Monatsarchive: Februar 2012

Most Ridiculous Lawsuits USA: Facebook can be sued over use of ads liked by friends, rules court

Facebook has landed in some legal hot water over its use of ads that snatch the names of members of the social network to promote a product or business. In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Smith & Nephew DPA: Lessons Learned in Using Distributors

A distributor can be generally defined as a company or individual who purchases a product from an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and then independently sells that product to an end user. A distributor takes title, physical possession and owns the … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: The Saga of MF Global – Don’t Shoot the Messenger, Fire the Chief Compliance Officer

In a post last week on his site, Corruption, Crime and Compliance, Mike Volkov named the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) his “Person of the Year”. He did so because “There is no other position in a company which has taken … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Obama’s Overseas Corruption Busting Efforts Target Corporations, Executives

Institute for Legal Reform, News Daily, more to read […] ILR Obama’s Overseas Corruption Busting Efforts Target Corporations, Executives

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Most Ridiculous Lawsuits USA: Chunk in Skippy peanut butter causes tooth to split, suit says

 A St. Clair County man claims he lost a tooth after he bit into a peanut butter sandwich containing a hard substance the size of a pencil eraser. Roger Benson filed a lawsuit Dec. 13 in St. Clair County Circuit … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Marc Anthony Redux-We Come Not to Praise Daimler, But to Acknowledge It

Yesterday I discussed the apparent inaction of MF Global’s Board of Directors, when the former Chief Risk Officer left the company after “repeated clashes” with company CEO Jon Corzine, over Corzine’s risk strategy. Today we take a look at a … Weiterlesen

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GE Healthcare to Pay $30 Million to Settle False Claims Act

Institute of Legal Reform, Legal Reform News Daily, mehr zum Thema: GE Healthcare to Pay $30 Million to Settle False Claims Act

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ILR: Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of 2011 Announced

Institute for Legal Reform, News Daily, Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of 2011 Announced To read more about it […] ILR Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of 2011 Announced

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United States: First Notices Under New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act Due February 1, 2012

Ropes & Gray LLP As of January 1, 2012, New York State employers became subject to the requirements of the state’s new Wage Theft Prevention Act (the „WTPA“). The WTPA imposes significant new requirements on New York employers. More about … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Boards of Directors and Compliance: Four Areas of Inquiry

In an article in the December 2011 issue of Compliance Week Magazine, entitled “Board Checklist: What Every Director Should Know”, author Jaclyn Jaeger reported on a panel discussion at the Association of Corporate Counsel’s 2011 Annual Meeting, held in October. … Weiterlesen

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