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Divergent Views On Facilitation Payments

FCPA Blog notes that Glencore, a large Swiss mining and commodities company, paid $700 million to settle widespread Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses last […]

Mixed Reviews For New York’s Right-To-Repair Law

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With the exception of one narrowly drawn Colorado law that pertained to powered wheel chairs, New York state’s right-to-repair law is a first, but […]

Albertson Kroger Merger Clears One Hurdle, Faces More

The $24.6 billion buyout of Kroger by Albertson’s will make a ton of money for private-equity giant Cerberus and a group of investors, but […]

Mayer Brown Preview: Technology, Privacy, Cybersecurity & IP (Europe And The US)

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A look at the year ahead compiled by a group of Mayer Brown attorneys, many of them from the firm’s London office. The focus […]

EEOC Outlines Its Proposed Enforcement Priorities

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released a draft of proposed enforcement priorities for the years 2023 through 2027. Law firm Gibson Dunne has […]

Louisiana Ruling Compels Insured To Arbitrate

Belmont Commons, LLC, a Louisiana business, insured property it owns in New Orleans through joint subscription with eleven foreign and domestic insurers. The policy’s […]

City National Bank Agrees To Record Redlining Settlement

According to a consent order obtained by the DOJ, LA-based City National Bank, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, agreed to pay a […]

The Many Faces Of HR Risk And The Policies That Insure Them

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Human Resources departments are inherently fraught with risk. They handle sensitive information, like social security numbers. They sometimes need to deliver the kind of […]

Tech Giants Face Antitrust Cases In Several Countries

There seems to be a global consensus that the influence of the tech giants — Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Meta, and Microsoft — needs to […]

Head-On SPAC Attack In Delaware Court

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A decision by the Delaware Chancery Court earlier this month allows a case targeting GigCapital3, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to proceed. The […]