Mr. Nathanson, an experienced trial lawyer, focuses on white collar criminal defense matters and government and internal investigations. As Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes and Public Corruption Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, he investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of complex white collar criminal cases, including securities, bank, and health care fraud, and bribery offenses, such as Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. [Full Bio]

We have published a memorandum on what companies and lenders need to know about oversight under the CARES Act and related enforcement risks. By reference to the global financial crisis, the memorandum provides a roadmap for companies and lenders thinking about and seeking to minimize the risks of participating in
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The Supreme Court in Kisor v. Wilkie has declined to overrule Auer v. Robbins and Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co., instead narrowing deference to a federal agency’s interpretation of its own ambiguous regulations by putting in place new guideposts around its use.  What this means for Auer
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The Supreme Court has updated an important Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) exemption for the digital age.  In Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, the Supreme Court this week significantly expanded the scope of FOIA Exemption 4, which shields from disclosure “trade secrets and commercial or
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