Ariel Neuman and Naomi Solomon Provide Analysis of Walmart FCPA Investigation

Principal Ariel Neuman and associate Naomi Solomon authored the Daily Journal article, “How Walmart Pulled off an FCPA Win,” analyzing the retailer’s recently concluded seven-year Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation. The article provides an in-depth look into Walmart’s mishandling of its anti-corruption efforts prior to the investigation and details the ...

Paul Chan Authors Article on the Rise and Impact of Chinese Economic Espionage

Managing Principal Paul Chan authored an article for Bloomberg Law titled, “The Rise in Economic Espionage Cases Involving China.” The article details the recent surge in Chinese economic espionage prosecutions in light of the heightened focus on such cases by the DOJ and FBI. Chan also describes the impact of ...

Your Fingerprint is Now the FBI’s Key to Your Phone

Remember the big fight about whether the FBI could force Apple to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone? Old news. Biometric identification on new iPhones and Androids – fingerprint sensors, iris scans, etc. – provide a new means by which law enforcement can force you to unlock your phone. As reported by Law360, this week a federal district ...

Ariel Neuman and Jen Won Author Article on Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct

Principal Ariel Neuman and Associate Jen Won authored an article for the American Bar Association (ABA) entitled, “When and Why to Consider Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct.” Published in the winter edition of the ABA Commercial & Business Litigation newsletter, the article provides civil litigators with guidance regarding the pros and ...

Bird Marella Publishes Its 2018 Year in Review

Bird Marella is proud to present our 2018 Year in Review, summarizing the firm’s most significant accomplishments from the past year. This issue highlights our new additions, victories, accolades, diversity, and continued community involvement. Join us in reflecting on an amazing 2018.

Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett Analyze Escobar’s Impact on FCA Claims

Bird Marella attorneys Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett co-authored the article, “FCA Claims after Escobar.” Featured in the Daily Journal, the article provides an in-depth analysis of the Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Universal Health Services, Inc. v Escobar and its continuing effects on False Claims Act (FCA) litigation. Chan ...

Paul Chan and Fanxi Wang Author Law360 Article Outlining Strategies For Parallel Civil and Criminal Proceedings

Bird Marella attorneys Paul Chan and Fanxi Wang authored an expert analysis for Law360, “When Civil Litigants Face Criminal Proceedings.”  The article delves into potential implications for a civil defendant who invokes the Fifth Amendment privilege, and explores a range of strategic tools that such defendants may use in the civil case, including motions to stay, ...

Six Ways to Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme

Bird Marella principal Ariel Neuman and associate Jen Won co-authored an article for Bloomberg BNA titled, “Six Ways to Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme.” The article enumerates six rules for businesses and business owners to avoid finding themselves cooperated into international money launder schemes and subject to ...