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British Bank Under Fire for Alleged Dealings with Iran >
August 8, 2012
By: Matthew T. Newcomer
The New York State Department of Financial Services announced yesterday that Standard Chartered Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of British bank Standard Chartered PLC, is under investigation for allegedly helping Iran launder $250 billion in U.S. dollars, which the Department believes resulted in potential vulnerabilities involving terrorism, drugs, and corruption.
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The Fifth Amendment Meets Password Protection >
July 6, 2012
By: Abraham J. Rein
Earlier this year, two federal courts weighed in on what surely is an important legal question affecting criminal investigations in the twenty-first century, and one that is significant for potential white collar targets or defendants.
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New Civil E-Discovery Rules for Pennsylvania Courts >
June 11, 2012
By: Ronald H. Levine and Abraham J. Rein
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted an amendment to the Rules of Civil Procedure, as the Commonwealth joins a growing number of states with rules specifically addressing the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) in civil litigation. The amendment makes it more important than ever that potential litigants be prepared for e-discovery disputes, armed with technical knowledge and legal know-how.
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