Auditor Malpractice: How to Sue an Audit Firm and Win

Last week, Reuters printed an interesting and enlightening interview with Steven Thomas, the managing partner of Thomas, Alexander & Forrester … an attorney known for suing large auditing firms for malpractice… and winning! Recent big wins include $520 million and $130 million judgments against BDP Seidman, on behalf of Espirito …

SEC Discards Documents Regarding Matters Under Investigation (MUIs) According to Agency Policy

The big buzz this week is an article in Rolling Stone regarding the SEC’s policy of destroying documents related to Matters Under Investigation (MUIs) which do not result in any agency action being taken. At first blush, it may appear to be some sort of cover up, and that’s exactly …

Commit One of the Largest Financial Crimes in History, Continue to Live in Your $7 Million Apartment

As our friend Bernard Madoff waits around for the wheels of justice to move in his “alleged” $50 billion Ponzi scheme… he’s been a busy boy. No, he’s not sitting in jail, where a fraudster of his magnitude deserves to be. Instead, he was allowed to post a $10 million …