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Litigation Regulations White Collar Crime

Stretching the Limitations Period in White-Collar Criminal Matters

Part Two of a Two-Part Article

Though they might seem straightforward on their faces, limitations periods are often elongated by legislation or court interpretation. The authors began looking at some of these exceptions to the stated limitations periods last month in Part One of this article. They continue here with further examples.

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Editor’s Note: Statutes of limitations in criminal codes are meant to protect individuals and entities from having to defend themselves against charges stemming from conduct that occurred in the too-distant past. Though they might seem straightforward on their faces, limitations periods are often elongated by legislation or court interpretation. The authors began looking at some of these exceptions to the stated limitations periods last month in Part One of this article. They continue here with further examples.

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