• U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Validity of Corporate Document Retention Policies In Opinion Reversing 2002 Arthur Andersen LLP Conviction
  • June 14, 2005 | Authors: Lisa J. Sotto; Kathy McCleskey Robb; Ashley B. Rowe
  • Law Firm: Hunton & Williams LLP - New York Office
  • In a unanimous decision issued on May 31, 2005, the United States Supreme Court reversed the June 2002 conviction of accounting firm Arthur Andersen LLP ("Andersen") for obstruction of justice under 18 U.S.C. ยงยง 1512(b)(2)(A) and (B). Arthur Andersen LLP v. United States, 544 U.S. __, 2005 WL 1262915 (May 31, 2005).