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Waterfront Intelligence keeps a pulse on issues at the forefront of litigation and corporate investigations. We regularly feature new posts on topics important to us, and share news and events we think you should know.

Wealthy – or broke?

Wealthy — or broke? An asset search can help determine when to take action. A venture capitalist client once wanted to find out whether it was worth suing the CEO of a healthcare startup he had funded which had filed for bankruptcy. We conducted an asset search and...

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Finding a Great Witness

Finding a Great Witness In my time spent in the courtroom as an investigator, and before that as a newspaper reporter, I’ve seen countless witnesses testify. And I’ve interviewed people who are about to serve as witnesses, to help identify any potential issues in...

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Cracking the Puzzle of Corporate Anonymity

Cracking the Puzzle of Corporate Anonymity (The Recorder) A number of investigative techniques can bring even the most ingeniously opaque arrangements into the light. Michael Cohen almost pulled it off. As Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Cohen went to great lengths...

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Wisconsin Attorney Faces 12-Year Sentence for Lying to Client

Wisconsin Attorney Faces 12-Year Sentence for Lying to a Client (Post Cresecent) A Wisconsin attorney is facing a possible prison sentence for felony forgery charges related to deceiving a client into pleading guilty to a higher criminal charge than the client had...

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When Your Company Is Under Government Investigation

When Your Corporation Is Under Government Investigation Our Top 3 Takeaways from ABA’s National Institute of White Collar Crime ethics seminar Thursday, March 1 in San Diego: Stick with in-house counsel, until the c-suite. “Internal investigation in-house...

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Congressional Aide Makes Wrong Menu Choice

Congressional Aide Makes Wrong Menu Choice (LA Times) A congressional aide was dining at a Compton restaurant in March 2017 when his lunch companion handed him a menu. The aide took a quick glance around the restaurant, opened the menu and removed $5,000 in cash,...

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Juror claims PTSD after trial, sues Ontario province

Juror claims PTSD after trial, sues Ontario province A Canadian man is seeking a $100,000 settlement and changes to the Ontario justice system for psychological injuries he received while serving as a juror on a 2014 murder case., according to The Canadian Press.  ...

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Waterfront Intelligence keeps a pulse on issues at the forefront of litigation and background investigations. Each month, we’ll feature a new blog post on a topic important to us, and share news and events we think you should know.