Government Enforcement Compliance and White Collar Litigation

Broker Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading With Information Stolen From Law Firm

September 18, 2015

A securities broker pleaded guilty on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Trenton to a securities fraud conspiracy that profited from his use of material inside information stolen from the New York office of a global law firm.  Contemporaneous with the plea, the government filed the criminal information detailing the charges, which also included… Read more »

Houston Psychiatrist Convicted In $158 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

September 16, 2015

On Thursday, a Houston psychiatrist was convicted of participating in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme, following a seven day federal jury trial.  The charges against Sharon Iglehart, M.D., included conspiracy to commit health care fraud, one individual count of health care fraud and three counts of making false statements related to health care matters…. Read more »

DOJ Announces New Focus On Prosecuting Individuals

September 15, 2015

After years of criticism that it failed to prosecute the individuals responsible for the financial crisis, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has announced changes to their internal guidelines to focus on the prosecution of individuals in corporate malfeasance cases. At an event at New York University School of Law on Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Sally… Read more »

Are You FCPA Compliant?

June 30, 2015

In today’s international marketplace, it is critical to keep in mind the reach of American federal statutes which have significant impact on foreign jurisdictions. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), enacted in 1977, contains two key provisions: (1) a prohibition on bribery of foreign officials, and (2) accounting and reporting provisions for companies registered with… Read more »

Grand Jury Presentment Against Pa Attorney General Kane Stayed While Supreme Court Considers Legality Of The Special Prosecutor

February 12, 2015

Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court stayed the Montgomery County District Attorney from acting on a grand jury presentment accusing Attorney General Kathleen Kane of perjury and other offenses in connection with the disclosure of an investigation to a Philadelphia newspaper.  The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered that the Montgomery County District Attorney could not file charges… Read more »

John A. Schwab Elected Partner

October 10, 2014

PITTSBURGH, PA- Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is pleased to announce the election of its newest partner, John A. Schwab. Mr. Schwab, a former Captain and Chief Defense Trial Attorney with the U.S. Marine Corps, is an experienced litigator who practices in the areas of white collar criminal defense, government investigations, corporate internal investigations… Read more »

DRI’s Government Enforcement and Corporate Compliance Seminar


DRI will be offering its second annual Government Enforcement and Corporate Compliance Seminar on July 24-25, 2014 at the new Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. The seminar will cover an array of government enforcement issues, offering both practical guidance and legal updates for those operating – or representing clients – in an increasingly difficult regulatory… Read more »

Today’s General Counsel Institute

July 17, 2014

John A. Schwab will moderate the panel, “Cooperation and Collaboration in Government Investigations,” at Today’s General Counsel Institute on July 17th, 2014 in New York, NY.

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