Compliance

Push For Revised Patent Rules Gains Momentum

A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that would make it more difficult for non-practicing entities to litigate infringement lawsuits, at the same time raising the […]

Who At Your Company Understands Legal Risk?

The U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner surveyed about a hundred general counsel, in-house counsel, risk and compliance officers, CEOs and directors world-wide, regarding their […]

Paparazzi Photos Worth Protecting As Free Speech?

A new California law could mean jail time for paparazzi snapping pictures of celebrity children. But the California Newspaper Publishers Association and others argue the […]

Board Members Could Be Vulnerable To FCPA Prosecutions

Under increasingly targeted investigations by the Justice Department and the SEC, it’s only a matter of time before the field of potential defendants extends to […]

E-Discovery: What’s Accessible In Social Media And How To Find It

With more than 70 percent of people in the U.S. using social media, sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace are rich areas for e-discovery. But […]

Employer Rights During An OSHA Inspection

Seeing the inspection warrant is an employer right, but Epstein Becker Green attorney Eric J. Conn says it’s usually better to waive it and instead […]

New Prime Target For Washington Lobbyists: The EU

Recognizing the EU’s economic power and the fact that issues like fracking and privacy are if anything even more contentious in Europe than they are […]

Terrorism Insurance

Complex coverage issues arise after the Boston Marathon bombings.

Crucial FCPA Definition Under Appeals Court Review

In a case that could establish important groundrules for future application of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, oral arguments began last week in U.S. v. […]

Securities Litigation and News, Week Ending October 11

Another warning about tough enforcement from the SEC chief; a Transparency International report that says the United States, by way of the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

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