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Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
With Probable Cause and Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Supreme Court Would Rather Keep Things Fluid
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Marijuana in the Workplace
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
Weekly Brief: Courthouse Violence on the Rise
How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
Ex-Boy Scout Trial Exposes Group’s “Pervert” Cover Up
Do You Need A Lawyer for a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena?
How Do Federal Prosecutors Categorize People Who Are Involved in an Investigation?
In This Issue:
- Firm News:
DoJ Star Healthcare Fraud Prosecutor Joins Washington, D.C. Office; and Quinn Emanuel Wins Top Honors at the Inaugural U.S. Benchmark Annual Awards
Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Money stolen from victims of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme is earmarked for someone who may have been an accomplice in the fraud, and the agreement is being kept secret by a federal district judge. ...more
In This Issue:
- New HIPAA “Megarule” Broadens Enforcement
- Government Declines to Seek Rehearing of Landmark Off-Label Speech Decision
- Seizure of Rothstein Ponzi Assets Highlights Tension Between...more
Feb. 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A recent shooting at a courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware highlights a disturbing rise in violence in and around courts. Mary...more
One benefit of conducting business through a corporation, limited liability company or other limited liability entity is the “shield” from personal liability that these entities generally afford stockholders, directors and...more
Faced with millions of dollars in debt exacerbated by high medical bills due to a serious heart condition, Grammy award-winning singer Toni Braxton filed for bankruptcy for the second time in 15 years. Ms. Braxton is now...more
Baseball star-cum would-be financial magnate Lenny Dykstra was sentenced to six-and-a-half months in prison this week for hiding assets from his bankruptcy estate....more
John Hanson, a former FBI Agent and practicing forensic accountant, takes you inside of his mind and behind the numbers of a Ponzi Scheme to answer the universal question: "Where did all that money go?"
Based on actual...more
October 26, 2012 - International & Transnational Criminal Defense Lawyers
Our paper focuses on articles concerning US Federal Criminal Defense, INTERPOL Red Notice Removal, International Extradition and OFAC SDN Sanctions...more
Perhaps Ramie Marston was confused?
She filed for bankruptcy on her own - without a lawyer.
When you file for bankruptcy, you have to fill out a lot of paperwork. Here, Ms. Marston was asked what other names she'd...more
Breaking the bankruptcy law could have serious criminal consequences. It is so important to disclose everything, be honest and act with integrity in bankruptcy....more
The following definitions apply to this chapter and to chapter 64:
a. "Contest of chance" means any contest, game, pool, gaming scheme or gaming device in which the outcome depends in a material...more
July 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia talks with Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist and editor-at-large Bill Rochelle about the week's bankruptcy news and legal developments in the Peregrine and San...more
Russell Wasendorf Sr., the chief executive of the futures brokerage firm Peregrine Financial Group, violated section 1001(a)(1) & (3) of Title 18 by “making and using false statements in a matter within the jurisdiction of...more
On July 3, HM Treasury published a consultation paper on sanctions for the directors of failed banks.
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra agreed to a plea deal on federal bankruptcy fraud charges last month, following accusations that he sold or removed up to $400,000 worth of memorabilia and household goods from his home and...more
June 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia talks with Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist and editor-at-large Bill Rochelle about a recent report released by James Giddens, trustee in the MF Global bankruptcy case,...more
May 10 (Bloomberg Law) -- Stuart Saft, the former head of the real estate group at Dewey & LeBoeuf, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that legal headhunters spread blog stories about the firm's financial problems to...more
STATEMENT OF FACTS
The Debtor is first compelled to address and correct one of many misstatements of opposing counsel, in that the Debtor is not in a position to know with any degree of certainty the identity of the owner...more
DEBTOR’S OBJECTION & OPPOSITION TO WELLS FARGO BANK'S MOTION FOR RELIEF FROM AUTOMATIC STAY
STATEMENT OF FACTS
1. The Debtor is first compelled to address and correct one of many misstatements of opposing counsel, in...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Bankruptcy is your right under the law. The bankruptcy code is set up to help you out of your burdensome debts and could mean the difference between financial survival and financial ruin to you. But sadly there are some...more
Directors may rely on the company lawyer's confidential advice, only to find it released to prosecutors or regulators by a liquidator. Is that allowed? read on...more
$499 Bankruptcy – Is that for real????
$499, $899, low price, or free bankruptcy advice were a few of the advertisements I saw while searching bankruptcy terms today on Google. Most of these ads were appearing in the Google...more
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