Brian Whisler


9th Circuit Addresses Government Efforts to Seize Electronic Data

Setting up a circuit split, the 9th Circuit full en banc court recently modified an earlier panel opinion which sets forth the criteria by which investigators and judges are to evaluate electronic data seized under a warrant…more
 /  Criminal Law

UK Bribery Act Surpasses FCPA in breadth and rigor

Provides observations on the compliance impact and distinctives of the UK Anti-Bribery Act and the US FCPA…more

Virginia: Bellwether Venue for Financial and Securities Fraud Enforcement

On June 15, 2010, Lee Bentley Farkas, the former CEO and Chairman of Florida based Taylor, Bean and Whitaker (TBW), was handcuffed and arrested outside of his health and fitness club, and was sent to the U.S. District Court in…more
 /  Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Proposed Amendments to Sentencing Guidelines: Revisions Dovetail with UK Bribery Act and Impact Effectiveness of Compliance Programs

Amendments to US Sentencing Guidelines and UK Bribery Act each bear upon corporate compliance best practices…more
 /  Criminal Law
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