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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Expect More Second Amendment Fights
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?
As financial institutions and investors turn to social media to instantly share snippets of news and potential clues about market trends, the FBI and SEC are monitoring such postings for evidence of insider trading and...more
Following the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's investigation into the alleged fraudulent practices of a debt relief company, the CFPB and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced the...more
FinCEN recently issued interpretive guidance to clarify that it views certain activities involving convertible virtual currencies as money transmission services under the Bank Secrecy Act and FinCEN regulations....more
On May 7, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced mail and wire fraud charges against a debt settlement firm, its owner, and three of its employees. ...more
In This Issue:
- Financial Regulators Compete; JPMorgan Loses
- Six Ways to Survive the U.S. Congress
- How to Protect Your Brand from a Twitter Hacking
- Blogs Worth Following
- LEVICK In the News
Bitcoin – it sounds like a token you might use to play skeeball at a beachside arcade. It is actually a relatively new, virtual online “currency” being used for payments across the Internet. While some observers have noted...more
The Nevada Securities Law (Chapter 90 of Nevada Revised Statutes) is administered and enforced by the Securities Division of the Nevada Secretary of State. Last week, Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller issued this press...more
If Mitt Romney is right that 47% of Americans think of themselves as victims, then the Second Circuit's opinion in United States v. Lacy may be deeply unpopular.
Like Mitt Romney, Kirk Lacey and Omar Henry had a vision...more
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media.
In This Issue:
- Police Embrace Social Media as Crime-Fighting Tool
- LinkedIn's Profit Growth Leaves Social...more
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A federal judge has made a major reversal in the case of Steve Warshak, the Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals founder who was sentenced to 25 years for defrauding customers who bought his “male enhancement” pills, which were...more
The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York has snagged a further $733,000 from an Arizona - based bank allegedly involved in clearing financial transactions for global poker giant,...more
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