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Privilege In Government Investigations: The Walmart FCPA Case

The attorney-client privilege serves the long, well-established goals of encouraging full and frank disclosure between an attorney and client, thereby promoting the public interest as the Supreme Court held in UpJohn v. U.S., 449 U.S. 383 (1981). Equally clear is

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SEC Charges Recidivist with Manipulation

Last week the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Manhattan obtained a guilty plea in a securities fraud action from a defendant who engaged in the fraudulent activity while out on bail on another criminal securities case. See, SEC v. McFarland, Civil

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