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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Enforcement doubts aside, US Senate panel passes bill imposing new standards on email access by US »
From the Barclays LIBOR rate-rigging to Standard Chartered’s Iran transactions, HSBC’s long-term money laundering and sanc...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
US FERC emerges as financial crime player with $470 million Barclays penalty »
A US regulator with broad enforcement powers levels a large monetary penalty against a big multinational financial institu...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Criticized for uneven start to UK Bribery Act cases, SFO adopts tougher enforcement stance »
Call it a serious about-face from the Serious Fraud Office. Earlier this month, the UK enforcement agency announced new po...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
NY Department of Financial Services emerges as bold new lawman in the financial crime badlands »
Financial crimes cases usually do not have the dramatic moments of an old Western movie, when a lawman standing alone appe...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Reforms OCC promised Senate panel in wake of HSBC fiasco not in view »
Last July 17, the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a public hearing that revealed many serious viol...
Monday, June 11, 2012
The days of soft handling of financial criminals are over, as US pulls wiretaps from its arsenal »
You would think they were common criminals. In growing numbers, Wall Street and other financial criminals are now facing t...
Sunday, May 6, 2012
FinCEN takes first step to forcing institutions to unmask ‘beneficial owners’ »
The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on February 29 took one of the most significant steps any financial regulatory...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
With few exceptions, US agencies get big boost in financial crime funding in FY 2013 Obama budget »
President Barack Obama’s FY 2013 budget includes large funding boosts for regulatory and enforcement agencies that combat...
Thursday, February 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
With e-discovery now a staple in federal criminal cases, ‘e-data rooms’ may become routine »
The recent e-discovery “Protocol” signed by the Department of Justice, the federal courts and the criminal defense bar dem...
Monday, February 20, 2012
New Obama ‘Financial Crimes Unit’ seeks to parlay federal, state resources and laws »
The Obama administration launches a new “financial crimes unit” that brings broadened resources, state partners and a shar...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Justice Department, US courts and defense bar agree to implement e-discovery “Protocols” »
It was inevitable. The drumbeats were getting too loud. The federal criminal courts were beckoning. Electronic information...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Expert shows how to spot tax-cheats using returns »
The importance of obtaining a debtor’s tax return when trying to locate assets has been discussed in print by experts on t...
Monday, February 6, 2012
Tax Investigations: What Can be Used? »
The original IRS 1040 forms and all other income tax returns are highly protected by law and by the IRS. In fact, law...

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