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GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS & WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE

We protect our clients’ reputations and safeguard the future of their businesses through effective compliance programs, efficient investigations and strategic representation in the courtroom.

Our approach

Governmental regulations are increasingly enforced through criminal prosecution rather than mere civil fines.

Our team has extensive proficiency in counseling, investigating and litigating all forms of government inquiry. Our nationwide representation includes managing matters from the investigation and grand jury stages through trial and, if necessary, appeal and collateral proceedings.

We provide comprehensive services to individuals and organizations that receive civil investigative demands, subpoenas or any other requests for information from federal prosecutors, state prosecutors or investigative agencies.

Our services include:

  • Conducting internal investigations and preparing investigative reports on behalf of corporate clients
  • Establishing compliance programs
  • Responding to informal requests for information, subpoenas and search warrants
  • Formulating investigative and defense strategies
  • Providing counsel to defendants in civil cases or targets, subjects or witnesses in criminal proceedings to defend their legal rights and interests

Who we work with

Individuals in a wide variety of industries, including, among others:

  • Life sciences and heath care
  • Financial services and securities
  • Technology
  • National security and defense
  • Higher education
  • Construction
  • Public policy and government relations

Media Clips

  • Life Sciences Cases to Watch in the 2nd Half of 2016
    Law360 | July 13, 2016
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian French, a member of the Life Sciences team, is quoted in this story looking at important cases the industry is monitoring for the remainder of the calendar year. Brian is quoted discussing False Claims Act matters.
  • Takeaways From High Court's Hobbs Act Extortion Ruling
    Law360 | June 14, 2016
    Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly and Washington, DC, government investigations and white collar defense associate Emily Harlan contributed this article about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that a public official can be convicted of conspiring to commit extortion even when co-conspirators willingly furnish the money and/or property.
  • The Risk of Data Misuse by Health Care Co. Employees
    Law360 | May 25, 2016
    Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Tina Sciocchetti, health care partner Laurie Cohen and commercial litigation associate Michal Ovadia co-authored this column discussing the risks companies that collect or maintain sensitive personal information face when a rogue employee compromises data security.
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  • Investor filed only one state tax return in past 25 years
    The Boston Globe | May 17, 2016
    Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Chuck Tamuleviz, a former federal prosecutor, is quoted in this article about a real estate investor, developer and contractor’s failure to file taxes.
  • A price on their heads: U.S. DOJ targets execs
    New Hampshire Business Review | May 13, 2016
    Partner and Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice group leader Dave Vicinanzo authored this column about the “Yates Memorandum” that revises the Department of Justice’s policy that targets individual employees and executives in investigations, prosecutions and resolutions of corporate wrongdoing.
  • Is the SEC Making Cannava a Scapegoat In 38 Studios Case?
    The Bond Buyer | May 11, 2016
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article discussing the memorandum of law in support of Peter Cannava’s motion to dismiss the SEC’s complaint against him.
  • Feds probe City Hall's dealings with Boston Calling
    The Boston Globe | April 29, 2016
    Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is referenced throughout this article that discusses an investigation of union tactics associated with Boston’s popular music festival, Boston Calling.
  • SEC cites Wells Fargo with fraud in failed Curt Schilling startup
    USA Today | March 7, 2016
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about the fraud charges against Wells Fargo in connection with Curt Schilling’s former video game company. Brian is noted as representing Wells Fargo’s banker.
  • Federal appeals court rejects Whitey Bulger's plea for a new trial
    Boston Globe | March 4, 2016
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about the recent federal appeals court’s unanimous rejection of Whitey Bulger’s plea for a new trial.
  • Nixon Peabody Adds DOJ Vet to White Collar Group
    Law360 | March 2, 2016
    This feature story highlights the arrival of Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Tina Sciocchetti.
  • Apple vs. FBI
    WGBH Greater Boston | February 18, 2016
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly participated in this discussion on the U.S. government’s request of Apple to help unlock a phone possessed by one of the attackers in December's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.
  • Feds could shift focus in attempt to find cash
    Boston Herald | January 5, 2016
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted article discussing the latest in the James “Whitey” Bulger saga. The story notes that Bulger’s girlfriend will plead guilty to a contempt charge in a move that could force federal investigators to target other confidants in their mission to uncover millions of missing dollars.
  • After sex assault charges, Bill Cosby faces jail time—and his legal battles are just beginning
    Washington Post | December 31, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly provides third-party commentary regarding the arraignment and criminal charge against actor Bill Cosby.  Brian discusses the importance of evidentiary rulings in this case.
  • Probe clears City Hall in ‘Top Chef’ extortion claim
    Boston Globe | December 29, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar defense partner Brian Kelly is featured in this coverage about the findings of his three-month investigation of the local Teamsters’ alleged extortion related to the June 2014 filming of Top Chef in Boston.
  • City Hall probe: No sign Walsh, aides acted for Teamsters on ‘Top Chef’
    Boston Herald | December 28, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is featured in this coverage about the findings of his three-month investigation of the local Teamsters’ alleged extortion related to the June 2014 filming of Top Chef in Boston.
  • Panel hears challenge to suburb's gaming licenses
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | November 11, 2015
    This coverage notes that Accel Entertainment, a gaming terminal company, took its fight over a west suburb’s $1,000-per machine licensing fee to state appellate court. Chicago partners Seth Horvath and Michael Ficaro are featured in the story and noted as Accel ‘s counsel.
