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A Podcast of Government Enforcement and Investigations

The Bracewell Sidebar, hosted by Seth DuCharme and Matthew Nielsen, is a podcast devoted to developments related to government enforcement and investigations, with a particular focus on white-collar criminal defense.

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The Bracewell Sidebar Podcast

  • On this episode of The Bracewell Sidebar, hosts Matthew Nielsen and Seth DuCharme are joined by Sid Kamaraju to discuss litigating classified information and some of the nuances of the classification process. Prior to joining private practice, Sid was a federal prosecutor in Manhattan at the U.S…

  • On this episode of The Bracewell Sidebar, hosts Matthew Nielsen and Seth DuCharme are joined by Beth Jones to discuss the challenges of conducting investigations in China as viewed through the lens of a western model. Beth leads FTI Consulting’s risk and investigations team in Dallas, as well as FTI…

  • On this episode of The Bracewell Sidebar, hosts Matthew Nielsen and Seth DuCharme discuss how one goes about getting a search warrant in light of recent events, including what is required and what inferences can be fairly drawn from the existence of a warrant. Let's talk a little bit about the…

  • On this episode of The Bracewell Sidebar, hosts Matthew Nielsen and Seth DuCharme will give an update on developments in sanctions and enforcement based on insights gleaned from recent conferences that Seth attended. He shares some of his key takeaways. Highlights: There has been an undeniable spike…

  • On this episode of The Bracewell Sidebar, hosts Matthew Nielsen and Seth DuCharme discuss the role of the outside auditor as part of investigations with guest Jeff Ferguson. Jeff is a partner in Ernst & Young’s forensic and integrity services practice, with more than two decades of experience in…

  • On this episode of Bracewell Sidebar, Lucy Porter and Brittney Justice join hosts Seth DuCharme and Matthew Nielsen to talk about data privacy. Lucy advises clients in a variety of matters related to the structuring and negotiating of services agreements for business process and information…