Year: 2006

The Continuing Duel Over Thompson, Seaboard and the Culture of Waiver

Senator Specter introduced the Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act of 2006 (ACPPA) in the Senate yesterday.  Thus, the so-called “culture of waiver” created by the Justice Department’s Thompson Memo and the SEC’s Seaboard Releases – both of which in practice have

Not Much New in SEC Enforcement Staff Discussion

Last week on the heels of the issuance of the Paulson Committee Report, senior SEC enforcement staff met with ABA Business Section members for their annual tête-à-tête. After an hour and a half of dialogue little new information about the