Tag: Public Officials

What states should know about breach of fiduciary duty

This week’s tip-sheet covers claims for breach of fiduciary duty which can be brought against public officials who have been involved in conduct contrary to their duty to act in the state’s best interests. We detail potential defendants and explain the principles that need to be established at court (and […]

Welcome to the Cooley blog on asset recovery

Welcome to our blog. Cooley has a proven team representing states  and companies seeking to trace, freeze and recover the proceeds of corruption or fraud, or obtain compensation for corrupt or fraudulent acts. We assist states to: Recover stolen public funds, bribes and compensation for corruption from dishonest public officials, their companies, trusts, […]