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Friday, September 28, 2007

KPMG Judge Speaks Out on Government's Investigative Powers in Corporate Criminal Cases

Judge Lewis Kaplan, the federal district court judge presiding over the government's prosecution of bogus tax shelters marketed by KPMG said it may be time to curb the government's investigative powers in cases alleging corporate criminal liability.  "I question whether placing virtually unchecked power in the hands of any branch of government" is the right thing, Judge Kaplan said,  WSJ, KPMG Judge Questions Laws, Tactics Used in Corporate Cases.

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