When Prosecutors and Regulators ‘Double Team’
In his latest article for the New York Law Journal, Joel Cohen looks at ethical issues and other complexities that can arise when prosecutors and regulators are simultaneously involved in an investigation.
“In times past, prosecutors were only — or at least primarily — interested in putting your clients in jail and fining them. And regulators were only trying to sue your clients for money, or to regulate them by lawsuits that sought to put your clients out of business or impose significant limitations on how they could do business going forward,” Joel writes. “Not so true anymore.”