Hinshaw Launches White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Blog

March 29, 2012

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce the launch of the firm’s White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Blog, which can be accessed at The blog addresses legal issues, events and other news involving internal investigations, white collar crime, fraud and abuse. Topics to be covered regularly will include: bank fraud, the False Claims Act, forfeiture, health care fraud, honest services fraud, internal investigations, mortgage fraud, securities fraud, sentencing and tax evasion/fraud.

Written by attorneys in the White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Group of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, the White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Blog will address recent federal and state court decisions, as well as important changes in the law at the federal and state levels. It is intended to provide helpful, timely information to professionals who are looking for a valuable resource to stay current on developments involving internal investigation, white collar crime, and fraud and abuse issues.

“The blog is a valuable resource for business people, reporters and anyone interested in the subjects of corporate internal investigations and white collar crime,” stated Daniel M. Purdom, chair of Hinshaw’s White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Group. He added, “blog readers will glean valuable information from the insights of the experienced Hinshaw white-collar crime attorneys authoring the blog posts.”

Hinshaw’s White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Group attorneys help businesses and individuals defend against a wide range of criminal allegations, including, among many others, those involving fraud and abuse, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and securities laws. They also represent clients in investigations by state and federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, the group—which includes several former federal and state prosecutors with extensive experience concerning white collar crimes—conducts large-scale internal corporate investigations.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.