Kirby McInerney LLP | Financial Litigation Law Firm | News
This links to the home page
News
Firm News View All
  • Kirby McInerney Announces $105 Million Settlement of NY Tax False Claims Act Whistleblower Case
    03/02/2021

    The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP announced today a $105 million settlement in a case the firm filed on behalf of its whistleblower client against hedge fund billionaire Thomas Sandell and his business Sandell Asset Management Corporation.  The settlement is the largest income tax recovery under the New York False Claims Act.

  • Kirby McInerney Appointed to Executive Committee in Precious Metals Futures Spoofing Case Against Bank of Nova Scotia
    10/15/2020

    On October 15, 2020, the Honorable Michael A. Shipp of the United States Court for the District of New Jersey appointed Karen M. Lerner to the Executive Committee in In re Bank of Nova Scotia Spoofing Litigation, 20 Civ. 11059 (D.N.J.).  The case originates from the Bank of Nova Scotia’s alleged price manipulation of gold and silver futures contracts traded on the Commodity Exchange, Inc. over the course of several years, which formed the basis of the bank’s recent settlement with the CFTC and the DOJ for $77.4 million.

Articles and TV View All
  • Md. Lawmakers OK Bill For IRS-Like Whistleblower Plan

    04/14/2021 | Law360

    Maryland residents who suspect tax fraud would be able to tip off the state tax agency and receive a monetary reward if the agency recovered money, in an IRS-like program approved by state lawmakers and sent to the state's governor.

  • Five Tax Whistleblowing Fallacies

    03/15/2021 | Bloomberg Tax

    In 2010, New York amended its False Claims Act to enable whistleblowers to sue individual and corporate defendants with a net income or sales exceeding $1 million that cheated on their taxes in excess of $350,000. Other states are considering similar legislation. Randall Fox of Kirby McInerney LLP debunks some common fallacies regarding the New York law.

Judicial Recognition View All
Client/Adversary Recognition View All