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Can I keep more of my ill-gotten gains? 

26 June 2017

Can I keep more of my ill-gotten gains?  Rik Workman

The recent US Supreme Court ruling in Kokesh v SEC concludes, once and for all, that the SEC disgorgement orders applied in many federal securities cases do constitute a penalty, are not simply remedial and are therefore subject to the five-year statute of limitations. Rik Workman at Forensic Risk Alliance explores the potential consequences of this ruling for FCPA cases.