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Our White Collar & Regulatory Defense group has unparalleled experience and expertise, and is among the most respected and successful in the United States. We regularly defend Fortune 500 companies and their executives and boards before every major federal and state regulatory enforcement authority and in courtrooms nationwide. We excel at developing creative and successful strategies for responding to and, where possible, preventing government investigations and enforcement proceedings.

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Credit Suisse Publishes Independent Review of Archegos Losses

As reported by the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, Fortune, CNN and many other media outlets, Credit Suisse published a 165-page independent investigative report by Paul, Weiss addressing the bank’s relationship with Archegos Capital Management, the family office of Sung Kook “Bill” Hwang, a former hedge fund manager.

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Awards & Recognition

Jessica Carey Named Law360 MVP in White Collar

Litigation partner Jessica Carey was honored with a Law360 2021 MVP Award in the White Collar category.

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BNY Mellon Wins Dismissal of Investor Lawsuit Stemming from Cryptocurrency Scam

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of a high-stakes investor class action against The Bank of New York Mellon filed in the wake of a pyramid scheme involving purported cryptocurrency OneCoin.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Named Corporate Crime & Investigations Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners

Paul, Weiss was recognized as “Corporate Crime & Investigations Law Firm of the Year” by the 2021 Chambers USA Awards.

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Firm News

Leading Litigator Joshua Hill Joins Paul, Weiss

Joshua Hill, Jr., a former federal prosecutor, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in San Francisco and New York.

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Awards & Recognition

Loretta Lynch Recognized as Leading Woman in Investigations in Global Investigations Review Survey

Litigation partner Loretta Lynch was recognized by Global Investigations Review (GIR) in its 2021 Women in Investigations survey.

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Publications

Second Circuit Denies Rehearing in Key Insider Trading Case

In denying defendants’ petition for rehearing in United States v. Blaszczak, the Second Circuit firmly established potential liability for insider trading in the criminal context even where the original “tipper” receives no personal benefit. 

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Awards & Recognition

Loretta Lynch Named “Distinguished Leader” by the New York Law Journal

Litigation partner Loretta Lynch was named a “Distinguished Leader” as part of the New York Law Journal’s 2021 New York Legal Awards. The “Distinguished Leader” category recognizes lawyers who had great performances and demonstrated clear leadership skills leading to positive outcomes in the past year.

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Publications

White-Collar Enforcement Priorities in the Wake of COVID-19

The DOJ and SEC have signaled an intention to focus on misconduct related specifically to the coronavirus, at least temporarily. Combined with ongoing practical limitations, that focus has slowed down traditional white-collar enforcement activity. As the pandemic recedes, however, there is reason to expect robust investigative activity by the SEC, DOJ, state attorneys general and newly-created oversight bodies.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Is Named Law Firm of the Year, White Collar Litigation Department of the Year

Paul, Weiss was recognized with The American Lawyer’s most prestigious award, “Law Firm of the Year,” at the American Lawyer Industry Awards Gala. Additionally, the firm was named “White Collar Litigation Department of the Year.”

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Firm News

Jeannie Rhee Joins Paul, Weiss From the Mueller Special Counsel's Office

Jeannie Rhee, a former U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, is joining the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.

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Awards & Recognition

Harris Fischman Named a David Rockefeller Fellow

Harris Fischman has been named to the Partnership for New York City’s 2019 – 2020 class of David Rockefeller Fellows, a group of thirty senior executives selected to participate in a year-long business and civic leadership program.

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