Year: 2007

The Week in Review (November 9-15, 2007): Backdated Options, the FCPA and Cooperation Credit in Congress

Securities enforcement litigation this week echoed with familiar themes: Backdated options, the FCPA and cooperation credit and privilege waivers. Closing Option Investigations Perhaps the backdated options crisis is finally winding down. The SEC staff continued informing companies under scrutiny for

The Attorney Client Protection Act Passes The House: But What Does it Protect?

The Attorney Client Privilege Protection Act passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The Act is backed by a broad coalition of business and legal groups. It is designed to end what has become known as the “culture of waiver,” a