Grand Juries

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New York Grand Jury Indicts 12 Online Payday Lenders and 3 Individuals

In a shot across the bow of online payday lenders who allegedly disregard state law where their borrowers reside, a New York County grand jury recently voted a criminal usury and conspiracy indictment against 12 companies...more

Insider Trading Gets Political: Trading on Political Intelligence

Some things are better left unsaid. Especially, it seems, when they involve political intelligence shared by a congressional aide with a lobbyist linked to a political intelligence firm serving Wall Street traders....more

Supreme Court Holds That Criminal Defendants Challenging Pre-Trial Asset Seizure Cannot Contest a Grand Jury’s Determination of...

On February 25, 2014, in Kaley v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 that criminal defendants challenging the legality of a §853(e)(1) pre-trial asset seizure may not contest a grand jury's determination of...more

Courts are Consistently Ruling that the Act of Production Privilege Will Not Defeat Grand Jury Subpoenas Calling for Foreign Bank...

On December 13, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its decision in United States of America v. Under Seal. On December 19, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its...more

Coverage for Investigations and Conflicting Endorsements: Syracuse University Decision is Great for Policyholders

Just before the New Year the New York Appellate Division affirmed in about a dozen words the trial court decision in Syracuse University v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., No. 2012EF63, slip op. at 2...more

Grand Jury Indicts Swiss Lawyer and Banker in Tax Evasion Scheme

A New York federal grand jury recently indicted a Swiss lawyer and bank executive for their roles in allegedly assisting US citizens with hiding assets in Swiss bank accounts, allowing the US citizens to evade income taxes....more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - April 26, 2013

In this issue: - NFA Amends CPO and CTA Quarterly Reporting Requirements - SDNY Imposes Second Highest Penalty Under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - Grand Jury Indicts Swiss Lawyer and Banker in Tax...more

Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment For Alleged Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Violations

On March 28, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama announced that a federal grand jury had returned a two-count indictment against a used car dealer for violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)....more

What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation [Video]

Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what NOT to do if you are under investigation for a possible federal criminal charge. The wrong...more

What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury? [Video]

Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what happens in a federal grand jury. When a person receives a subpoena to appear in the grand...more

Do You Need A Lawyer for a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena? [Video]

Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses how a lawyer can add value if you have received a federal grand jury subpoena. If you'd like more...more

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