Filter Company News
Subscribe
  • Earlier this week the US Securities & Exchange Commission released its 2014 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program.  You can access the report at http://www.sec.gov/about/offices/owb/annual-report-2014.pdf.  Highlights of the report include:

    A steady rise in the number of whistleblower tips per year – 334 in FY2011, 3,001 in FY2012, 3,328 in FY2013 and 3,620 in FY2014 Its first anti-retaliation case brought on June 16, 2014 against Paradigm Capital Management resulting in a $2.2MM settlement Corporate Disclosures & Financials, Offering...

    Read Full Article >
  • At the invitation of the American Bar Association, DOAR’s Roy Futterman, Ph.D. created this 13-minute audio advanced class on “Strategic Voir Dire Technique”.

    Read Full Article >
  • On June 30, 2014, in a 118 page opinion, Judge Paul Gardephe of the SDNY overturned the 2013 conspiracy to kidnap conviction of Gilberto Valle, the so-called “cannibal cop.”  Valle’s Internet postings, while abhorrent, existed only in the virtual world of the Internet.  Joseph DeMarco, an internet lawyer, contrasted the virtual world with the “kinetic world,” and observed that Judge Gardephe saw a relative lack of corroborative evidence from the kinetic world for Valle’s virtual communications.  Julia Gatto, Valle’s attorney said, “He is guilty of nothing more...

    Read Full Article >
  • In a recent, unanimous SCOTUS opinion (Riley v. California) the justices ruled that the police must obtain a warrant to search information on a suspect’s cell phone.  With this opinion, the Supreme Court took a big step toward protecting the 4th Amendment and a small step into the 21st century…well, sort of.  Essentially, the opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, distinguishes between cell phones and typical pocket fare like cigarettes, wallets, knives and loose change.  Quoting Chief Justice Roberts – “Cell phones differ in both a...

    Read Full Article >
1 17 18 19 20 21 26