Financial fraud became a major governmental concern due to the collapse of the housing market and the corresponding cascade effect on the exotic securitizations and other complicated instruments (many so complex that even the bank CEOs had no clue what they were about) that irresponsible banks and other financial institutions foisted upon greedy investors. The result of all of this adversity? Very good news for lawyers, both public sector and private sector.
This Future Interests blog is the first in a series that will appear over the next several weeks examining the burgeoning white collar crime practice area and the diversity of opportunities it presents for both public and private sector attorneys.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) represents a sea change for the American healthcare providers and consumers. What is less known is that the new healthcare reform law opens up an array of new opportunities for the legal community. Here are some of the key items to watch, some effective immediately and others rolling out over the next few years: