Regulatory & Compliance

Wachtell to Clients: Compliance Still Matters Under Trump

Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz issued a memo late Wednesday to clients warning they should continue to strive for effective white-collar compliance despite a slowdown in white-collar enforcement under …

Sanctions Shift Sparks Boon for Big—and Little—Law

Law firms big and small are benefiting from a surge in sanctions-related defense and advisory work as the U.S. regime grows more complex and enforcement gets tougher under the Trump administration.

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Pose Range of Legal Issues

After the spectacular runup in the price of bitcoin at the end of 2017, cryptocurrencies and the associated blockchain technology are gaining enough traction that the legal profession must address …

Big Four May Gain Legal Market Foothold With State Rule Change

An attempt by several Western states to relax their bar ethics rules to make the legal system more affordable could have an unintended effect—allowing Big Four accounting firms to finally gain a …