Monatsarchive: März 2012

FCPA: OCEG Illustrated Series: Managing Corruption Risks

How do you move off dead center? That was a question posed by my colleague Mary Jones in a recent guest blog post. She gave several concrete steps in answer to her own question. This question was further explored in … Weiterlesen

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US Sentencing Commission: Final FY11 Quarterly Sentencing Update

The United States Sentencing Commission’s Final Quarterly Data Report for fiscal year 2011 is now available on the Commission’s website. The report includes an extensive set of tables and charts presenting fiscal year quarterly data on cases in which the offender was sentenced … Weiterlesen

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Most Ridiculous Lawsuits USA: Court Rejects AOL Settlement Over Questionable Charity Awards

A federal appeals court in California rejected a settlement of AOL e-mail privacy claims that would have distributed nothing to the 66 million plaintiffs but $110,000 to a collection of charities including one affiliated with the trial judge’s husband. The … Weiterlesen

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Most ridicuous lawsuits USA: Indiana ex-wrestler files suit over injury to groin

Opponent was from Louisville A former pro wrestler from Jeffersonville, Ind., is suing an Evansville-based promoter and an opponent from Louisville over a match in which he suffered a kick to the groin. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Clark … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: The BizJet DPA: Cooperation is the Key

Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the resolution of an enforcement action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) involving the Tulsa based company, BizJet. The company is in the business of providing aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits USA: It’s a slam drunk; Judge rejects injured beer-pong champ

A New Jersey man who got so drunk playing beer pong at a Greenwich Village pub that he thought walking across a busy highway was a good idea cannot sue the bar over his injuries, a judge has ruled. In … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits USA: Half-tank of gas spurs $5M suit

Woman says Ally was wrong to keep fuel in her repossessed car Detroit— A White Lake woman waged a new fight against high gas prices Friday. Victoria Jean Church-Dellinger filed a $5 million class-action suit in federal court against Ally … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Creating Sustainable (Compliance) Performance

Compliance practitioners are continually tasked with moving a company’s culture of compliance forward. However, the day-to-day work is sometimes too granular to see results. In an article in the January-February issue of the Harvard Business Review, entitled “Creating Sustainable Performance”, … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits USA: Ex-Mass. student sues college over roommate’s sex

BOSTON (AP) — A former student at a Roman Catholic college has filed a lawsuit against the school, claiming administrators didn’t do enough to help her when she complained that her roommate was having too much sex in their dorm … Weiterlesen

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Most Ridiculous Lawsuits in USA: Playboy Mansion Sued for Favoring Women

The „Leather Meets Lace“ party at the Playboy Mansion has triggered a lawsuit, filed by men who allegedly had to pay for admission while „gorgeous ladies“ did not. Steve Frye is suing on behalf of all men who paid $1,000 … Weiterlesen

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