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A Clue About #8 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year: Look at Bryan Cave’s Next Firm-Wide Leader

As the Financial Fraud Law Blog continues its countdown of the Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law for the year, we are going to begin with a clue: Bryan Cave. Give up? The clue is relevant to our Top 10 list because the international law firm has just named its next global chair: Therese D. Pritchard...

Prosecutors’ Rush to Join Private Law Firms Accelerates

The wave of financial fraud prosecutors joining private law firms is continuing – in fact, it appears to be accelerating. Consider that, in just the past couple of days, David Meister, who ran the enforcement unit at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, joined Skadden, Arps, Slate...

Norton Rose Fulbright Launches Global Regulation and Investigations Practice with 600 Lawyers

Norton Rose Fulbright has launched a global regulation and investigations practice to assist businesses around the world in navigating regulatory issues. Regulatory issues were cited by global companies as their number one business challenge in 2013, according to new data from Acritas. Norton Rose...

One of the Biggest Fraud Investigations in Army History to be Exposed, Examined in McCaskill Hearing

One of the biggest fraud investigations in U.S. Army history – focused on what previously had been considered one of the most successful recruiting programs ever – is set to be revealed and examined at a Tuesday morning hearing led by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. McCaskill’s hearing...

Fraud in Army National Guard Recruiting Program May Reach $100 Million

The amount of taxpayer dollars lost in one of the biggest fraud investigations in U.S. Army history may be more than double the original estimate – possibly up to $100 million – according to a Senate hearing led by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. A number of generals and colonels allegedly...