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Peter J. Gallagher
Is A Locked, Fenced-In Parking Lot A "Structure"? It is in New Jersey

By Peter J. Gallagher ( @pjsgallagher ) I was in law school during the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky drama. When the pundits seized on Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony about what the "meaning of 'is' is," I recall one of...

DLA Piper
Non-US Companies and Executives at Risk from US RICO Law

By Kevin Walsh , Douglas Walter Mateyaschuk , Richard F. Hans , and Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry More frequently than ever before, American plaintiffs and prosecutors are using US laws to target conduct that has little, if any, connection to the United...

Williams Mullen
Structuring Trips Up Speaker Hastert

By Robert J. Higdon Jr. Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Dennis Hastert entered the well of a courtroom in the Northern District of Illinois recently to enter a plea of not guilty to charges that he structured more than...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
New Wyoming Law Criminalizes “Unlawful Collection of Resource Data”

A recently passed Wyoming law, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this bill: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], now criminalizes certain kinds of data collection: specifically, unauthorized collection of natural resource data. The new Wyoming Senate...

Williams Mullen
The FIFA Prosecution & the Strategy Behind the Federal Criminal Indictment

By Robert J. Higdon Jr. On May 27, 2015 the United States Department of Justice unsealed several charging documents involving the Federation Internationale de Football Association (“FIFA”). These documents included four Bills of Information...

GreenbergTraurig
DOJ Warns Extradition ‘Safe Havens’ Fading and Promises More Extradition Fights

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to push the extraterritorial reach of U.S. criminal laws. In the recent months, DOJ has demonstrated that its international enforcement efforts in the white-collar criminal front will include aggressive use...