Category Archives: Announcements

DOJ Brings First Payroll Protection Program-Related Criminal Case

On Tuesday, May 5, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed charges in the federal District Court of Rhode Island against David A. Staveley and David Butziger for conspiracy to make a false statement and conspiracy to commit bank fraud in connection with loan applications made under the federal government’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP).  The Complaint alleges that Staveley of Andover, Massachusetts, and Butziger of Warwick, Rhode Island,… More

SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Issues 2020 Examination Priorities

John W.R. Murray recently authored a White Collar Crime and Government Investigations Alert about the SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations 2020 examination priorities.  They include prioritizing the interests of retail or “Main Street” investors, particularly with respect to registered investment advisers that serve retail investors, cybersecurity and digital assets.

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Welcome to the Foley Hoag White Collar Law & Investigations Blog!

We hope this blog serves as a forum for spirited debate, challenge, and comment.  The attorneys in our White Collar Crime and Government Investigations practice group have a wide array of diverse experiences that we hope to share with you here.  While we are white-collar defense lawyers, many among us are former federal and state prosecutors, and we appreciate the demands of justice even as we provide our clients a vigorous legal defense. … More