Schlagwort-Archive: German American Law

BRANDI–DOHRN v. IKB DEUTSCHE INDUSTRIEBANK AG

On March 6, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the District Court’s ruling that discovery could not be “for use” in the German tribunal because it was unlikely to be admitted in the foreign … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: The Five Essential Elements of a Corporate Compliance Program-Part I

Next Tuesday morning, at the University Club of Chicago, Stephen Martin and I will co-present at a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) event hosted by Kreller. If you are in or near Chicago I hope that you can join us. … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous Lawsuits: Former inmate alleges Kardashians, rapper Kanye West conspired with terrorists

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Reality television star Kim Kardashian and controversial rapper Kanye West recently participated in a secret al-Qaida training camp somewhere in West Virginia, according to a lawsuit filed by „the world’s most litigious man.“

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King County, Wash. v. IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG

On May 4, 2012, a United States District Court in New York, held that Credit rating agencies may have a duty under New York law to give accurate ratings to subprime-mortgage-backed securities targeted for sale to to a select group … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Doomsayers Proven Wrong Yet Again-Gifts and Entertainment Under the Bribery Act

‘We are not interested in that sort of case. We are interested in hearing that a large company has mysteriously come second in bidding for a big contract. The sort of bribery we would be investigating would not be tickets … Weiterlesen

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ProSoft Krippner GmbH

Ex-HP Managers Charged in Germany with Bribery – Will Failure to Self-Disclose Hurt? As reported by Karin Matussek of Bloomberg News yesterday three former Hewlett-Packard (HP) managers were charged in Germany in a corruption investigation over improper payments made to … Weiterlesen

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Viasystems, Inc. v. EBM-Papst St. Georgen GmbH & Co., KG

On July 21, 2011, the United Court of Appeal for the Eigth Circuit, did not have jurisdiction over a German corporation in the products liability suit because the corporation did not have sufficient “minimum contacts” with Missouri. Viasystems, a Missouri-based … Weiterlesen

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Most Ridicuous Lawsuits: Accountant Claims Working For This WPP Agency Is Pure Hell

An accountant formerly employed at WPP agency I-Behavior, which tracks consumer purchase data, says her job was so stressful she was hospitalized twice, and that she was forced out of her job after her doctor told her the pressure at … Weiterlesen

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Soliman v. Daimler AG

On Septemeber 30, 2011, a United States District Court in New York granted Diamler AG, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, and Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC’s, motion for summary judgment in an action brought by Plaintiff to recover for injuries incurred in an accident that … Weiterlesen

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Most Ridicuous Lawsuits: Mom sues Justin Bieber for too-loud show

Turns out there may be expensive side-effects to Bieber fever. Popstar Justin Bieber is being sued for more than $9 million by an Oregon mom who claims the teen heartthrob’s throbbing-loud show caused her ear damage, TMZ reports.

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