  • Loss Accrued V. Occurred In Mass. Fire Insurance Policies
    Law360 | November 2, 2015
    Boston Commercial Litigation partner Kurt Mullen and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense law clerk Julianna Malogolowkin authored this column discussing an appeals court ruling that the statute of limitations for losses under a standard fire insurance policy runs from the date that the loss "occurred" and appears to have limited the discovery rule in Massachusetts only to statutes of limitation referring to when the loss “accrued.”
  • 3rd Circ. Reins In Damages for Disadvantaged Business Fraud
    Law360 | October 5, 2015
    Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice group leader Dave Vicinanzo, partner Mark Molloy and associate Emily Crandall Harlan authored this column on curtailing an aggressive loss theory that held defendants to more than the government’s loss in some fraud cases.
  • In Split Victory for Contractors and Whistleblowers, Supreme Court Rejects Expansive Statute of Limitations Theory for False Claims Act Cases and Clarifies Application of Act's "First-to-File" Bar
    Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report | October 1, 2015
    This contributed column is authored by Boston Government Investigation & White collar defense partner Brian Kelly and Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Crandall Harlan. Click here to read the full article.
  • Cell Phone Location Records Not Protected by Fourth Amendment
    ABA Litigation News | October 1, 2015
    Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Harlan provides commentary in this piece noting that a cell phone user does not have a reasonable expectation of privacy over a cell service carrier’s records that do not reveal the content of any communications.
  • Ex-prosecutor hired to review City Hall role in Teamster case
    Boston Herald | October 1, 2015
    This coverage notes that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has tapped Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly for an internal review of his administration’s role in alleged extortion scheme by Teamsters who opposed the use of nonunion workers during the Boston season of Top Chef.
  • New DOJ Policy May Lead to Fewer Plea Deals
    Bloomberg BNA White Collar Report | September 25, 2015
    This story discusses a new Justice Department policy in which federal prosecutors must focus on individual accountability and that eliminates partial credit for corporate cooperation may have unintended consequences. The topic was the focus of a Nixon Peabody webinar presented by the Government Investigations & White Collar Defense team. Brian Kelly and Dave Vicinanzo are quoted.
  • Catherine Greig looking at more time for not cooperating
    Boston Herald | September 23, 2015
    The girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger is facing contempt charges, which could lengthen her prison time. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, who prosecuted Bulger, is quoted discussing what federal authorities are hoping to get from Catherine Greig including where’s Bulger’s money and who might have helped him while he was on the run.
  • The National Law Journal, Connecticut Law Tribune Announce Boston Rising Stars
    National Law Journal | September 23, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz is included among the Boston “Rising Stars.”
  • FOX25 gets sneak peek of new Bulger movie Black Mass
    WFXT-TV (FOX Boston) | September 14, 2015
    Former federal prosecutor and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is interviewed in advance of the release of “Black Mass,” Hollywood’s feature film on the life of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger.
  • Here are the BBJ's 40 Under 40 honorees for 2015
    Boston Business Journal | September 9, 2015
    Boston partner and deputy leader of the firm’s Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice Danielle Pelot is among the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 “40 Under 40” class. Click here to read the full article.
  • Could new technology solve the Gardner heist?
    Boston Globe | August 15, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses how new technology could impact the investigation into the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum artwork heist.
  • The Vanishing FCPA ‘Facilitating Payments' Exception
    Law360 | August 13, 2015
    Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Harlan and Boston partner and deputy leader of the Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice Danielle Pelot coauthored this article focusing on what companies doing business in foreign countries need to know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s facilitating payments exception.
  • Tipsters: We Know Gardner Heist Thief
    The Daily Beast | August 13, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly weighs in on the investigation surrounding new developments in a famous art heist at the Gardner Museum in Boston.
  • Release of video after decades raises questions
    Boston Globe | August 7, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the release of a video related to the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum artwork heist.
  • Bulger Decision to Not Testify Hampers His Retrial Effort
    Boston Herald | July 27, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on the decreased chance of a new trial for Whitey Bulger following his decision not to take the witness stand.
  • Middlesex DA wants Tsarnaev back for 2d trial
    Boston Globe | July 15, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses potential challenges the Middlesex District Attorney may face in bringing the convicted Boston Marathon bomber back to Massachusetts to face state charges for the murder of an MIT police officer.
  • Another Tsarnaev Trial?
    WGBH News | July 15, 2015
    In this broadcast interview, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is a featured panelist discussing potential challenges to the Middlesex District Attorney’s efforts to bring the convicted Boston Marathon bomber back to Massachusetts to face state charges for the murder of an MIT police officer.
  • Death Penalty Decision in Marathon Bomber Trial
    WBUR-FM (NPR Boston) | May 15, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the jury’s death penalty decision in the Tsarnaev trial.
  • Focus Shifts Back to Tsarnaev Trial After Boston Marathon
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | April 20, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the next steps for the Boston Marathon bombing trial, which is set to resume following the city’s annual 26.2 mile run.
  • 3rd-Party Onlookers May Trigger Breach of EU Privacy Laws
    Law360 | April 15, 2015
    Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz authored this article on claims against businesses handling personal data within the European Union based on an expanded interpretation of the Data Privacy Act.
  • Problem Solving and Helping People – Public/Private Partnerships
    Revere Journal | April 9, 2015
