This is FindLaw's collection of White Collar Crime articles, part of the Litigation and Disputes section of the Corporate Counsel Center. The typical white-collar criminal is an office worker, business manager, fund manager or executive. Examples of white-collar crimes include securities fraud (the misrepresentation of investment information), embezzlement (misuse of funds), corporate fraud (dishonest and/or illegal actions by a company employee or executive) and money laundering (giving criminally-obtained funds the appearance of having a legitimate source). Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.
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Lawyers have traditionally been able to provide their clients with dispassionate legal advice based on a full understanding of the relevant facts. Because of the evidentiary privilege that attaches to attorney-client communications, and the strict ...
In the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act,1 Congress issued directives to the U.S Sentencing Commission to "review and, if appropriate, amend" various sentencing guidelines and policy statements applicable to fraud offenses ...