An electronics expert from Moscow pled guilty Monday in Manhattan and agreed to forfeit more than $19 million in what federal prosecutors call a gargantuan hacking and fraud scheme that victimized over 80 million customers at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Ariel Neuman of Bird Marella Boxer Wolpert Nessim Drooks Lincenberg & Rhow PC went to bat for North America's largest pipeline company in a recent criminal oil spill trial and is currently defending a former Backpage.com executive in a highly watched federal case, putting him among Law360’s White Collar Rising Stars.
President Donald Trump doesn't have sweeping immunity against investigations while he is president, and arguments to stop subpoenas seeking his personal tax returns should be heard in state court, the Manhattan district attorney told a federal court on Monday.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP announced Monday that it has lured a prominent criminal defense attorney away from the firm he founded to join its Houston office, where he’ll continue defending Texas’ attorney general against felony securities fraud charges.
Nevada's highest court has disbarred an attorney who in February acknowledged participating in securities fraud as part of a scam in which federal prosecutors contended investors lost more than $60 million through buying shares in a fake diamond company.
A chief executive and stock promoter have been charged in New York federal court in relation to an alleged scheme to artificially inflate the value of Renewable Energy and Power Inc. stock before selling the shares at a profit, according to an indictment made public on Monday.
Another former binary options trader was sentenced to prison on Monday for his role in a $145 million investment scam based out of Israel.
The former CEO of two Seattle-area information technology companies was sentenced to over seven years in prison for fraud and tax charges, brought over what prosecutors claim was a yearslong visa fraud scheme involving hundreds of workers.
Two mortgage loan companies want the full Fifth Circuit to rehear their appeal of a nearly $300 million judgment arising from alleged federal loan insurance fraud during the mortgage crisis, saying the original appeals panel twisted a causation standard.
A New York federal court on Monday tossed conspiracy claims against Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht in a suit that ties the plummeting value of its bonds to a $3.3 billion bribery scheme, finding that alleged financial misrepresentations weren't the result of a formal agreement between the company and its subsidiary.
Allen & Overy LLP has added a prosecutor who was part of the team investigating the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme as a partner in its litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution practice, the firm has announced.
French oil and gas company TechnipFMC PLC agreed to pay more than $5 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle claims the business bribed Iraqi government officials, according to an administrative proceeding filed by the regulator Monday.
One of the two former public officials ensnared in the so-called Bridgegate political revenge scandal is seeking a New Jersey federal judge's blessing to travel to Ireland amid a pending U.S. Supreme Court review of their convictions, citing the need to rebuild his life.
A project manager who embezzled $3.4 million from Beck Group during construction of a $40 million hotel in downtown Houston was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison by a Texas federal judge.
Former JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Perella Weinberg Partners investment banker Sean Stewart on Monday was again convicted of insider trading over a purported scheme to leak confidential information about health care company mergers for his father to trade on.
The College of New Rochelle filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday, a little more than a month after it closed its doors, according to a voluntary petition filed in New York bankruptcy court.
Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings filed six Chancery Court actions late Thursday aimed at dissolving 15 Delaware-chartered business entities based on their ties to a range of criminal enterprises varying from drug distribution networks to politically connected white collar criminals and a longtime African strongman.
As convicted NCAA bribery conspirator Christian Dawkins fought for a more lenient sentence in Manhattan federal court Friday, Cleveland State University told Law360 that his father, Lou, was fired from his job as an assistant basketball coach in July for soliciting $25,000 from a student-athlete.
A former Societe Generale SA executive accused of rigging the Paris bank's submissions to the London Interbank Offered Rate asked the Second Circuit to throw out the case Friday, saying a lower court wrongly classified her as a fugitive.
Prosecutors have hit back against a claim by embattled celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti that he was singled out for his criticism of President Donald Trump and that the extortion and conspiracy charges against him are politically motivated, saying there's no evidence to back up Avenatti’s claim.
New York federal prosecutors have announced that two people were indicted on charges that they cheated elderly people out of more than $10 million by selling them computer virus repair services after making them think their computers were infected.