    This op-ed discusses how public or private partnerships can impact the public for good—especially following natural disasters such as the tornado that hit Revere, MA, in 2014. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz is highlighted in the piece as part of the Nixon Peabody pro bono Revere legal team.
  • Prosecution Rests Case in Marathon Bombing Trial
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 30, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the prosecution's closing and the defense's possible approach in the case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  • SEC Probing American Apparel
    Los Angeles Business Journal | March 26, 2015
    Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez is quoted in this article discussing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation behind the ousting of the former American Apparel CEO and founder.
  • Trends and Compliance in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    Rochester Business Journal | March 20, 2015
    Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, Rochester Commercial Litigation counsel Kevin Saunders, Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Charles Tamuleviz, and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Sy co-authored this article on trends and compliance in FCPA in light of the DOJ’s increased enforcement efforts.
  • Boston Marathon Bombing Trial
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 18, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the testimony of a friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and additional evidence presented at trial.
  • Prosecutors Often Balk at Capital Cases
    Boston Globe | March 15, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partners Brian Kelly and Gerry Leone are quoted in this article on how the nature of death penalty cases impacts whether some federal prosecutors are willing to try these cases.
  • Marathon Bombing Trial
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 13, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is interviewed in this coverage recapping the last week of testimony in the Marathon Bombing trial.
  • Boston Marathon Bombing Trial
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 4, 2015
    This live Q&A features Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discussing the first day of the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber. Gerry is WBZ’s legal analyst for the trial.
  • Law Schooled: I Second That Emotion
    Boston Globe | March 2, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is featured throughout this article discussing how courtroom emotions may affect the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.
  • To Win NH GOP Primary, First You Win Over Activists
    Boston Globe | February 20, 2015
    Manchester partners Dave Vicinanzo and Gordon MacDonald are included in this article featuring the top 100 political activists in New Hampshire.
  • The Charges Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Explained in Plain English
    Boston Globe | February 12, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article discussing the multiple charges against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  • Leone: Moving Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Still A ‘Longshot'
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | February 12, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses a federal appeals court decision to hear arguments about whether to relocate the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev out of Boston.
  • Law Schooled: A Lesson in the Immunity of Shayanna Jenkins
    Boston Globe | February 12, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted throughout this column discussing immunity for the fiancée of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his murder trial.
  • Even in Prison, ‘Whitey' Bulger Is Pushing Boundaries
    Boston Globe | February 7, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this story on James “Whitey” Bulger who is “up to his old tricks” even while serving time.
  • Mother of Victim Testifies in Aaron Hernandez Trial
    Boston Globe | February 5, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article on developments in the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.
  • As Judge Expresses Confidence in Slow Jury Selection, Tsarnaev Defense Appeals Again to Move Trial
    WBUR (NPR Boston) | February 4, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on the jury selection process in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  • Legal Gameplans for the Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial
    Boston Globe | January 29, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article examining the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.
  • ‘USA v. Tsarnaev': Legal Questions Asked and Answered
    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | January 26, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article examining the case of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.
  • Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Jury Selection
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | January 20, 2015
    This coverage quotes Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discussing critical issues surrounding the jury selection process in the Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s trial.
  • UMass Ends Student Drug Informant Program
    Associated Press | January 15, 2015
    The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has ended a program allowing campus police to use students as drug informants. The following coverage notes former Middlesex County District Attorney and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone led the University’s review of the program.
  • In such cases, civic duty may impose a heavy burden
    Boston Globe | January 12, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the civic duty required of the 18 people chosen to decide the fate of the accused Boston Marathon bomber—a far heavier burden than most jurors are asked to bear.
  • Boston Marathon Trial
    WCVB-TV (ABC Boston) | January 12, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the impact of social media posts by potential jurors or other related persons on the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.
  • New Law Targets Unsafe Drivers: Patrick Signs Bill Spurred by Fatal Accident in Sharon
    Boston Globe | January 7, 2015
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on a new bill signed by Massachusetts Governor Patrick providing municipal police departments with information on drivers with suspended or revoked licenses. Brian is noted as counsel for a Sharon, MA, resident who pushed for this legislation following his daughter’s death.
  • WBZ-TV Legal Analyst on Why Tsarnaev Trial Could Take so Long
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | January 5, 2015
    This coverage features Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, the TV station’s legal analyst for the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect, discussing the jury selection and likeliness of a lengthy process.
  • In Boston Bombing Trial, Dueling Portraits of Defendant
    Wall Street Journal | January 4, 2015
