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Supreme Court Rejects the Government’s Expansive Interpretation of “Official Act” for Honest Services Fraud and Bribery Allegations

On June 27, 2016, in McDonnell v. United States, the Supreme Court resolved a case of substantial interest to businesses that interact regularly with government officials with respect to grants, contracts, regulations and numerous other matters. The Court vacated …

The D.C. Circuit Grants Mandamus in Important Case Regarding Limitations on Attorney-Client Privilege in Contractors’ Internal Investigations

Today, the D.C. Circuit granted a mandamus petition in an important case, In re Kellogg Brown & Root, involving to preservation of the attorney client privilege for internal investigations in today’s heavily regulated government contracting environment. The ability of …

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