Dangerous Curves Ahead: Companion Regulatory Probes

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 12:39 AM EST) -- Standing at the intersection where criminal prosecution and civil securities enforcement meet can be hazardous to the health of your client’s case: the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers come at you from different directions; pay too much attention to the danger from one agency and you are liable to be run over by the other.

Based on my years at the DOJ leading criminal fraud prosecutions, it is apparent to me that this phenomenon has become more pronounced. For many...
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