    This coverage quotes Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discussing the federal appeal court decision refusing to postpone jury selection or change the location of the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect. He also discusses ways the defense and the prosecution will attempt to portray the suspect.
  • Judge in Tsarnaev case has no-nonsense reputation
    Boston Globe | December 26, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article discussing U.S. District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr., the presiding judge in the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
  • Charges in Pharmacy Case Indicate U.S. Sees Crime Ring
    Boston Globe | December 18, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, former head of the public corruption unit of the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston, discusses allegations that the pharmacists who ran the New England Compounding Center essentially ran the company like a criminal enterprise.
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Makes First Federal Court Appearance in More than a Year
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | December 18, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the final pre-trial hearing for accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Set to begin January 5, Gerry is WBZ’s legal analyst for the trial.
  • Fund to Distribute Money to Victims of Revere Tornado
    WBZ Radio AM 1030 | December 8, 2014
    This coverage notes the announcement by the Revere Tornado Relief Fund of distribution of allocations for those impacted by the tornado which hit the town outside Boston earlier this year. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted as executive director and administrator for the fund.
  • Fund to Distribute Money to Victims of Revere Tornado
    Boston Globe | December 8, 2014
    This coverage notes the announcement by the Revere Tornado Relief Fund of distribution of allocations for those impacted by the tornado which hit the town outside Boston earlier this year. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted as executive director and administrator for the fund.
  • Pats' brass may be asked about Hernandez' sanity
    Boston Herald | December 2, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this feature story on the list of more than 300 people identified by the prosecution as “potential witnesses” in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.
  • Breach Response Plan is a Must for Enterprise Security
    SearchCIO | December 1, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article as moderator of a panel of financial, security and legal experts at a recent MIT Sloan CFO Summit. The article focuses on the pressures felt by C-suite executives as data breaches mount discussed at the summit.
  • AG-Elect Healey Names Transition Team
    State House News Service | November 25, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, former Middlesex district attorney, is named as a member of Attorney General-elect Maura Healey’s transition team.
  • Wind River Case May Signal Change for Encryption Exports
    Law360 | November 20, 2014
    Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin and associate Emily Harlan authored this column on the settlement between the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Wind River Systems Inc., and the larger implications that BIS may be tightening the reins on encryption exports.
  • Why the Robel Phillipos Verdict Could Be Bad for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Defense
    Boston Globe | October 28, 2014
    A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber was found guilty of lying to investigators. Former state and federal prosecutor and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted discussing the implications of the verdict for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  • Post-Pom Distinctions May Not Stop Lanham Act Claims
    Law360 | October 27, 2014
    Boston IP Litigation partner Maia Harris, Boston Commercial Litigation partner Fred Kelly and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense law clerk Charles Dell'Anno authored this article discussing the application of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Pom Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Company to Lanham Act challenges related to drug labeling and marketing.
  • Barclays Settlement Shows SEC Focus on Compliance Controls, Dual Registration
    ACA Insight | October 13, 2014
    New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin provides commentary in this feature story discussing prosecutions and settlements that may be indicators of future SEC scrutiny that will affect all advisers.
  • Analysts Divided Over Phillipos' Marijuana Defense
    Boston Globe | October 11, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article discussing the defense being used by a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.
  • FINRA Enforcement Official Decamps to Shulman Rogers
    Law360 | October 3, 2014
    New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin provides commentary in this article on the departure of a top enforcement official, Emily Gordy, from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
  • ‘Whitey' Bulger's Girlfriend to Face Grand Jury
    The Boston Globe | September 29, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on federal authorities’ plans to call Bulger’s girlfriend before a grand jury in an effort to locate possible hidden assets.
  • Is Anyone Really 'HIPAA Compliant' in Healthcare?
    Forbes | September 29, 2014
    Providence partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection team Linn Freedman provides commentary in this column on understanding and adhering to HIPAA across the entire digital health ecosystem.
  • Iraqi PM's Subway Plot Claim
    WFXT-TV | September 25, 2014
    In this interview, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the Iraqi’s Prime Minister’s claim about an ISIS terrorist plot against subway systems in the U.S. and Paris.
  • Whitey Bulger Documentary Q&A
    CNN | September 19, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, prosecutor in the James “Whitey” Bulger case, participates in this panel discussion following a preview presentation of CNN’s documentary: Whitey: US v. James J. Bulger. Click here to see the video clip.
  • Assessing the Financial Impact of 4.5 Million Stolen Health Records
    Forbes | August 25, 2014
    This column discusses the impact of Community Health System’s data breach. Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Security team Linn Freedman acts as a third-party source.
  • CHS Starts Notification Process Following Huge Breach
    Health Data Management | August 19, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection group Linn Freedman provides third-party commentary on Community Health Systems’ data breach of protected health information.
  • Tornado Victims Get Relief Fund
    Boston Herald | August 2, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone has been appointed to oversee the Revere Tornado Relief Fund, benefitting those impacted by the tornado which hit the town outside Boston.
  • Directors to Watch 2014
