Daily Archives: September 9, 2008, 10:46 pm

Bots Gone Bad

by Bruce Carton As I wrote today in my “Enforcement Action” blog over at Compliance Week, Google’s “bot” crawled its way to stock market infamy over the weekend, helping to trigger a $1 billion sell off in United Airlines (UAUA) stock along the way.

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Former Assistant AG Fisher Rejoins Latham & Watkins

Alice Fisher, former Assistant Attorney General in charge of the DOJ’s Criminal Division, has rejoined law firm Latham & Watkins as a partner. The firm announced today that Fisher will rejoin the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Litigation Department and as a Global Co-Chair of the White Collar and Government Investigations Practice Group. According to the…

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Chargers Tickets May Get Lerach Transfered Out of Minimum-Security Camp

William Lerach, serving his 24-month sentence in a minimum-security camp, may soon get a taste of life in a higher-security prison after allegedly offering a corrections officer the use of his San Diego Chargers season tickets.  He has been placed in administrative segregation, i.e., locked down for 23 hours a day, already and if a formal administrative proceeding on the infraction goes against…

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