White Collar Cases To Watch In 2011

Law360 (December 27, 2010, 2:04 PM EST) -- With federal prosecutors showing a newfound willingness these days to use undercover sting tactics in white collar cases, attorneys say 2011 will be the year to see whether those methods — and the cases themselves — can hold up in court.

Defense lawyers will also likely be looking to appellate courts for decisions in public corruption cases involving honest services charges, in particular ex-Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s continuing challenge to his conviction.

And they’ll be keeping tabs on several continuing investigations — into insider trading,...
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