Below are representative investigations for Mr. Shapiro.
Major Internet Companies
Represented internet companies in investigations by the New York Attorney General’s Internet Bureau. The investigations involved, among other things, whether ISP’s have delivered the internet speeds advertised to consumers, and the security of financial transactions conducted online.
Major Media Companies
Conducted investigations of alleged wrongdoing and likely legal impact, culminating in lengthy reports. Subject of investigations include: $100 million overrun in software agreement; problems with content disseminated by company; and executive who was allegedly taking unauthorized actions on the company’s behalf.
Major Financial Media Company
Representation of major media company in investigation by New York Attorney General into whether client’s expert network service aided and abetted insider trading. Investigation resulted in no action against company. Rewrote company compliance policies.
Major Financial Information Provider
Representation of major financial information provider in investigations by state attorney general’s office and Securities and Exchange commission.
Representation of CDO banker in investigation of potential wrongdoing by New York Attorney General's office and Securities and Exchange Commission arising out of financial crisis. No action taken against client.
Major Media Company
Conducted internal investigation of wrongdoing by executives in company subsidiary.
Representation of sports association with respect to internal hearing concerning alleged violation of association's rules by members and subsequent litigation.