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Ropes & Gray hires federal prosecutor in NY

Jul 29, 2014 Federal prosecutor Marc P. Berger has joined the New York office of Ropes & Gray in the government enforcement practice. Berger is a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern District of New York’s…

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Melbourne lawyer struck of for +$12m fraud

Apr 1, 2014 A Melbourne lawyer has been struck off the Roll of Legal Practitioners for committing fraud to the value of more than $12 million of client money. Philip David Linacre walked into the Legal Services Board offices in…

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Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders accused of fraud

Mar 6, 2014 Three former leaders of the failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have been accused of engaging in massive fraud to hide the firm's financial struggles from banks and other creditors. Manhattan prosecutors allege that…

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