Money Laundering Case Highlights ABA Stance on Lawyers’ Obligations

The article from The American Lawyer discusses the Justice Department’s recent civil forfeiture action aimed at The Wolf of Wall Street motion picture and other assets derived from a multi-billion dollar corruption offense in Malaysia, the proceeds of which were laundered through prominent US law firms.  The article contains Stef Cassella’s comments on the role of law firms in the money laundering process.

American Lawyer Article