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Beware The Backlash

The misconception that the government has gone soft on white-collar crime is alive and well. This is unfortunate for investors, hedge fund managers, financial advisers and corporate officers in the financial industry among others. White-collar professionals need to be...

El Chapo Sentenced To Life In Prison

A trial that has captivated two nations and includes enough drugs, money, and corruption to keep true crime enthusiasts busy for decades has reached the sentencing stage in U.S. Federal Court. Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the notorious drug lord who has escaped the long...

Adam C. Ford Named To Super Lawyers

We are happy to announce that our very own Adam Ford has been named a Super Lawyer for 2019! Adam has extensive experience defending people against white collar prosecutions and regulatory enforcement actions in state and federal courts. Our clients trust him to fight...

“Monopoly” Isn’t How The Real World Works

In real life, there is no such thing as a "GET OUT OF JAIL FREE" card. Despite what has been said recently about the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), it is in your best interest to have a strong defense attorney on your side...

It Pays To Blow The Whistle

When it comes to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), money is no object, at least when the time comes to make sure that informants and whistleblowers are handsomely rewarded for their fruitful tips. The SEC agreed earlier this week to payouts of totaling $50...

Learn From Elon Musk (Part 3)

The continuing saga of Elon Musk vs. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has a new development. The SEC has asked a judge to hold the Tesla and SpaceX CEO in contempt due to alleged violations of his settlement deal. This is not the first or second time Elon...

El Chapo Found Guilty On All 10 Counts

A much-awaited verdict was reached on February 12 in a trial that the world has been watching. After years of allegations, charges, and even a prison escape, an alleged drug kingpin finally learned whether he would be spending the rest of his life in a United States...

“Did you try ‘password’?”

We've previously written about cryptocurrency's penchant for being an enigma. On the one hand, it is regulated like other investments; on the other hand, it has been linked to illegal activities and is considered a risky investment by many. A story reported earlier...