Monthly Archives: March 2018

How to Prepare a Nervous Witness for a Government Interview (Part II)

By Sara Kropf In Part I of this series, I listed my first six tips for preparing a nervous witness (or any witness, really) for a voluntary government interview. Those tips involved a lot of the mechanics of preparing your … Continue reading

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Bring in the SEC Taint Team

by Dan Portnov Let’s say that you or your company find yourselves in the unfortunate position of receiving a document request by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with limited resources for representation. You’ve retained a moderately-priced, hyper-efficient securities enforcement … Continue reading

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How to Prepare a Nervous Witness for a Government Interview (Part 1 of 2)

Representing a witness during a voluntary interview or proffer session with the government requires preparation. As the lawyer, you will get ready by reviewing documents, talking to other lawyers in the joint defense group about anticipated questions and working through … Continue reading

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OIG Investigations – Why Lawyers and Clients Should Both Worry (Part II)

By Dan Portnov Last week, Sara wrote about Liff v. Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Dep’t of Labor, et al., a government contractor’s unsuccessful suit against the Department of Labor and its Office of Inspector General (OIG) for … Continue reading

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