    Directors & Boards | August 1, 2014
    Partner Linn Freedman, member of the board of directors of Roger Williams University and Roger Williams Law School, is featured among the publication’s ninth annual class of directors to watch.
  • The Biggest Banking Cases of 2014: Midyear Report
    Law360 | July 25, 2014
    This feature story focuses on some of the most prominent banking rulings and resolutions in 2014. DC Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin discusses BNP Paribas’ agreement to pay just under $9 billion to federal and New York state regulators to settle violation of U.S. sanctions claims.
  • Azamat Tazhayakov verdict could affect related court cases
    Boston Globe | July 22, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the implications of the obstruction of justice conviction of one of the Boston Marathon bomber’s friends.
  • Experts don't buy claims of Boston bias
    Boston Herald | July 22, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone provides commentary on the issue of local jury pool bias.
  • 5 Takeaways From Latest US Sanctions Against Russian Cos.
    Law360 | July 22, 2014
    Washington, DC, Business Transactions counsel Alexandra Lopez-Casero and Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin discuss the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia and what these mean moving forward.
  • D.C. Circuit Upholds Attorney-Client Privilege In Internal Compliance Investigation
    Mondaq | July 21, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Danielle Pelot and Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar defense associate Emily Harlan authored this column discussing the DC Circuit Court's decision clarifying that an attorney-client communication is protected as long as “one of the significant purposes” of the communication is obtaining or providing legal advice.
  • Nixon Peabody Lands DarrowEverett White Collar Partner
    Law360 | July 16, 2014
    This feature story highlights the arrival of Providence Government Investigations & White Collar defense counsel Chuck Tamuleviz.
  • CCOs Not Immune to SEC Charges When Agency Finds They Neglect Their Duties
    ACA Insight | July 14, 2014
    New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin provides commentary in this feature article discussing consequences chief compliance officers face when failing to meet their compliance obligations.
  • U.S. Granted Ex-Star Scientific CEO Rare Blanket Immunity
    Richmond Times-Dispatch | July 12, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses federal prosecutors’ strategy for offering immunity in some cases and how this impacts the potential success of a case.
  • A Jury Full of Questions: Jurors, judge at Probation trial active players in courtroom
    CommonWealth | July 11, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone provides commentary on active jury participation in the federal corruption trial of former state probation officials.
  • BNP Paribas OFAC Settlement — Another Warning To Banks
    Law360 | July 10, 2014
    Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin and associate Lindsey Nelson authored this column discussing increased settlements involving violations of U.S. sanctions by major financial institutions.
  • Bradley Mirkin to Nixon Peabody
    Securities Lending Times | July 3, 2014
    New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin’s arrival at the firm is highlighted in this article.
  • Hernandez Defense Subpoenaed Medical Records from Patriots
    WFXT-TV (FOX Boston) | June 17, 2014
    In this live Q&A, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses efforts by counsel for former NFL player Aaron Hernandez to secure his medical records from his former team.
  • People on the Move
    Boston Business Journal | June 12, 2014
    This news brief notes that Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Hannah Bornstein earned the 2014 Outstanding Pro Bono Mentor Award from the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR) for her pro bono commitment to representing asylum-seekers.
  • Tsarnaev to seek change of venue for federal trial
    Boston Globe | June 12, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone provides commentary regarding the Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s defense team's proposal to move the trial location.
  • Analysts Mull Motives As Feds Drop Two Charges In Probation Case
    State House News Service | June 2, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses a decision by federal prosecutors to drop mail fraud charges related to two probation hires in their ongoing trial against three former probation officials.
  • Consequences of Criminal Convictions
    American Bar Association "Sound Advice" | June 1, 2014
    In this audio segment, Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin discusses the new and unfamiliar situations the guilty party may face.
  • Lab I.T. Put to the Test
    Health Data Management | June 1, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman and Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Kathryn Sylvia discuss provisions under a federal rule to give patients or designated representatives the right to receive copies of medical test results from most clinical laboratories.
  • New Arrest in Boston Marathon Bombing Case
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | May 30, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses a new arrest in the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.
  • John Connolly's murder conviction voided
    Boston Globe | May 28, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses a Florida appeals court’s decision overturning the murder conviction of corrupt FBI agent John J. Connolly Jr., Whitey Bulger’s longtime handler.
  • Ex-FINRA Enforcement Attorney Joins Nixon Peabody
    Compliance Intelligence | May 28, 2014
    This feature story highlights the arrival of New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin.
  • A Look at Export Control Changes for Satellites
    Law360 | May 22, 2014
    Washington, DC, Business Transactions counsel Alexandra Lopez-Casero and Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin authored this column discussing how the decision by the U.S. government to remove commercial and scientific communications satellites from the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Control List eases export of these products.
  • Friends of Accused Marathon Bomber Given Separate Trials
    WFXT-TV (Boston FOX affiliate) | May 13, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the role of Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s friends who are accused of covering up evidence in the case.
  • John O'Brien Racketeering & Bribery Trial
    WFXT-TV (Boston FOX affiliate) | May 5, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly provides third-party legal commentary in the racketeering and bribery case involving former Massachusetts Probation Commissioner John O’Brien.
  • Data Protection and Privacy Laws
    Financier Worldwide Magazine | May 1, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman is one of the featured industry sources in this piece on effectively handling, using, transferring and managing data. Click here to read the roundtable discussion.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley's Whistle-blower Protections Reach Private Contractors
