The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has announced new efforts to crack down on Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes and those who profit from such scams.  BEC fraud schemes generally involve attempts to compromise the email accounts of victims to send fraudulent payment instructions to financial institutions or business associates in order to

By Kristina Burland and Matthew D. Lee

A precedent-setting criminal prosecution of two California executives under the Consumer Product Safety Act is sending a strong warning to corporate boardrooms that the reporting requirements of the CPSA must be taken seriously and that a company’s compliance program must be thoughtfully designed to ensure that reports are

On November 16, 2018, Matthew D. Lee will moderate a panel at the annual White Collar Practice seminar sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. With the Special Counsel’s high-profile indictments of Paul Manafort as context, Matt’s panel will address the latest developments in tax and money laundering cases, with a particular emphasis

Ian M. Comisky and Matthew D. Lee have authored a Journal of Taxation article entitled “IRS in the Offing? Marinello Limits Tax Obstruction Prosecutions.” In their article, Ian and Matt write that its recent decision in Marinello, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt taxpayers a rare win by significantly constraining the government’s ability to employ

Your company is under investigation. You hire outside counsel to debrief your employees about the allegations. But are the interviews privileged? Do you have to provide each employee with his or her own attorney?

The fourth episode of Matthew D. Lee’s new five-part podcast, “Federal Agents at the Door,” cuts through the confusion surrounding

Our colleagues Matthew S. Adams and Jana Volante Walshak have authored a client alert about the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Carpenter v. United States, where the court held that cellphone location records deserve heightened protection, once again expanding the Fourth Amendment protections afforded to certain modern digital communications. And in doing so, the

Your company is under investigation. Federal agents show up at your business looking for documents, computer files and other evidence. It’s a critical moment. What should you do?

Matthew D. Lee, a former Justice Department trial attorney and partner in Fox Rothschild’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance Practice, explains your options in Episode Two

You’ve seen it on CNN. Scores of agents in matching jackets descend on a business or residence, hauling out boxes of documents, laptops and cell phones. How would you react?

Don’t panic. Matthew D. Lee has every aspect covered in his new five-part podcast: “Federal Agents at the Door.” A former Justice Department trial attorney,

By Charles A. De Monaco, Matthew D. Lee and Jana Volante Walshak

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein unveiled a new Justice Department policy for resolving major corporate investigations last month at a speech to the New York City Bar White Collar Crime Institute.

The new policy encourages coordination among Justice Department components and other enforcement