Federal Criminal Tax Charges and DOJ Tax Division Conference Requests
By Caroline Rule – December 5, 2019
Always request a DOJ Tax Division conference as soon as it appears that your client may face federal criminal tax charges.
From Indictment to Forfeiture: What's Yours Is (Now) Mine
By Jin-Ho King – December 5, 2019
A primer on criminal forfeiture and some of the traps along the way.
If We Were in OUR Home Country: Remedies for Victims
By Suzanne Bailey and Kayla Hall-Morgan – December 5, 2019
Victims of crimes such as domestic violence and human trafficking are either protected or made more vulnerable depending on their country's laws.
State Overhauls Criminal Discovery Rules
By Laura W. Givens – December 5, 2019
Early production of evidence will allow defendants to make informed decisions.
Internal Investigations Best Practices, Part II: Interviews
By Paul Rodrigues and Thomas Wagner – September 17, 2019
The investigator's job is to be methodical and well prepared with an investigation plan, yet willing to adjust course as the evidence dictates.
Understanding Cyberattacks and Best Practices in Triaging Breaches
By Sean Renshaw – September 17, 2019
What do you do when a cyber-related case lands on your desk or in your courtroom?
Defendant's Right to Exculpatory Evidence under Review
By Benjamin E. Long – July 22, 2019
Due process rights at guilty plea stage in question.
The Role of a Consulting Expert in Financial Litigation
By Michael Braverman and Chris Ekimoff – May 20, 2019
The forensic accounting capabilities of consulting experts set them apart from other accounting and finance professionals.
Judicial Notice: A Useful Tool to Consider
By Cheryl D. Stein – May 20, 2019
Often the simplest and most efficient way to establish facts that are essential to your case.
Video Testimony Replay Excluded from Closing Argument
By Jonathan R. Engel – April 23, 2019
Trial court did not abuse discretion in refusing replay of video testimony.
When and Why to Consider Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct
By Ariel A. Neuman and Jen C. Won – March 21, 2019
A white-collar primer for civil litigators.
Cannabis Cash: Tips for Financial Institutions
By Wade A. Thomson and E.K. McWilliams – February 6, 2019
A growing number of financial institutions are providing services to MRBs--despite uncertainty about future DOJ actions.
New Maryland Gun Law: Immediate Surrender of Firearms
By Farrah Champagne – February 6, 2019
Extreme risk protective orders require strict compliance or respondents risk facing harsh penalties.
Internal Investigations Best Practices, Part I: Protocols
By Paul Rodrigues and Thomas Wagner – February 6, 2019
Proper planning is critical to the success of a fraud investigation.
GDPR: Impact on Corporate Investigations and Due Diligence
By Jane Shvets and Robert Maddox – February 6, 2019
In collecting personal information, companies must adhere to the GDPR's heightened data-protection regulations.
United States v. Coinbase: One Year Later
By Benjamin Tompkins – February 6, 2019
Individuals who have used or are contemplating using cryptocurrency to shield income should be forewarned.