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Statements Made to IRS Special Agents

If you are contacted by an IRS special agent for an informal meeting, can statements made during the meeting be used against you in court? The answer is “maybe.” The court addresses this in United States v. Henry, No. 2017-0001 … Continue reading

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The IRS’s Laguna Niguel Office – Where IRS Attorneys, Revenue Agents, and Criminal Special Agents Work

The IRS’s Laguna Niguel Office – Where IRS Attorneys, Revenue Agents, and Criminal Special Agents Work If you have ever been to the “Ziggurat,” you never forget it. Named the “Chet Holifield Federal Building,” this is the IRS tax office … Continue reading

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Yes, Lawyers Can Be Change Agents

Lawyers are inherently creative. The very job of lawyering often demands poring over complex documents and factual scenarios to find the one novel interpretation or exception that might save a client. More and more, lawyers are bringing that same creative … Continue reading

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Federal Agents at the Door: Legal Representation

Your company is under investigation. You hire outside counsel to debrief your employees about the allegations. But are the interviews privileged? Do you have to provide each employee with his or her own attorney? The fourth episode of Matthew D. … Continue reading

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US indicts North Korean agents for WannaCry, Sony attacks

Actor Randall Park playing Kim Jong-Un in the Sony Pictures movie The Interview—a movie hackers didn't leak. (credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment) In a presentation planned for noon Eastern time today, the Justice Department will announce the indictment of North Korean … Continue reading

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