• Case of the Day: SEC v. Tourre

    Our Case of the Day is SEC v. Tourre (S.D.N.Y. 2011). Fabrice Tourre was a key player in the Goldman Sachs CDO story. The allegation was that Goldman Sachs sold collateralized debt obligations to its clients and then bet that the CDOs would fall in price. For those interested in the underlying allegations, here is the seminal 2009 article from […]

  • Case of the Day: In re Search of Premises

    In the case of the day, In re Search of Premises Located at at 840 140th Ave. NE, Bellevue, Wash. (9th Cir. 2011), the Russian government sought judicial assistance in aid of its criminal investigation of Arkady Gontmakher for illegal crabbing. The United States and Russia are parties to a mutual legal assistance treaty, which requires the […]