Friday, February 4, 2011
David Beasley, Bloomberg, Ex-HealthSouth CEO Scrushy Loses Appeal of $2.88 Billion Civil Judgment
Robert Barnes, Wash Post, Recent decisions amount to a dressing down for 9th Circuit
Artur Davis, MarketWatch, Court could redefine insider trading-Commentary: Vague laws invite overreaching
Kyros & Pressley, LLP, SEC Whistleblower Blog, Five travel expense related FCPA violations
Ann Woolner, Bloomberg, Wall Street’s Ways Make Jury Selection Tricky (w/ a hat tip to Linda Friedman Ramirez)
Mike Scarcella, BLT Blog, Roger Clemens Waives Defense Attorney Conflict
Mike Scarcella, BLT Blog, D.C. Judge: Scott Bloch Must Spend At Least One Month in Jail
DOJ Press Release, Former Senate Office Manager Convicted in $75,000 Wire Fraud Scheme
DOJ Press Release, Maxwell Technologies Inc. Resolves Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigation and Agrees to Pay $8 Million Criminal Penalty - Enforcement Actions by DOJ and SEC Result in Penalties and Disgorgement of Approximately $13.65 Million
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
A Press Release from the law firm of Holland & Knight reports that William Shepherd, who served seven years in the Office of the Attorney General of Florida, and was appointed in 2007 by former Attorney General Bill McCollum as Florida's Statewide Prosecutor has joined the offices of Holland & Knight as part of their white collar defense team.Shepherd was responsible for leading eight offices throughout Florida in the investigation and prosecution of multi-circuit criminal activity.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Mike Scarcella, BLT Blog, has an article about a sentencing of an in-house counsel - Former In-House Counsel of Buddy's Carpet Gets Prison for Tax Fraud. Will be see more of this with Dodd-Frank? The role of gatekeepers can be difficult as they serve a client internally, but also have a larger master in the government.