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When Is An Internal Investigation Not Privileged?

Compliance programs have grown in importance along with the demands of new laws and regulations. These programs are increasingly seen as vital to preventing corporate misconduct or, at least, mitigating sanctions if misconduct…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Out-Of-Balance: Basic Flaws In The Brady System

In recent years, the repeated, notable failures of the Brady disclosure regime by which prosecutors are required to produce evidence favorable to the accused in criminal cases have led to a cascade of criticism and growing calls…more

| Criminal Law

Stephen Cutler Has A Point About The Increasing Size Of Settlements

In late November, J.P. Morgan, the Justice Department and other agencies reached a $13 billion settlement over practices involving mortgage securities. Three days later, J.P. Morgan’s General Counsel, Stephen Cutler,…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Business...

Selective Waiver in the Second Circuit -- Is it Dead, or Just Dying?

When the government launches an investigation of a company, senior management typically calls for an internal investigation of the facts and tries to cooperate by sharing with the government the information that is gathered. At…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking,...

Should College Athletics Go Corporate?

Millions of Americans spent much of their holiday weekend watching college football. While fans around the country enjoyed watching Auburn’s thrilling win in the Iron Bowl or seeing Ohio State hold on against its arch-rival…more

| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts

The SEC's 2013 Whistleblower Report: Things Left Unsaid

Released late last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s 2013 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program (the “Report”) revealed that the program has continued to grow in popularity. The Report, however, also…more

| Securities Law

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