    The Corporate Governance Advisor | May 1, 2014
    This column discusses the Supreme Court’s interpretation of Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection to reach employees of public company's private contractors. Commercial Litigation partners Carolyn Nussbaum and Jon Sablone, Labor & Employment partner David Rosenthal and Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin authored the piece.
  • Lawyers fight for disgraced housing chief's pension contributions
    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | May 1, 2014
    This article centers on Chelsea Housing Authority’s attempt (CHA) to secure the pension money of the former CHA executive director who pled guilty to fraud charges. Nixon Peabody provides pro bono representation to the CHA. One of NP’s attorneys who is working on this case, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero, is quoted in the article.
  • Marathon Bombing Suspect Waits in Isolation
    New York Times | April 15, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the special administrative measures governing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as he awaits trial for the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Court Weighs Procedural Safeguards for Audio Playbacks to Jury
    American Bar Association Litigation News | April 4, 2014
    Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin discusses the impact of a court decision regarding replayed audio recordings.
  • Patients Get Direct Access to Lab Reports
    Clinical Laboratory News | April 1, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman discusses how labs should comply with patient requests for records under a new rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Any Calls, Texts, or Photos May Be Used Against You
    Boston Bar Journal | April 1, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner and Privacy & Data Protection team leader Linn Freedman and Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Kathryn Sylvia co-authored this column discussing warrantless cell phone searches and personal privacy issues.
  • Questions—and answers—on ‘U.S. v. Tsarnaev'
    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | March 24, 2014
    Industry sources including Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discuss the case against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  • Latest Insider-Trading Case Highlights Law Firms' Risks
    Wall Street Journal | March 21, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman provides commentary in this article about the need for law firms to properly safeguard confidential client information.
  • Latest Ukraine-Related Sanctions Likely Won't Be The Last
    Law360 | March 18, 2014
    Washington, DC, Global Business & Transactions counsel Alexandra Lopez-Casero, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin and Government Relations counsel Doug Dziak discuss the likely series of government sanctions in response to the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
  • Court Allows Second Attorney for Bulger's Defense in Appeal
    Boston Globe | March 6, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly provides commentary in this piece noting that James “Whitey” Bulger will have a second lawyer working on the appeal of his murder conviction.
  • Innocent Until Proven Guilty
    ESPN Magazine | March 1, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the case against former New England Patriots tight-end Aaron Hernandez.
  • Personal Notes on Lawyers
    New York Law Journal | February 18, 2014
    This coverage highlights our New York State attorneys elected to the partnership: New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Ashley Baynham, New York City Securities partner Dan McAvoy, New York City Commercial Litigation partner Abby Reardon and Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene.
  • Understanding the New Rule for Patient Access to Lab Results
    Health Data Management | February 12, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman and Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Kathryn Sylvia discuss the new Health and Human Services rule, which allows patients and their personal representatives access to lab test reports and results from laboratories.
  • Capitalizing on Compliance
    Investigations Quarterly | February 6, 2014
    Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin co-authored this column discussing how private equity firms can prevent exposure and uncover value under government scrutiny.
  • FTC Continues To Push Privacy Breach Enforcement
    Law360 | January 17, 2014
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman and Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Kathryn Sylvia authored this column discussing efforts to ensure that adequate privacy and security practices and procedures are in place to protect employee and consumer data as the Federal Trade Commission’s enforcement initiatives increase.
  • Whitey Bulger Insists He Was Never An Informant In New Film
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | January 17, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly provides commentary on a documentary film that debuted at the Sundance Film Festival profiling convicted mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. Brian was the lead prosecutor in the Bulger trial.
  • Jail Warden to Review Policies after Bulger Wrote Letters
    Boston Globe | January 11, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly provides commentary regarding the recent development that convicted mobster James “Whitey” Bulger had defense attorneys deliver letters to his girlfriend.
  • Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System and St. James Healthcare Agree to Pay $3.85 Million to Resolve Fraud and Abuse Allegations
    American Health Lawyers Association | January 6, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian French discusses the implications of the agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and St. James Healthcare and its parent company, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, to pay nearly $4 million to resolve alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and the False Claims Act.
  • Health Care Cases to Watch in 2014
    Law360 | January 1, 2014
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian French discusses the high-profile False Claims Act suit, Nathan v. Takeda, that could provide clarity on the muddled question of how precisely a whistleblower must describe fraud.
  • Sitting Down with Former Mayor's Youth Council Representative Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero
    Beyond the Billable (A Boston Bar Association Blog) | December 18, 2013
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero discusses the Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC). Ronaldo served as a lawyer-mentor representing his community of East Boston on the MYC from 1997-2000.
  • 2013's Game-Changing Health Rulings
    Law360 | December 17, 2013

