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Ethical Considerations in Jury Trials

Sharon L. McCarthy participates in a panel titled “Ethical Considerations in Jury Trials” hosted by the Practicing Law Institute at 1:45 pm on October 18th, 2023. The panel will be conducted online and in person. CLE credit is offered for this event. Event Description: The 1-day program titled “Trial by

Trump Cases Put the Crime-Fraud Exception in the Spotlight

By Sharon L. McCarthy and Daniel C. Davidson New York Law Journal September 15, 2023 “Attorney-client privilege is dead!” So declared then-President Donald Trump in a tweet after a 2018 law enforcement raid on his former lawyer Michael Cohen’s office. In fact, various investigations into the former president demonstrate that

Payroll Tax Evasion Notice Suggests FinCEN’s New Focus

By Andrew Weiner and Jay R. Nanavati Law360 September 6, 2023 On Aug. 15, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network within the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued Notice FIN-2023-NTC1 to advise U.S. financial institutions of the need to report payroll tax evasion and workers’ compensation fraud involving shell companies prevalent