Chas Short Speaks at the Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism Seminar

Chas Short spoke on an ethics panel at the Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism in Miami on March 24. Addressing an audience of Florida lawyers in their first year of practice, Mr. Short addressed topics such as how young lawyers should respond to unethical...

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Paul Calli Discusses Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on FCPA Professor Podcast

On March 18, 2016, Paul Calli was interviewed by the FCPA Professor Blog for the FCPA Flash Podcast. Paul Calli discussed the current Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement environment, including the Department of Justice's poor trial record in FCPA cases, factors that may contribute to...

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DBR on Calli Law Victory: “Miccosukees, Attorney Slammed Again”

Over the past three years, Paul Calli and Chas Short have successfully defended clients who were sued in a campaign of vexatious litigation by the Miccosukee Tribe. The Tribe had falsely alleged, in a series of lawsuits in federal and state court, that its...

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Paul Calli Ranked in Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers

For the third consecutive year, Paul Calli has been ranked in the Chambers USA Guide as one of the country's leading business lawyers for defending White Collar Crime and Government Investigations. Chambers USA ranks leading lawyers in 45 different practice areas on a state and...

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11th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Civil RICO Suit Against Calli Law Client

The federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a Civil RICO lawsuit against Calli Law’s clients. The Court ruled that the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim and also lacked the required degree of specificity. The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians...

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Paul Calli Quoted by Media Regarding Criminal Antitrust Law

A former shipping executive whose record five-year price-fixing conviction was upheld by the US First Circuit Court of Appeals has pledged to seek further — and higher — review of his case. Read the entire article (PDF).

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Richard Bistrong Reports To Prison

This Johnny Cash song is an appropriate background song for this post. Following a lifetime of lying , cheating and stealing, Friday night it all caught up to Richard Bistrong and he turned himself in to serve his 18 month prison sentence at the United States Penitentiary...

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Avoid Trial at All Costs . . . If You’re a Prosecutor with an FCPA Case

At least, that’s the apparent directive if you’re a DOJ prosecutor tasked with trying to win the ever-elusive conviction against an individual DOJ claims violated the FCPA. Earlier this month, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates issued a memorandum titled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing.” Taking into...

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