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Fighting Back Against OIG Investigations (But Losing)

By Sara Kropf

Office of Inspector General—or OIG—investigations can have wide reaching consequences. I’ve written before about the lack of procedural fairness surrounding these investigations. 1,322 more words

Civil Case

David Ganek’s Valiant Effort to “Fight the Power” Fizzles—Where’s the Remedy When Law Enforcement Lies?

I’ve written several times before about hedge fund owner David Ganek’s groundbreaking lawsuit against federal agents and prosecutors in New York. See my posts here… 1,376 more words


Better Right of Possession Over the Subject Property: The Case of Villanueva vs. Perez

Article 525 of the New Civil Code provides: “ The possession of things or rights may be had in one of two concepts: either in the concept of owner; or in that of the holder of the thing or right to keep or enjoy it, the ownership pertaining to another person.” 69 more words

Remedial Law

Josh Harrellson civil suit offers lesson for pro athletes: 'Watch your back'

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Former Kentucky Wildcats on the front end of their professional basketball careers acknowledged an opportunity to learn from the recent Josh Harrellson civil case. 578 more words

SEC News

Lawsuit trial set for Sept 15, 2017

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office has been dropped from the civil suit by the parents of Elliot Rodger’s slain roommates and their friend. The suit against Capri Apartments and their parent company is scheduled for trial in September 2017. 6 more words

Civil Case

Government's "Big" Case Against Compliance Officer Ends Up Kind of Small

The Treasury Department and former MoneyGram Chief Compliance Officer Thomas Haider have settled their civil claims. This was the first-ever case against a compliance officer for failing to implement an appropriate anti-money laundering (AML) program at a company. 1,128 more words

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