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White Collar Crime 2010: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

October 4, 2010
New York, NY

In the wake of the financial crisis, prosecutors and regulators are aggressively seeking to uncover and prosecute white collar violations. The past year has seen the largest insider trading case in history, continuing exposure of Ponzi schemes and other investment frauds, aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a major reorganization of the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission, continuing tax shelter prosecutions, and investigations into pension-fund investment practices led by state attorneys general. The Department of Justice released new guidance on Brady disclosures, the SEC announced guidelines intended to encourage cooperation by individuals, and the courts have exercised greater oversight in SEC settlements and parallel proceedings.

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