By: F|G Marketing / Date: 14, November 2019
On October 16th FINRA released its 2019 Report on Examination Findings and Observations. FINRA specifically identified issues relating to firms’ Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) programs in their findings, including challenges with transaction monitoring systems used to detect and report suspicious activity. In addition, firms are relying to heavily on their clearing firm for monitoring transactions and suspicious activity. The Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) requires firms to monitor, detect and report suspicious activity to the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Further,… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 12, November 2019
F|G has opened an office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is being led by Colin Callahan, a former U.S. Assistant Attorney in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Colin is joined by attorney, Jonathan Fodi, a former Allegheny County Assistant Prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 10, November 2019
Earlier this week, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the formation of a new Procurement Collusion Strike Force (the “Strike Force”), which will focus on investigating and prosecuting crimes that undermine the integrity of the government contracting process. The new Strike Force is similar in structure to the strike force model that DOJ has long used to target health care fraud across the country. The Strike Force will bring together prosecutors from DOJ’s Antitrust Division and select U.S. Attorney’s Offices,… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 21, October 2019
An F|G client received a non-incarceration sentence in a federal health care fraud matter in which the prosecution was seeking a sentence of over two years’ imprisonment. The significant downward variance was delivered after comprehensive written and oral argument by F|G.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 21, October 2019
Over the weekend Flannery | Georgalis attorneys presented at the American Association of Dental Board’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. Their “Opioid Epidemic – Litigation, Enforcement and Initiatives” presentation discussed the national opioid multi-district litigation and increased federal, state and administrative enforcement trends relating to medical professionals.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 16, October 2019
F|G is built to defend the most sensitive and complex legal matters against dental professionals, including health care fraud prosecutions, drug diversion investigations, and professional licensure defense. When your liberty and livelihood are on the line, you can count on Flannery Georgalis to represent you aggressively, passionately, fearlessly.
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 14, October 2019
F|G would like to welcome Emmett Robinson who has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Emmett is a stand-out legal writer and analyst with an impressive track record briefing cases before federal trial and appellate courts as well as the Ohio and U.S. Supreme Courts. He represents clients in civil matters including private securities actions, breach of contract actions, qui tam actions, and a wide range of other matters. Emmett also represents clients seeking to overturn convictions or reduce their… Read more
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 04, October 2019
Edward Fadel, Senior Associate of F|G, LLC, participated on the panel, The Trauma-Informed Courtroom for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association on October 2nd, 2019. The panel discussed approaches for practitioners when working with individuals that have experienced trauma. Ed, who has tried nearly 100 cases in state court, added, “defense attorneys must thoroughly prepare for their cross-examination and expect the unexpected. It is important to be patient and find the balance between empathy and loyal advocacy.”
By: F|G Marketing / Date: 24, September 2019
Congratulations to F|G’s Ally Rich for her selection in the CMBA’s 2019-2020 Leadership Academy. The competitive ten (10) month program includes emerging and established lawyers who not only excel in law but also excel in leadership. Ally, an established attorney, recently joined Flannery Georgalis and is busy expanding her network, serving the community, and receiving professional development experience from industry experts.