Preet Bharara – Doing Justice: The Sheriff of Wall Street

Preet Bharara is an American lawyer, author and broadcaster, who was famously fired by President Trump and banned by President Putin.

During his 8-year tenure as the United States Attorney for New York, he earned the title “Sheriff of Wall Street” for high-level prosecutions of hedge funds, as well as mafia bosses and terrorists.

His career inspired the hit TV show Billions, and TIME magazine recognised him as 1 of the 100 most influential people in the world.

His new book “Doing Justice” reflects on his time in office.

00:00 Trailer.

02:37 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.

03:33 Brian’s introduction.

04:05 Preet and Brian discuss the influence of company culture and ethics of personal wealth creation.

13:02 How Preet feels about the people he prosecuted.

15:14 The background to Preet’s first major speech and why he said, “sometimes greed is not good.”

16:15 Why Preet chose to speak publicly about the Galleon Group case.

20:16 Why that reason is less likely to be effective in cases of terrorism or involving mobsters,

21:07 When the accused decides whether, or not, to flip on their friends, family or colleagues.

24:55 Police and investigator’s interrogation techniques.

27:42 Preet comments on the show Billions.

29:13 The illogical idea of Hedge funds.

31:55 Why Preet and his Southern District office colleagues chose to work there and not in private practice.

36:34 History of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York and why it is revered.

40:19 How Preet, become United States Attorney for South District, prosecuting a range of illegal activity.

47:48 Preet agrees with Bill Browder that to affect Russian Oligarchs’ money you risk being on a death list.

49:42 Has Preet safety concerns having dealt with Mafia bosses, terrorists and crazy hedge fund people?

50:25 Preet’s office was criticised for lack of prosecutions following the banking crisis, does that bother him?

56:13 Preet says that unsuccessful prosecutions are not personal and he doesn’t rank cases by favourites.

57:42 Why Preet didn’t return President Trump’s phone call.

1:09:47 Preet shows why he is a highly regarded lawyer and interrogator.

1:10:14 Preet’s impression of Donald Trump today.

1:15:56 What Preet enjoys doing now.

1:18:43 We judge, or are judged, daily and Preet’s book can teach how to think through the issues.

1:21:10 Preet mostly works in a surprising way.

1:24:24 Best days of his life.

1:26:26 What scares him.

1:30:47 What we might be surprised to learn about Preet.

1:31:06 What keeps him awake at night.

1:32:54 Phone call to the 20 years old Preet Bharara.

1:36:12 Best advice he ever received.

1:40:42 Success secrets.

1:41:44 Advice to the 20 years old watching.

1:46:55 Brian’s summing up.

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This was Brilliant!

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bilal.rasool.1

Thoroughly enjoyed this, possibly because I’m watching Billions. Love how Brian can evoke emotion from the speaker and get them to share person stories. Keep it up!

Zain
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this guy is full of shit, no joy my ass..