Timothy P. Harkness

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

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Effective Investigations Require Skilled Litigators

Editor: Tim, you have conducted internal investigations for clients in the U.S. and overseas. Why does your role as a litigator equip you uniquely to perform an internal investigation? Harkness : A litigator's skills in collecting, organizing and assessing evidence as well as...

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Keys To A Successful Investigation

Editor: Please give our readers a snapshot of your background and experience. Harkness: I am a litigator at Kramer Levin. Over the years I have represented individuals, companies, auditors and audit committees in complex financial fraud cases, typically ones involving accounting irregularities...

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U.S. v. Stein: Rewriting The Rules Of Corporate Cooperation With Government Investigations

The government "let its zeal get in the way of its judgment" and "violated the Constitution it is sworn to defend." These are the words of District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan who declared on June 26, 2006 in U.S. v. Stein that KPMG's decision to stop advancing legal fees for its indicted or "...

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