Wednesday, September 03, 2008

KPMG Employees Off the Hook. The Second Circuit has upheld the dismissal of the indictments of eleven partners and employees of accounting firm KPMG, LLP because the government had caused KPMG to put conditions on the advancement of legal fees to the defendants. This violated the defendants’ Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

The decision in United States v. Stein can be found here.

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