    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner and a member of the firm’s Life Sciences practice Brian French discusses high-stakes cases for the health industry including those involving False Claims Act litigation and reimbursement disputes.

  • Panel to Examine ADA, Defender Pay
    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | December 16, 2013

    This coverage notes that Boston Government Investigations & White Collar defense partner Gerry Leone has been tapped to serve on a Massachusetts Bar Association Blue Ribbon Commission on Criminal Justice Compensation examining the impact of low salaries for state prosecutors and public defenders in state courts.

  • Prosecutor Who Battled Bulger Heads to Nixon Peabody
    Wall Street Journal | December 9, 2013

    This feature story highlights the arrival of Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, a former U.S. attorney and chief of the Public Corruption and Special Prosecutions Unit.

  • U.S. Prosecutor in ‘Whitey' Bulger Case Steps Down
    Boston Globe | December 9, 2013

    The arrival of Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, a former U.S. attorney and chief of the Public Corruption and Special Prosecutions Unit, who prosecuted James “Whitey” Bulger is highlighted.

  • 4 Little-Noticed FCA Rulings Attys Need To Know
    Law360 | December 2, 2013

    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner and member of the Life Sciences practice Brian French discusses recent False Claims Act lawsuits likely to reshape a litigation landscape particularly in health care and life sciences.

  • What's Next For Whitey Bulger
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | November 14, 2013
    This Q&A with Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is focused on the sentencing of James “Whitey” Bulger.
  • Former DA Honored for Domestic Violence Prevention
    MBA Lawyers E-Journal | October 31, 2013
    This article profiles Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, who was honored at multiple events during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
  • Lauren Astley murder draws attention to teen breakup violence
    48 Hours (CBS) | October 26, 2013
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, former Middlesex District Attorney, discusses the Lauren Astley murder case.
  • Vanity or freedom of speech? N.H. Supreme Court to hear license plate fight
    Seacoast Online | October 13, 2013
    This coverage notes that the New Hampshire Supreme Court will hear a free speech case brought by the state’s branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. The coverage notes that the NHCLU filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court through Nixon Peabody. The brief was authored by Manchester partner and leader of the firm’s Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice Dave Vicinanzo.
  • The Intersection of Off-Label Promotion and Free Speech
    ABA Criminal Litigation Newsletter | October 9, 2013
    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone and associates Hannah Bornstein and Conor Harris discuss recent developments in free-speech protection, which reflect a shifting environment for prosecutors investigating pharmaceutical and medical device companies for potential off-label promotional activities.
  • FCC Set to Enforce New Telephone Privacy Rules
    Direct Marketing News | October 3, 2013
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection group Linn Freedman discusses new rules under the Federal Communications Commission's Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) that can have serious repercussions for marketers.
  • What LabMD's Data Security Breach Tells Us About FTC
    Law360 | October 3, 2013
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection group Linn Freedman and Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Kathryn Sylvia note that businesses that maintain, collect, receive or transmit consumers' information should be aware that the Federal Trade Commission considers a data security breach to fall under the umbrella of "unfair and deceptive" practices.
  • Gerard Leone to Lead Somerville Review
    Boston Globe | September 26, 2013
    This story notes that Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone has been tapped to lead a School Safety and Security Review (SSSR) Committee for Somerville City Schools in Massachusetts. The SSSR will review current protocols, procedures, policies and practices for the school system.
  • Gerry Leone Analysis of Bulger Verdict
    WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | August 12, 2013

    Upon the verdict in the James "Whitey" Bulger case, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone provided insight in his role as WBZ-TV’s legal analyst.

  • Analysis: Will Cohort Flip in Hernandez Murder Case?
    USA Today | July 31, 2013

    Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted extensively throughout this article discussing the possibility of the alleged accomplices cooperating with the prosecution.

