• Features

    Conducting Internal Investigations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Jacqueline C. Wolff, Scott T. Lashway, and Matthew M.K. Stein

    In times of crisis, criminal activity — particularly crimes involving theft and fraud — tend to spike. There is no reason to believe that the Covid-19 pandemic and the unrest in the financial markets will be any different. An important difference for company counsel, however, will be in how the malfeasance, negligence or wrongdoing can be investigated.

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    Force Majeure and the Doctrine of Impossibility

    John Kelly

    The COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in landlords and tenants closely reviewing a clause in their lease that was long considered unimportant boilerplate. Yes, we are referring to the “force majeure” provision.

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    New Normal Sets In for White-Collar Lawyers in the Virus Era

    C. Ryan Barber

    In a practice that prizes in-person meetings, virtual communication has become commonplace.

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    The Importance of ‘Particulars’ in Criminal Fraud Cases

    Elkan Abramowitz and Jonathan Sack

    This article discusses the standard for ordering a bill of particulars in the Second Circuit, drawing a comparison with the standard for civil fraud claims, and then describes a recent decision ordering a bill of particulars in the high-profile prosecution growing out of the Theranos blood-testing scandal. The decision in that case highlights the importance of seeking bills of particulars in fraud cases.

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