Schlagwort-Archive: Institute for Legal Reform

ILR: Why I Can’t Claim My $10 From Facebook In The ‚Sponsored Stories‘ Settlement

Legal Reform News Daily | Forbes I was among the approximately 125,000,000 Facebook users who got an email this weekend alerting us to the settlement of a class action lawsuit against the social networking giant for putting our names and … 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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ILR: EDITORIAL: Never a shortage of ridiculous lawsuits in U.S. courts

Legal Reform News Daily                                                   Oklahoman: After his 12-year-old son – yes, 12 – was sued last year by a woman who got conked by the boy’s errant throw at a Little League baseball game, Bob Migliaccio of Asbury Park, N.J., … Weiterlesen

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ILR: In Libor Ruling, a Big Win for the Banks

New York Times | 2013 Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of Federal District Court in Manhattan, in a 161-page decision, has given the multinational banks being investigated for manipulating the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, a dose of good news … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Judge Tosses SEC Bribery Suit Against Former Siemens Exec

Legal Reform News Daily WSJ.com Corruption Currents A federal judge in Manhattan tossed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s foreign bribery case against a former Siemens AG executive on Tuesday. Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/2013/02/19/judge-tosses-sec-bribery-suit-against-former-siemens-exec/?KEYWORDS=lawsuit&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content=

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ILR: Wal-Mart Spent $51 Million on Bribery Probes Through July

Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday it had incurred $51 million in expenses through the end of July related to ongoing bribery investigations. The Wall Street Journal Read more here: http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/2012/09/07/wal-mart-spent-51-million-on-bribery-probes-through-july/?KEYWORDS=%22foreign+corrupt+practices%22&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content=

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ILR: UPDATED: W.Va. lawsuit climate ranked last again

Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 CHARLESTON — For the fifth consecutive year, West Virginia’s lawsuit climate has been ranked worst in the nation. The new survey was released Monday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform and conducted by … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Group Puts Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Near Bottom of Business-Friendly Locales

Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A business advocacy group says Pennsylvania and Philadelphia in particular have a legal system that’s unfair to businesses. CBS Local Audio Roadshow Read more here: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/09/10/group-puts-pennsylvania-and-philadelphia-near-bottom-of-business-friendly-locales/?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content=

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ILR: Florida lawsuit climate among worst in nation

Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 The Sunshine State’s lawsuit climate isn’t the brightest in the nation. In fact, it’s among the worst in the nation, according to a new national survey released Monday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Study blasts Louisiana lawsuit awards

Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 BATON ROUGE — A national survey of business attorneys and leaders ranks Louisiana as having the nation’s second worst lawsuit climate in 2010. The News Star.com Read more here: http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20120910/NEWS01/209100321/Study-blasts-Louisiana-lawsuit-awards?gcheck=1&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content=&nclick_check=1

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