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White Collar Group Of The Year: Morvillo Abramowitz

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC persuaded a jury to acquit Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP’s former chairman of criminal charges following a grueling, four-month trial, then struck a favorable deferred prosecution deal, earning the firm a spot among Law360’s White Collar Practice Groups of the Year for 2015. Law360: acquitted

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Insurance, Stock Fraud Ringleader Sentenced To 15 Years

No-fault automobile insurance fraud racketeer and stock boiler room ringleader Mikhail Zemlyansky was sentenced by a New York federal judge on Thursday to 15 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $ 29.6 million after a lengthy and often bitter hearing in which his defense counsel only grudgingly conceded his client’s guilt. Law360: acquitted

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Libor Scandal Acquittals End Prosecutors’ Winning Streak

A London jury’s decision Wednesday to acquit five former brokers on charges of plotting with a convicted former UBS and Citigroup trader to manipulate Libor marks a major defeat for prosecutors who had been riding a wave of convictions in connection with the scandal. Here, Law360 takes a look at the current status of Libor scandal-related criminal cases in the ...

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Blair Stover Attorney Cleared in California Tax Case

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, Missouri Attorney, A. Blair Stover, was formally cleared of all charges included in a criminal Complaint filed by the California Franchise Tax Board on September 12, 2012, alleging that he had aided and assisted in the preparation of false tax returns that were filed with the State of California. The Complaint, which named Kruse Mennillo ...

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Blair Stover Former Grant Thornton Tax Partner Cleared

January 22, 2015 – Former Grant Thornton Tax Partner, A. Blair Stover, was cleared in a Complaint filed by the California FTB in September 2012, which alleged that Mr. Stover, Kruse Mennillo Business Financial Services LLC, and another Kruse Mennillo Partner, had assisted in the preparation of false tax returns filed with the California FTB. Superior Court Judge Hon. Robert ...

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