Fellows in the News
How to Improve Gold's Tarnished Image
In this podcast with Altamar, Professor Mark Pieth sheds light on how miners, bankers, traffickers and enablers are harming the gold industry and offers solutions to cleaning up the supply chain and making it more transparent.
‘Bridgegate’ Uncovers Federalism in State Matters
The “New York Law Journal” published Jonathan Sack’s analysis of the influence that principles of federalism have had on Supreme Court decisions, using the “politically motivated” closure of traffic lanes along the George Washington Bridge in 2013, as an example.
SNC-Lavalin Case Exposes Low Convictions in Canada
Speaking to “Global Investigations Review” about an SNC-Lavalin executive found guilty of financial crimes, Lincoln Caylor shares how Canada maybe turning from its traditional failure to investigate sophisticated economic crimes and instead using the case as a springboard in the trial of the corporation.
Guarding Against False Witnesses
Writing for “The Law Society Gazette,” Paul Convery and associate Niamh McCabe examine the importance of finding and using a solid expert witness in cases and the ramifications if an “expert” falls short of being able to demonstrate his or her expertise.
Materiality and Admissibility of Evidence In Criminal Securities Fraud Cases
The New York Law Journal recently published Jonathan Sack’s commentary on materiality in securities fraud prosecutions. Read about important decisions examining admissibility of evidence.
FATF Highlights Ways to Tackle Beneficial Ownership Opacity
Bruce Zagaris was interviewed by Taxnotes about the FATF report on beneficial ownership.
Richards Kibbe & Orbe Discusses Delaware Rulings on Boards’ Duty of Oversight
David Massey co-authored an article on the recent Delaware Rulings on Boards’ Duty of Oversight.
The Weakness of Gold Trade Compliance Standards
Professor Mark Pieth explains, in his commentary published by "Global Investigations Review," how inadequate compliance standards within gold trading is impacting the industry and miners overall.
Limiting the Reach of the Supreme Court’s ‘McDonnell’ Decision
Jonathan Sack recently co-authored an article about the “official act” requirement set forth in the Supreme Court’s McDonnell decision and how recent 2nd Circuit decisions highlight how fluid key aspects of anti-bribery law remain.
Credit Suisse Should Push for 'A Good Culture of Compliance' to Avoid Damage by Employee Misconduct
Daniel Bühr, the chairman of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, analyzes why companies should have a “clear set of values and a good culture of compliance” to avoid reputational damage from employee misconduct.
Facebook Post at Center of Contempt of Court Action in Singapore
Abraham Vergis is representing Li Shengwu, the nephew of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in a contempt-of-court action brought against him for a 2017 Facebook post that the Singapore government called and "attack."