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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Prevails in Securities Fraud, RICO Case

The SEC has brought a series of investment fund fraud and Ponzi schemes. Indeed, the Commission has brought so many of these cases in recent years they have become a staple....more

2014—A Record-Setting Year for Whistleblowers

2014 was a record-breaking year for whistleblowers, including both the U.S. Department of Justice’s prosecution of cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s prosecution of cases...more

California Lawyer 2015 Roundtable Series: White-Collar Defense

The latest developments in white-collar criminal law include a gamechanging decision on insider trading, new sentencing guidelines for fraud convictions, more options for filing charges under the bank fraud statutes, and a...more

Ethics in Pharmaceutical Sales: Strengthening Corporate Culture and Preventing False Claims Act Violations

“I didn’t set out to commit a crime. I certainly didn’t set out to hurt anyone… I was kind of a hero, because I helped the company make its numbers every quarter. And I thought I was doing a good thing. I thought I was...more

Compliance in the C-Suite

The ongoing debate whether certain executives are “too big to jail” misses the most important trend in corporate governance – namely, that criminal conduct is rising in the C-Suite. Viewed from a broad perspective, since...more

From Second and State: Capitol Wrap

House and Senate members were told this week to not make any plans for the first part of July as the leaders and the governor continue to work on a budget deal. This week, Gov. Tom Corbett’s spokesperson Jay Pagni told the...more

White Collar Watch - September 2013

Contents - FDIC filing more suits against officers and directors of failed financial institutions - Third Circuit upholds 12-year prison sentence for former BigLaw associate - Health care executives...more

White Collar Watch - July 2013

In This Issue: - Factors in Forfeiture: Eleventh Circuit Rules in Seizure of Rothstein Ponzi Assets - Health Care False Statement Statute Serves as Backstop for Government In Nearly Failed Prosecution -...more

Chinese Detain Pharmaceutical Company Managers in Economic Crime Probe

This week, reports have arisen that Chinese authorities in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, and Changsha detained high-level GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) managers as part of an investigation into potential “economic crimes.” The...more

Alabama Legislative Update – Week 9: Bills Make Significant Progress in the House

Legislators convened for a three-day work week that ended in early adjournment on Thursday afternoon as lawmakers left Montgomery to beat anticipated severe weather. Day 20 concluded a week that saw progress on several...more

Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current Federal Criminal Cases

August 14, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney. Topics Include: Federal...more

California Attorney General Creates Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit; Increased Enforcement Likely

On July 19th, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced the formation of a new Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit within the state’s Department of Justice. The move is widely seen as a means of stepping up...more

May 2, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

December 20, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

November 2011: White Collar Update

In This Update: Excerpt from: Food and Drug Regulators Step up Prosecution of Corporate Officers for Misconduct: U.S. regulatory authorities recently have made increasing use of a long dormant doctrine to prosecute...more

October 21, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

White Collar Litigation Update

The DOJ’s and SEC’s Recent Focus on Insider Trading: The U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) tend to fixate on different categories of fraud at different times. During the early...more

Health Care Enforcement Defense Alert: DOJ and HHS Announce Efforts to Obtain Proactive Data Mining Tools to Supplement Anti-Fraud...

In yet another health-related joint law enforcement initiative, Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced yesterday, December 16th, that they would...more

The Government Revamps Its Weapon Against False Claims: The New Amendments to the False Claims Act

Federal government funding now comes with increased potential liability and treble damages exposure for a broader scope of entities as a result of new amendments to the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”),[1]signed into law last...more

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