A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit on Friday appeared to disagree with a lower court’s ruling and the U.S. Department of Justice’s assertions that advocates of free speech on the internet and groups supporting sex workers lack standing to challenge a new federal law designed to crack down on sex trafficking online.
A New York federal judge has determined that recordings of conversations between CIA agents and a former employee accused of spilling secrets to WikiLeaks can stay classified.
A Staten Island woman pled guilty Friday to pilfering $407,000 while serving as treasurer of a charity that supports families of slain New York City police officers and using the money to pay for Barbra Streisand concert tickets and personal expenses.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has disbarred a former Democratic power broker despite his tearful plea to keep his law license following his 2015 federal convictions for accepting kickbacks to help a software developer secure municipal business.
As an early advocate of the American Bar Association's year-old well-being pledge, we launched an integrated program to create and sustain a supportive workplace culture with initiatives focused on raising mental health awareness, embracing creativity and giving back to the community, says Casey Ryan at Reed Smith.
In the approaching U.S. Supreme Court term, white collar practitioners should follow Kelly v. United States for its potential to narrow criminal fraud law, along with three pending certiorari petitions, and the voting patterns of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, say Brook Dooley and Cody Gray at Keker Van Nest.
Our firm drives a holistic concept of well-being through educational opportunities, such as a series of expert-led workshops intended to address mental health and substance abuse issues that we vowed to fight when we signed the American Bar Association's well-being pledge one year ago, says Krista Logelin at Morgan Lewis.
Signing the American Bar Association's well-being pledge last year was a natural progression of our firm's commitment to employee wellness, which has included developing partnerships with professionals in the mental health space to provide customized programming to firm attorneys and staff, say Annette Sciallo and Mark Goldberg at Latham.
One year ago, our firm signed the American Bar Association's well-being pledge and embraced a commitment to providing on-site behavioral health resources, which has since become a key aspect of our well-being program, say Meg Meserole and Kimberly Merkel at Akin Gump.
After our firm signed the American Bar Association’s well-being pledge one year ago, we launched two key programs that included weekly meditation sessions and monthly on-site chair massages to help people address both the mental and physical aspects of working at a law firm, says Marci Eisenstein at Schiff Hardin.
Utah's recently enacted Electronic Information or Data Privacy Act and other states' laws that follow it will change long-standing practices in how companies that collect or store users’ personal data respond to law enforcement requests, say attorneys at Baker Botts.
The early and prompt provision of samples from all electronically stored information sources as a part of ESI protocol search methodology is consistent with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and may allow for significant cost savings during discovery, says Zachary Caplan at Berger Montague.
In the absence of a federal rule governing deposition location, federal courts are frequently called on to resolve objections to out-of-state deposition notices. Recent decisions reveal what information is crucial to courts in making the determination, says Kevin O’Brien at Porter Wright.
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 57 and its state counterparts provide a method for expediting claims for declaratory judgment that warrants closer attention than it has historically received from litigants and courts, say attorneys at Gibson Dunn.
My conservative, Catholic parents never skipped a beat when accepting that I was gay, and encouraged me to follow my dreams wherever they might lead. But I did not expect they would lead to the law, until I met an inspiring college professor, says James Holmes of Clyde & Co.
Following the recent federal indictment of a former Uber executive on allegations of trade secret theft — the latest sign that the government is increasingly pursuing criminal prosecution for these crimes — companies should consider the risks and complications of both civil litigation and criminal prosecution when seeking to protect their own trade secrets, says Mindy Morton of Procopio Cory.
The Wayback Machine, which archives screenshots of websites at particular points in time, can be an invaluable tool in litigation, but attorneys need to follow a few simple steps early in the discovery process to increase the odds of being able to use materials obtained from the archive, says Timothy Freeman of Tanenbaum Keale.
Although it is too soon to say how recent legislative changes designed to address long-standing problems at the Internal Revenue Service Whistleblower Program will pan out, its prospects are already much improved, say Michael Ronickher and Carolina Gonzalez at Constantine Cannon.
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee’s proposed addition to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 7.1 needs to be amended slightly to prevent late-stage jurisdictional confusion in cases where the parties do not have attributed citizenship, says GianCarlo Canaparo at The Heritage Foundation.