Daily Archives: January 14, 2023, 12:18 pm

Attorney-Client Confidentiality at Stake in Covington’s Dispute With SEC? White-Collar Lawyers Weigh In | Law.com

Covington & Burling’s dispute with the Securities and Exchange Commission over regulators’ access to client information has implications for the sanctity of attorney-client relationships, according to white-collar lawyers contacted for this report. The SEC sued the firm early this week, demanding that it comply with a subpoena for the identities of 298 clients whose information was reported to have been…

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AG Platkin Launches Office to Combat Securities and Financial Crimes

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced the creation of a new office within the Division of Criminal Justice that will focus on pursuing major financial crimes, including securities fraud, and holding white collar criminals accountable for their wrongdoing. The newly created Office of Securities Fraud and Financial Crimes Prosecutions (OSFFCP) will enhance existing efforts to prosecute financial crimes by…

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