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The Year’s Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law Begins Tomorrow!

Typically at this time of year, the Financial Fraud Law Blog delivers the Year’s Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law. We are continuing that tradition from our new home at the LexisNexis Legal Newsroom . The countdown begins tomorrow, with #10 in Financial Fraud Law, and continues through the end of...

#10 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year Is….

So many topics, so many people, so many issues, so many laws, so many rules, so many cases. Is it at all possible to choose the year’s Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law? Well, we here at the Financial Fraud Law Blog are going to make the effort, and we welcome your feedback and comments. Without any...

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...

‘Maybe Just Whistle’: #7 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year

“You know you don’t have to act with me, Steve. You don’t have to say anything, and you don’t have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve? You just put your lips together and ... blow.” That’s what Lauren...

Still Relevant Five Years Later, He Is #6 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year

We know what you are thinking. Still? Five years later, he still makes the year’s Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law? How could that be? Here’s how: He orchestrated the largest Ponzi scheme in history, reverberating to this day. Criminal trials involving people from his firm continue. Some...

The ‘B’ Word is #5 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year

Consider these recent financial fraud-related settlements: - SAC Capital Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading and Will Pay $1.8 Billion; - Johnson & Johnson to Pay More than $2.2 Billion to Resolve Criminal and Civil Investigations; - Rabobank Admits Wrongdoing in Libor Investigation, Agrees...

Final Four in Financial Fraud Law’s Top 10 of the Year Is Coming Next Week!

The Financial Fraud Law Blog Top 10 countdown is nearing conclusion. You already have seen our picks for #10 down through #5, which we summarize below. Stay tuned for the final four picks, coming right after the New Year! We wish all of the readers of the Financial Fraud Law Blog , the subscribers...

TOP 10 POSTS ON THE INSIGHTFUL IMMIGRATION BLOG IN 2013

"Thank you for reading and supporting The Insightful Immigration Blog. Listed below are the top 10 most viewed blogs in 2013. We will continue to provide insightful commentary on contemporary immigration issues in 2014, and wish all of our supporters and well wishers a very happy New Year! While...

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#2 in Financial Fraud Law: He Was Confirmed, and He Has Confirmed an Aggressive Approach for 2014

Let’s get this out right at the beginning: #2 in Financial Fraud Law for the year, according to the Financial Fraud Law Blog , is: #2: Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) was a key part of the...

9 of the Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law Already Have Been Named – Who or What Will Be #1?

The Financial Fraud Law Blog already has announced nine of the Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year. Here’s how the countdown has gone so far: - #10 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year Is…. - #9 in Financial Fraud Law for The Year Is… - A Clue About #8 in Financial...

#1 in Financial Fraud Law: US Attorney Preet Bharara

When we here at the Financial Fraud Law Blog think about financial fraud law, it does not take long before we think about the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara. In a little over four years as U.S. Attorney – following his unanimous confirmation by the Senate –...

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