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White Collar Crime Research: Overviews

Created for students in the Topics in White Collar Crime course.

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Overviews: Books

Overviews: Reports & Articles

Tip: Overviews like U.S. Department of Justice Fraud Section's Year in Review (2021), Practical Law's Trends in Federal White Collar Prosecutions, & American Criminal Law Review's most recent Annual Survey of White Collar Crime discuss recent developments/initiatives + identify key primary sources of law. 

American Criminal Law Review publishes an $ Annual Survey of White Collar Crime (arranged by topic).  Click here to view the table of contents to the most recent Annual Survey.  (Access through a web browser that communicates with the BLS proxy server.) 

$ Bloomberg Law > type: white collar in home screen search box to access White Collar & Criminal Law litigation intelligence center.  If a current BLS law student, faculty member or administrator does not have a Bloomberg Law account, click here & register with your BLS email.  (You do not need an activation code, but you do need to wait for a reply email from Bloomberg Law before you can activate your new account.)

  1. Includes Litigation Practice Portfolio 651: White Collar Criminal Investigations
  2. Links to pages of sources on Anti-Money Laundering, Corporate Litigation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) & Securities Enforcement & Litigation.

Gibson Dunn,

  1. 2021 Year-End Update on Corporate Non-Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements (updated regularly)
  2. 2021 Year-End FCPA Update (updated regularly)
  3.  2021 Year-End Securities Enforcement Update  (updated regularly)

U.S.Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section  Provides the Fraud Section's Year in Review (2021), which highlights key initiatives (including trials) & statistics.  Links to pages discussing:

  1. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  2. Health Care Fraud
  3. Market Integrity and Major Frauds

U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, White Collar Crime  Supports keyword searches, such as: affinity fraud.  Links to pages discussing investigations of:

  1. Asset Forfeiture
  2. Financial Institution/Mortgage Fraud
  3. Health Care Fraud
  4. Identity Theft
  5. Intellectual Property Theft/Piracy

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement  Provides the Division of Enforcement's Annual Report (2020), which highlights key initiatives, settled matters & litigation + Addendum to Division of Enforcement Press Release: Fiscal Year 2021

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2021 Annual Report to Congress: Whistleblower Program + Feb. 10, 2022 press release: SEC Proposed Changes to Two Whistleblower Program Rules (includes link to text of proposed rule)

$ Westlaw Edge > Practical Law > practice note: Trends in Federal White Collar Prosecutions

$ Westlaw Edge > Practical Law > provides 100+ practice notes on topic: White Collar Crime & Investigations

  1. Either scan the titles of available practice notes or search by keyword(s). 
  2. Search example: Search securities yields Securities Litigation and Enforcement: Overview.