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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"New Push in Congress to Reverse ‘Overcriminalization’ in Criminal Code," by Gary Fields, The Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2016.

"Attorney Who Ran Ponzi Scheme Sentenced to 5 Years," by Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal, May 20, 2016.

"The One-Day Over-Criminalization Event You’ve Been Waiting For!," by Matt Kaiser, Above The Law, May 19, 2016.

"High-Rolling Sports Gambler and a Former Dean Foods Chairman Charged With Insider Trading," by Matthew Goldstein and Ben Protess, The New York Times, May 19, 2016.

"Opinion: Don’t make a federal case out of it," by Wendy Kaminer, Boston Globe, May 16, 2016.

"Dean Skelos Is Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Corruption Case," by Benjamin Weiser and Vivian Lee, The New York Times, May 12, 2016.

"Yates Challenges Critics of the Justice Department's White-Collar Investigations Policy," by Katelyn Polantz, The National Law Journal, May 10, 2016.

"Panama Papers include dozens of Americans tied to financial frauds," by Michael Hudson, Jake Bernstein, Ryan Chittum, Will Fitzgibbon, and Catherine Dunn, The Washington Post, May 9, 2016.

"Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online," BBC, May 9, 2016.

"More Charges May Be Coming Against Shkreli, Attorney," by Christine Simmons, New York Law Journal, May 4, 2016.

"What Sheldon Silver’s Sentence Says About Albany," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, May 3, 2016.

"Sheldon Silver, Ex-New York Assembly Speaker, Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence," by Benjamin Weiser and Vivian Lee, The New York Times, May 3, 2016.

"Supreme Court wrestles with corruption law," by Lydia Wheeler, The Hill, April 30, 2016.

"Opinion: What I learned after my arrest for bribery: Our system is broken," by Richard Lipsky, Crain's New York, April 29, 2016.

"Former Rendell Chief of Staff Charged in FBI Probe," by P.J. D'Annunzio and Gina Passarella, The Legal Intelligencer, April 29, 2016.

"​Panama Papers Part 2: The world's dirty laundry becomes searchable," by Claire Reilly, CNET, April 27, 2016.

"Supreme Court justices seem skeptical of McDonnell’s conviction," by Robert Barnes and Laura Vozzella, The Washington Post, April 27, 2016.

"Justices to Take Up 'Criminal Intent' Challenge to Bank-Fraud Statute," by Tony Mauro, The National Law Journal, April 25, 2016.

"Opinion: Justice Department Launches FCPA Self-Reporting Pilot Program," by Alison Tanchyk, Daily Business Review, April 22, 2016.

"Why the S.E.C. Didn’t Hit Goldman Sachs Harder," by Jesse Eisinger, The New Yorker, April 21, 2016.

"Sheldon Silver Apologizes as Prosecutors Seek a Sentence of More Than 14 Years," by Benjamin Weiser, The New York Times, April 20, 2016.

"Panama Papers: US launches criminal inquiry into tax avoidance claims," by Rupert Neate, The Guardian, April 19, 2016.

"The IRS warns Americans: Fess up before we read the Panama Papers," by Hanna Kozlowska, Quartz, April 18, 2016.

"U.S. Cites Extramarital Affairs as Misuse of Power in Sheldon Silver Case," by Benjamin Weiser, The New York Times, April 15, 2016.

"E.U.’s Five Biggest Economies Join Tax Crackdown After Panama Papers," by Stephen Castle, The New York Times, April 15, 2016.

"Opinion: Don’t Blame Panama. Tax Evasion Is a Global Problem.," by Juan Carlos Varela, The New York Times, April 11, 2016.

"Treasury moves to crack down on tax evasion," by Danny Vinik, Politico, April 10, 2016.

"How Panama ended up in the middle of a financial scandal," by Joshua Partlow and Ana Swanson, The Washington Post, April 9, 2016.

"For U.S. tax cheats, Panama Papers reveal a perilous new world," by Scott Higham, The Washington Post, April 8, 2016.

"WikiLeaks criticizes lack of access to Panama Papers," by Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, April 7, 2016.

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