Monthly Archives: September 2014

Guns, Not Drugs—Two Recent Arms Export Control Act Prosecutions

If a lawyer at a cocktail party introduces himself to you as an “international trade lawyer,” would you think “oh, how boring”? You shouldn’t. There may be some less-than-exciting aspects of trade law (see, e.g., anti-dumping work) but this regulatory … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading Can Be a High Risk Endeavor — Another Trade Secrets Prosecution

The latest entrant into the Cover-Up Is Worse Than the Crime Hall of Fame is Sahil “Sonny” Uppal, a 26 year old former employee of Citadel LLC. He pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of justice for hiding his … Continue reading

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Five Early Musings on the McDonnell Guilty Verdict

Yesterday a jury in Richmond found former Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife guilty of public corruption. Here are the details of it. I’m sure many others will offer in-depth analysis of the verdict in the coming days. Here are … Continue reading

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