• KPMG, legal

    Case Dismissed! Judge Kaplan Dismisses Charges Against 13 KPMG Defendants

    The federal judge in the tax shelter case against former KPMG executives dismissed the charges against 13 of the defendants. In a 64-page opinion, Judge Lewis Kaplan wrote that he had “reached this conclusion only after pursuing every alternative short of dismissal and only with the greatest reluctance.” A little over a year ago, Kaplan […]

    / Jul 16, 2007 at 1:11 PM
  • KPMG, legal

    The KPMG Case: Does Dismissal Go Far Enough?

    The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page comes out swinging against the prosecution in the now infamous KPMG tax shelter case. After a long list of the abuses, usurpations and creative legal theorizing by the prosecutors, the editorial page calls for the judge in the case to dismiss the charges against the defendants, who are former […]

    / Jul 10, 2007 at 11:40 AM
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    KPMG Hearing: To Dismiss or Not To Dismiss?

    There were so many defense attorneys in the KPMG hearing yesterday (at least thirty by my count) that a separate observation room had to be set up so they could all sit down in courtroom 12D. It was a germane, if not ironic setting for what became a discussion of defense costs in a federal […]

    / Jul 3, 2007 at 1:08 PM
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    The KPMG 16: The Case That Won’t Die

    It’s a tale that’s now becoming all two familiar. Aggressive prosecutors zealously pursue a case that probably should never have been brought, using every dirty trick in the government’s book (and a few that turn out to not be in the book at all), and refuse to let go even after the case has become […]

    / Jun 26, 2007 at 11:41 AM

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