Feds Eye Corporate Counsel In Fraud Crackdown

Law360, New York (December 5, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Corporate counsel are nervously eyeing the trial against a pair of Hollinger Inc. attorneys amid signs federal securities regulators have set their sights on legal professionals who are seen as engaging in abusive conduct.

Much of the media attention surrounding the indictment of Conrad Black has focused on allegations of fraud aimed at Black himself. But many attorneys are intrigued by the case not because of Black’s alleged misdeeds, but instead due to the indictments handed down to two men who many would view as peripheral...
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