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Selva Ozelli: U.S. cracks down on Canadian cross-border cryptocrime

Canada has emerged as one of the cryptocurrency and blockchain centers of the world. Canada’s dominance in blockchain innovation stems in part from Toronto being home to Vitalik Buterin, the inventor of Ethereum Blockchain, which is the globally most adopted platform that supports ether (ETH), the second highest cryptocurrency valued at $63 billion. 

Tom Fox: Where are England’s whistleblowers?

The case of Barclays chief Jes Staley attempting to unmask an anonymous whistleblower came to an almost imperceptible and silent ending recently when the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority concluded that Staley's actions were not done intentionally but apparently with some other, lesser standard.

Wendt and Sultan on oral downloads: What should counsel share with the SEC?

In prior posts, we covered (1) how two former General Cable executives, now defendants in an SEC enforcement action, sought to compel Morgan Lewis (General Cable’s counsel) to share interview memoranda and notes, investigation reports and other materials from the firm’s internal investigation, and (2) how Judge Jonathan Goodman ruled in the defendants’ favor in part by holding that Morgan Lewis had waived work product protections through oral disclosures of interviews to the SEC.

Louisa Tomar: Local business community still missing in the global anti-corruption conversation

Corruption remains a number one concern of citizens across the world. People feel left out of the benefits of globalization and are increasingly disillusioned with the public institutions meant to protect them and their economic and social interests. Predictably, this year’s OECD Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum focused on public integrity.

Wendt and Sultan: How ‘oral downloads’ created a work-product protection waiver

As discussed in our prior post, the SEC charged Mathias Francisco Sandoval Herrera and Maria D. Cidre, two former executives from General Cable, with accounting fraud in January 2017. In response, these defendants sought to compel General Cable’s counsel, Morgan Lewis, to produce certain materials related to the firm’s corresponding investigation for the company, including investigation interview notes, SEC meeting notes, and an investigation report.

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