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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"Mexico's New Anticorruption Framework: Key Takeaways for Businesses," by Saskia Zandieh and Diego Sierra, Corporate Counsel, November 1, 2016.

"This obscure government agency has a plan to put Wall Street CEOs in prison," by Renae Merle, The Washington Post, October 26, 2016.

"Fighting Insider Trading Charges, Son Seeks Immunity for Father," by Peter J. Henning, The New York Times, October 24, 2016.

"Will the DOJ Find Deutsche Bank 'Too Big to Jail'?," by John F. Wood, Corporate Counsel, October 20, 2016.

"California Investigates Whether Wells Fargo Committed Criminal Identity Theft," by Richard Gonzales, NPR, October 19, 2016.

"When Kleptocrats Bring Money Into The U.S., There's Now A Plan To Seize It," by Jackie Northam, NPR, October 13, 2016.

"Judge finds probable cause to investigate Christie over Bridgegate complaint," by Ryan Hutchins, POLITICO, October 13, 2016.

"Is it insider trading to share corporate information with a relative? Supreme Court hears arguments," by Renae Merle, The Washington Post, October 5, 2016.

"Opinion: 'McDonnell' and the Future of Political Corruption Cases," by Joseph Martini and Jacob Sand, The Connecticut Law Tribune, October 3, 2016.

"Argument preview: Justices to consider what constitutes a “personal benefit” in insider trading," by Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog, September 28, 2016.

"Argument preview: Court to consider scope of federal bank-fraud statute," by Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog, September 27, 2016.

"Opinion: The human face of overcriminalization," by Derrick Hollie, The Washington Times, September 27, 2016.

"Civil Forfeiture Plaintiffs Argue for Class Status in Phila.," by Ben Seal, The Legal Intelligencer, September 26, 2016.

"Ex-Cuomo Aides Charged in Federal Corruption Inquiry," by William K. Rashbaum, Vivian Yee, and Benjamin Weiser, September 22, 2016.

"Federal prosecutors launch probe into Wells Fargo’s sales tactics," by Renae Merie and Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post, September 14, 2016.

"GWB Scandal Figures Face Uphill Fight Over Criminal Intent," by Bill Wichert, Law360, September 9, 2016.

"No new trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell," by Ariane de Vogue, CNN, September 8, 2016.

"A Year Later, GCs Say Yates Memo Undermining Their Roles," by Sue Reisinger, Corporate Counsel, September 8, 2016.

"U.S. attorney’s office recommends putting Robert McDonnell on trial again," by Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post, September 2, 2016.

"Barry Pollack: Why the DOJ must publicise its defeats," by Roger Hamilton-Martin, Global Investigations Review, August 26, 2016.

"Silver, Like Skelos, Can Remain Free While Appealing Graft Conviction," by Benjamin Weiser, The New York Times, August 25, 2016.

"Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence," by Solomon Wisenberg, White Collar Crime Prof Blog, August 23, 2016.

"Episode Forty-Nine – United States v. FedEx Corp.: The Billion Dollar-plus Criminal Case that Simply Wasn’t," NACDL's "The Criminal Docket" Podcast Series, August 22, 2016.

"DOJ Ordered to Pay Legal Fees for Ted Stevens Prosecutors," by Zoe Tillman, The National Law Journal, August 22, 2016.

"To Crack Down on Securities Fraud, States Reward Whistle-Blowers," by Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times, August 21, 2016.

"Jury Finds Ex-Banker Guilty of Insider Trading," by Jason Grant and Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal, August 17, 2016.

"Blog: Criminal defense bar sides with business lobby in False Claims Act case at SCOTUS," by Alison Frankel, Reuters, August 17, 2016.

"Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Is Convicted on All Counts," by Jess Bidgood, The New York Times, August 15, 2016.

"Kane Defense Rests Without Witnesses; Closings Set for Monday," by Ben Seal, The Legal Intelligencer, August 12, 2016.

"Appeals Court OKs Seizure of Megaupload's Mega-Assets Overseas," by Tony Mauro, The National Law Journal, August 12, 2016.

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