Monatsarchive: Mai 2013

ILR: Class action crusader says ‚floc‘ settlement unfair

Legal Reform News Daily / West Virginia Record The founder of the Center for Class Action Fairness says a recent settlement in Marshall County that provides medical monitoring and millions of dollars in fees for attorneys appears unfair. Read more: … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: What is Your Compliance Strategy?

Do you have a strategy? The Houston Astros claim to have a strategy that involves being the worst team in baseball for up to the next five years and then magically they will become a winner. I suppose that having … Weiterlesen

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Siemens Sued by Tipster Claiming Retaliation Over FCPA Allegations He Raised

Legal Reform News Daily / Wall Street Journal WSJ.com Corruption Currents A Taiwanese man filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday against Siemens, arguing he was fired for raising corruption concerns to senior executives while working … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: DPAs and NPAs – Useful Tools to Achieve Compliance

The debate on whether the use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) has become lively again over the past couple of weeks. Last week, there was a panel hosted by the Corporate Crime Reporter conference at the … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Banks say new agency’s oversight is slow, costly

Legal Reform News Daily Associated Press: Bankers and financial industry leaders are criticizing the early efforts of the government’s new consumer finance watchdog, saying a slow and inefficient oversight process has slowed lending and made it more difficult for them … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: From the Compact Model to the Luxury Model – Managing Your Third Party Risk

I am currently attending the Hanson Wade Oil and Gas Supply Chain Compliance conference in Houston. The event is excellent and the presentations have been ‘spot on’ for the nuts and bolts of how to do compliance. As the conference … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Jury Still Out on Schapiro’s SEC Enforcement Legacy

Legal Reform News Daily / Wall Street Journal WSJ.com Corruption Currents: The final enforcement stats are in for Mary Schapiro’s tenure at the Securities and Exchange Commission, but it may be to early to make any pronouncements about her legacy. … Weiterlesen

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