Corporate Crime Settlements Explained

On television court room dramas, it’s often satisfying to see the “good guys” (prosecutors) prevail by winning a guilty verdict in trials involving big businesses. But while it may sound like an oxymoron, it can sometimes be in a prosecutor’s best interest to negotiate an alternative to a guilty verdict. Good examples of such scenarios…

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NYC Law Firm Names New Partners

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP include seven new partners as of July 1, 2016. The new partner, Sarah Coyne will be handle a variety of white collar matters and investigations. This is the firms Litigation Department and the White Collar and Regulatory Defense Group. She brings to the table 14 years’ experience as a federal prosecutor.…

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Partner at Debevoise Responds to White Collar Practice Questions

Sean Hecker is a partner in Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, which is a white collar practice group. Sean served as a trial attorney in New York. While responding to a question regarding his most challenging task, Sean asserted that conducting corruption investigations was most difficult. He undertook the investigations by virtue of being a team…

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Helping Spur Economic Growth through Business Tax Credits

Those who are looking for a great example of how a state can successfully use tax credits to encourage significant economic growth should look at Maine’s New Markets Capital Investment Program. The program functions by attracting investment money to lower income communities. A tax credit is given to individuals and businesses who make equity investments…

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GlaxoSmithKline beats sales forecasts thanks to HIV drugs boost

Higher revenues from HIV drugs and flu vaccines have boosted quarterly sales and earnings at GlaxoSmithKline, more than offsetting a continued fall in sales for respiratory treatments. Sales rose by 9% to £6.13bn in the three months to the end of September, the third quarter of the company’s financial year. Analysts’ average forecasts were for…

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The CAPCO Program Helps Texans Get the Capital They Need

The CAPCO program in Texas is a venture capital program that helps businesses in the state garner the capital they need for new projects. The projects that are opening in Texas need extra money, but the CAPCO programs only funnel money to certain companies. The small business that needs extra help gets support in Texas,…

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Top DC Corporate Headhunters

Businesses have been using recruiters like Korn/Ferry Nels Olson to find the talent that they need for specific jobs for many years. (Headhunters) being the more popular term. This article will serve as a quick summary of some of the best and most popular agencies in the DC area.

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How Chik-fil-a is Taking on Starbucks

The chicken chain has a hit with its cold-brew. Chick-fil-A had a coffee problem. For years, “Customers were walking into our stores in the morning to have our delicious breakfast, but holding a competitor’s coffee cup in their hand,” says David Farmer, the chain’s vice president of product development. It crystallized further for Farmer when…

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Debevoise & Plimpton Named ‘Litigation Firm of the Year’ by American Lawyer

Litigation is a specialty of the law firm, and they certainly come out on the winning end of a number of cases. The law firm is composed of aggressive lawyers who are unafraid to go after the prize and victory in your matter. Their attention to each case that they handle and their winning numbers have helped the law firm earn many of the honors that they have received over the years. Partners at the firm include Matthew Saronson, Sean Hecker and Adele Karig, among others.

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