01 Jun 2015

A trap for the unwary: Emails

In our modern lives, emails and electronically stored information are ubiquitous. Few businesses could survive without relying on electronic communication, both internally and externally. In most of my cases now, emails comprise nearly all of …

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13 Mar 2015

United States v. Clay: When Executives Receive Jail Time For Ordinary Business Decisions

 Click here for the link to attorney Matt Kaiser’s excellent article about the United States v. Clay case published by the Washington Legal Foundation. The Washington Legal Foundation has taken a leading role in the …

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07 Oct 2014

Court should reverse defendants’ convictions based on well-reasoned decision in United States v. Whiteside

The Reason Foundation is a champion of libertarian thought and protector of individual rights. It published an excellent summary of the Clay case and the Whiteside holding at the Reason Foundation site. The piece provides …

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26 May 2015

Who is your Daddy? – The Mistake of Corporate Counsel Representing the C-Suite Members and the Company

I recently attended a highly regarded get-together in New York involving in-house corporate counsel and representatives from the Department of Justice. The focus of the meeting, as usual, was on the Department’s continuing efforts to …

Corporate Governance
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04 May 2015

Strange Bedfellows: Politics, Friendship, and Bribery

Strange Bedfellows: Politics, Friendship, and Bribery

 

C-Suite executives often form productive relationships with federal, state, or local politicians and bureaucrats. These interactions are often part and parcel of doing business in a highly-regulated economy. …

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27 Apr 2015

Psst, I Got a Tip On a Hot Stock

Over the last several years, there has been a big push by the DOJ (particularly in New York) and the SEC to prosecute C-Suite executives, and those who work with them, for insider trading violations. …

Criminal Defense SEC Enforcement Securities Fraud White-Collar
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