  • Changes To License Exceptions Ease Way For Exporters
    Law360 | July 31, 2013
    A team of Washington, DC, attorneys, including Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Lindsey Nelson and partner Grayson Yeargin, Global Business & Transactions associate Alexandra Lopez-Casero, and Private Equity & Investment Funds associate Nick Rosenberg co-authored this column focused on changes to license exceptions that will make it easier for companies to export items abroad.

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Materiality matters: post-Escobar materiality analyses by district courts result in dismissal of relators' FCA claims
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | July 19, 2016

Groundbreaking False Claims Act decision: Unanimous Supreme Court upholds "implied false certification" theory under certain circumstances
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | June 17, 2016

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First Circuit rejects Second Circuit's higher standard for insider trading, finds the promise of a steak dinner sufficient to sustain a criminal conviction
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | June 6, 2016

China whistleblower protections may increase FCPA investigations and prosecutions
FCPA Alert | May 23, 2016

Supreme Court declines to limit aggressive extortion theory
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense | May 16, 2016

Supreme Court limits federal fraud prosecutors' ability to freeze assets needed to fund defense
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | April 6, 2016

FCPA pilot program aims to offer predictable outcomes for self-disclosing violations
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | April 5, 2016

Round One of Escobar: Petitioner and Amici Urge Court to Eliminate Controversial Theory of FCA Liability
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | February 9, 2016

PharMerica to seek Supreme Court review of First Circuit's "next-to-file" False Claims Act ruling
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | February 9, 2016

Investment fund executives vindicated by First Circuit's reversing SEC on scienter and non-misleading statements
Securities Litigation Alert | December 11, 2015

The Supreme Court will review False Claims Act circuit split regarding what counts as a "false" claim for payment
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | December 9, 2015

Recent SEC settlements offer glimpse into future of private equity regulation
Private Fund Disputes Alert | November 17, 2015

Webinar Recording: U.S. Sanctions Update: Iran, Cuba, Russia and Crimea
Originally recorded on October 1, 2015 | October 2, 2015

Third Circuit reins in loss formula for DBE fraud prosecutions
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | October 2, 2015

Webinar Recording: DOJ targets executives in corporate investigations
Originally recorded on September 25, 2015 | September 30, 2015

SEC whistleblower program focuses on alleged improper muzzling of employees
Commercial Litigation Alert | September 25, 2015

SEC's in-house judge denies SEC prosecution for alleged insider trading
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | September 16, 2015

A price on their heads: DOJ targets executives in corporate investigations
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | September 15, 2015

Federal Court disagrees with FDA, allows drug manufacturer to proceed with truthful, non-misleading off-label promotion of drug
Government Investigations and White Collar Defense Alert | August 11, 2015

The vanishing "facilitating payments" exception in the FCPA: Is relying on it worth the risk?
Government Contracts Alert | July 30, 2015

A new U.K. law aimed at ending human trafficking and forced labor will likely require increased global supply chain oversight
Employment Law Alert | June 29, 2015

In split victory for contractors and whistleblowers, Supreme Court rejects expansive statute of limitations theory for False Claims Act cases and clarifies application of Act's "first-to-file" bar
Government Investigations and White Collar Defense Alert | June 15, 2015

The SEC's new target: employer confidentiality agreements
Employment Law Alert | April 3, 2015

PayPal and Schlumberger multi-million dollar settlements to OFAC, DOJ illustrate price of non-compliance
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Alert | April 1, 2015

Webinar Recording: The Cuban Thaw: How will it impact your business?
Originally recorded January 20, 2015 | January 22, 2015

United States v. Newman: Second Circuit clarifies its "Delphic" interpretation of insider trading laws in landmark ruling
Government Investigations and White Collar Defense Alert | December 11, 2014

$750,000 Wind River penalty could signal change in scrutiny of encryption exports
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Alert | November 11, 2014

U.S. government cracks down on "tour de fraud": BNP Paribas SA's $8.9 billion settlement should keep financial institutions and companies focused on compliance
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Alert | July 3, 2014

D.C. Circuit upholds attorney-client privilege in internal compliance investigation
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | June 30, 2014

Webinar Recording: The Release of Medicare Payment Data—What this New Level of Transparency Means for Providers and Industry
Originally recorded April 24, 2014 | April 24, 2014

U.S. sanctions Russian and Ukrainian officials after Crimea vote
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Alert | March 17, 2014

Supreme Court interprets Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection to reach employees of public company's private contractors
Financial Services Alert | March 6, 2014

New Ukraine-related sanctions: what you need to know
Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Alert | March 6, 2014

Court rejects FCA liability theory based on FDA manufacturing standards
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | March 4, 2014

Expansive False Claims Act Theories Gain Traction in Eighth Circuit Ruling
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | October 22, 2013

Webinar Recording: TCPA vs. your customer communications: Serious changes coming for promotional texts and telemarketing
Originally recorded October 8, 2013 | October 16, 2013

Second Circuit ruling narrows double jeopardy protections in honest services prosecutions
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Alert | August 21, 2013

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