A Review Of Gov't Cases Against Execs In Q1



In this article, Kirby Behre, Lauren Briggerman, Jonathan Kossak,* Chas McAleer, and Dawn Murphy-Johnson discuss the most significant cases and government investigations that affect corporate executives in the first quarter of 2016. The authors address policy issues, including the Yates Memo and its aftermath; various criminal actions against executives, including the Petrobras investigation, Blankenship's conviction, cartel investigations and fraud; extradition and extraterritoriality; privilege issues; and recent cases related to financial regulation.

This article was originally published as a Miller & Chevalier White Collar Alert titled "Executives at Risk: Navigating Individual Exposure in Government Investigations – Volume III," which is available here.

*Former Miller & Chevalier attorney