White Collar News

One thing is clear about the practice we call white collar criminal defense – it is constantly changing and evolving! The issues are increasingly complex and the press coverage more intense than ever before. This page is a vehicle to keep you informed of breaking news, cutting edge developments, and recent scholarship. - White Collar News Archive 


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"Prosecutors Want Anthony Weiner to Serve About 2 Years in Prison," by Benjamin Weiser, New York Times, September 20, 2017.

"At Menendez Trial, Legal Wrestling Over Definition of ‘Constituent’," by Nick Corasaniti, New York Times, September 20, 2017.

"Editorial: Lawmakers are finding creative ways to shut down Trump administration's asset forfeiture program," The Dallas Morning News, September 18, 2017.

"Obstruction of Justice," by Brandon Fox and Daniel Welsh, Corporate Counsel, September 18, 2017.

" Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of U.S. Criminal Probe," by Tom Schoenberg, Anders Melin, and Matt Robinson, Bloomberg Markets, September 18, 2017.

"On Insider Trading, an Appeals Court Comes to Its Senses," by James B. Stewart, New York Times, September 14, 2017.

"The Volokh Conspiracy' Blog: House votes to curb asset forfeiture," by Ilya Somin, Washington Post, September 13, 2017.

"Abacus: Small Enough to Jail ," Frontline PBS, September 12, 2017.

"DA Seeks Prison Sentence for Former Dewey CFO," by Christine Simmons, New York Law Journal, September 12, 2017.

"Blago: His Life in Prison," by David Bernstein, Chicago Magazine, September 11, 2017.

"Editorial: Let’s have Menendez trial before the verdict," NorthJersey.com, September 10, 2017.

"Opening Arguments in Menendez Trial Focus on the Meaning of Friendship," by Nick Corasaniti, New York Times, September 6, 2017.

"As Menendez Trial Starts, What Has Been Keeping Prosecutors and Defense Lawyers Up at Night?," by Charles Toutant, New Jersey Law Journal, September 1, 2017.

"DOJ is investigating whether Uber broke the law against foreign bribery," by Elizabeth Dwoskin, Washington Post, August 29, 2017.

"Attorneys Say 'Martoma' Does Little to Settle Insider Trading Concerns," by B. Colby Hamilton, New York Law Journal, August 25, 2017.

"Citing 'Salman,' Second Circuit Finds Its Own Insider Trading Ruling Not 'Good Law'," by B Colby Hamilton, New York Law Journal, August 23, 2017.

"Menendez Is Denied Reprieve From Corruption Trial to Cast Senate Votes," by Nick Corasaniti, New York Times, August 23, 2017.

"Abbe Lowell faces his toughest challenge yet in Menendez trial," by Josh Gerstein, POLITICO, August 22, 2017.

"Why federal prosecutors often wimp out in going after financial malfeasance," by Paul Butler, Washington Post, August 10, 2017.

"White-Collar Enforcement Under Trump: From Corporate Criminal Liability to Regulatory Pile-On," by Jennifer Williams-Alvarez, Corporate Counsel, August 11, 2017.

"Jeff Sessions and the Resurgence of Civil Asset Forfeiture," by Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker, August 15, 2017.

"Israeli Billionaire Beny Steinmetz Detained in Investigation," by Jesse Drucker and Isabel Kershner, New York Times, August 14, 2017.

"Commonwealth Bank Chief to Quit Amid Money-Laundering Scandal," by Jaqueline Williams, New York Times, August 14, 2017.

"There Is Nothing New Under the Sun, Martin Shkreli Edition," by Joe Pinsker, The Atlantic, August 7, 2017.

"This Trump real estate deal looks awfully like criminal tax fraud," by David Herzig and Bridget Crawford, Washington Post, August 4, 2017.

"Executing Search Warrants in the Digital Age: 'United States v. Wey'," by Robert J Anello and Richard F Albert, New York Law Journal, July 31, 2017.

"Global Crime Growing, Along With DOJ's Cross-Border Cooperation," by Sue Reisinger, Corporate Counsel, July 21, 2017.

"How the Supreme Court Has Reined in Federal Prosecutors," by Marcia Coyle, National Law Journal, July 14, 2017.

"Silver May Start ‘Parade of Horribles’ Out of McDonnell Case, Critics Say," by Alan Feuer, The New York Times, July 13, 2017.

"Sheldon Silver’s 2015 Corruption Conviction Is Overturned," by Benjamin Weiser, The New York Times, July 13, 2017.

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