Immunity Deal Shows Value of CFO in Prosecution

Aug 28, 2018

Joseph Moreno comments on federal prosecutors' decision to grant immunity to Allen Weisselberg, President Trump's longtime accountant and the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization. 

An excerpt from "Immunity Deal Shows Value of CFO in Prosecution," Dow Jones, August 28, 2018:

"If a CFO, a treasurer or comptroller or even a CEO is privy to communications or facts, none of that is protected from disclosure to either government investigators or to outside lawsuits in the discovery process," said Joseph Moreno, an accountant, former federal prosecutor and partner at law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. "People are often surprised by that, because people think business communication is privileged, and it's not."



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