By Richard Ben-Veniste ,a senior partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP and David Krakoff, also a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Ben-Veniste was chief minority counsel for the Senate Whitewater Committee. Mr, Krakoff is co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Compliance practice group and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia from 1976-1986.