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Law Prof: Private Sector Taking The Lead On Climate Action

With government failing to act or denying a problem exists, major players in the private sector are taking the lead in trying to mitigate climate…

Covid Brings Transfer Pricing Issues

This article summarizes the essential role of inter-company agreements in transfer pricing compliance. Transfer pricing relates to the charges made between associated entities, such as…

State Dept Puts $10M Bounty On Election Meddlers

The Diplomatic Security Service of the U.S. State Department is offering a reward of up to $10 million “for information leading to the identification or…

Accused Of Abetting Child Slave Labor, Two U.S. Companies Challenge Alien Tort Ruling

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Cargill and a U.S. subsidiary of Swiss-based Nestle SA, over whether U.S. companies can be…

Caste Discrimination Alleged In Suit v Cisco

Plaintiff California Department of Fair Employment and Housing alleges an unnamed engineer, whom it identifies as a Dalit, suffered repeated acts of discrimination, including lower pay and fewer opportunities, at the hands of two supervising engineers.

Novartis Settles 4-Nation FCPA Bribery Charge

Novartis has agreed to pay $347 million to put to rest years of investigation over alleged kickbacks and other improper conduct in Greece, Vietnam, South…

Avoiding The Snare Of “Green Crime”

The prevalence of environmental malfeasance, labeled “green crime” in this post from a compliance consultant, is said to have reached the crisis stage, with an…

Money Laundering And Anti-Terrorist Risk Management For Lawyers

Although lawyers are not regulated to the extent that bankers are with regard to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) compliance, they are advised to…

Securities Class Actions Hit World Wrestling

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., the wrestling empire headed by Vince McMahon, has been hit with several securities class action lawsuits. One alleges a multi-faceted “fraudulent…

Desperate Need In Medical Supply Line Brings Big FCPA Risk

A disastrous shortage of essential equipment has sent states, the federal government, and healthcare providers and manufacturers scrambling, and many are looking abroad for sources.…

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