Sunday, May 7, 2006

Hearing on Thompson Memo (Attorney Fee Question for KPMG Defendants) is Today

The KPMG defendants have a hearing today that may at last expose the government's use of the Thompson Memo to secure cooperation from companies to the detriment of its individuals. (see Order here) Whether the government can influence a company not to pay individual attorney fees is at the heart of the discussion. For a list of some of the prior posts on the KPMG Defendants Case, see the following posts-

KPMG Defendants Receive Support - here (includes amicus brief)

KPMG Defendants Receive Unfavorable Ruling - here

KPMG Tax Shelter Mega Trial - here

The Prosecution Side in the KPMG Case- here

The Thin Line Between Tax Planning and Tax Fraud: The KPMG Individual Conspiracy Indictment - here (includes Indictment)

Nine Indicted for Conspiracy Related to KPMG Tax Shelters- here

Attorney -Client Privilege Issue and KPMG - here

More Indictments Are Coming KPMG - here

Does the Push Against Organizations Paying Attorney's Fees for Employees Violate Their Constitutional Rights? - here

Is the KPMG Tax Partner Indictment That Bad? - here

Three KPMG Accountants Sanctioned for Fabricating Audit Workpapers - here

Ten More Indicted in KPGM Case - here

Bail Denied in a White Collar Case - here

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