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Top DOJ Official and FCPA Lawyer Laurence Urgenson Joins Mayer Brown

Top DOJ Official and FCPA Lawyer Laurence Urgenson Joins Mayer Brown Laurence Urgenson, who is one of the most respected FCPA lawyers in the country and has formerly served in different capacities at the US Department of Justice, including being its Chief of the Fraud Section for Criminal Division, has joined…>read more

No Comment March 26, 2014

Apple Loses Bid to Block Antitrust Monitor

Apple Loses Bid to Block Antitrust Monitor   The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Apple’s latest bid to block the e-books antitrust monitor, but clarified the limitations on the powers of the monitor Michael Bromwich. The court said that Bromwich may continue to examine…>read more

No Comment February 11, 2014

Department of Justice Closes Samsung’s Investigation over Patent Abuses

Department of Justice Closes Samsung’s Investigation over Patent Abuses   The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has announced the closing of its investigation into Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd over its use of its portfolio of standards-essential patents. The investigation was into allegations raised in the Apple-Samsung patents war where…>read more

No Comment February 10, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder Expands Rights of Same-Sex Married Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder Expands Rights of Same-Sex Married Couples   Attorney General Eric Holder announced widespread changes within the U.S. Justice Department to bring the rights of legally married same-sex couples at par with legally married heterosexual couples. The changes were unveiled by Holder in a speech at New…>read more

No Comment February 10, 2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Expands Financial Crime Office

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Expands Financial Crime Office     New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is making moves to the financial crimes bureau so as to include “financial wrongdoing.” Fans of financial oversight will be overjoyed at the prospect of the expanding office. Ranting and angry critics of the…>read more

No Comment January 22, 2014

Utah Gay Marriages Drama Takes New Turn – Feds Will Recognize Them

Utah Gay Marriages Drama Takes New Turn – Feds Will Recognize Them   Despite a federal judge striking down Utah’s gay marriage ban, and the state government appealing the order asking for a stay, and despite the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the temporary blocking of the federal judge’s order made by the…>read more

No Comment January 12, 2014

Department of Justice Hard Hit by Government Shutdown

Department of Justice Hard Hit by Government Shutdown On Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder sent an email to DOJ employees stating, “I am mindful of how difficult this shutdown is on you, the Department’s hard-working employees.” Describing the government shutdown as “unnecessary and harmful,” Holder promised to keep…>read more

No Comment October 3, 2013

New Lawyer Nominated to Serve as Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Division of U.S. Department of Justice

New Lawyer Nominated to Serve as Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Division of U.S. Department of Justice   Leslie Caldwell was nominated today to serve as assistant attorney general for the criminal division in the U.S. Department of Justice. She is a former Morgan, Lewis & Bockius partner and former white collar defense lawyer.   Caldwell fills…>read more

No Comment September 18, 2013

Justice Department Ordered to Declassify the Documents that Justified Surveillance

Justice Department Ordered to Declassify the Documents that Justified Surveillance   The Justice Department has agreed to declassify portions of its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court opinions. Specifically, as of Tuesday, they will make public a section of their documents that the government used to interpret Section 215 of the Patriot…>read more

No Comment September 6, 2013

The Justice Department Puts Hold on Zimmerman Evidence: He Won’t Get His Gun Back

The Justice Department Puts Hold on Zimmerman Evidence: He Won’t Get His Gun Back   After being acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, former-neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman is due to get his gun, which was used as evidence in his trial, returned to him. Not so fast, says the U.S…>read more

No Comment July 19, 2013

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