International

Japan Going Whole-Hog To Coal, And A Lawsuit Looms

Still reeling from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Japan is moving ahead with plans for construction of as many as 22 new coal-fired power […]

Compliance Reboot At The Antitrust Division

For more than a decade DOJ guidelines included an exception to the general policy that prosecutors will take into account the existence of a compliance […]

A Fresh Look At Japanese Trade Secret Protection

Countries throughout East Asia have been feeling the sting of trade secret misappropriation and updating their respective trade secret protection regimes. In Japan, lawmakers responded […]

Epic Insurance Q: When Is A Cyber Attack An Act Of War?

A 2017 cyber attack at drug maker Merck was said to have crippled more than 30,000 computers and 7,500 servers, and brought at least one […]

Up to 25 Years For Maryland Man Convicted of FCPA Violations

Mark Lambert, former president of Maryland transportation company Transportation Logistics Inc. (TLI) was convicted Nov. 22 of bribing a Russian official in exchange for contracts […]

ATM “Jackpot” Attacks Said To Be Worldwide

The number of incidents is down in Europe, where this type of attack seems to have originated, but is said to be up in other […]

Netflix Sued By Mossack-Fonseca, The “Panama Papers” Firm

The name partners in the law firm that suffered the breach that released the Panama Papers are  suing Netflix for libel and trademark infringement, over […]

Exxon’s “Biggest, Most Immediate Legal Threat,” Trial Starts This Month

A shareholder lawsuit that began with an investigation under former New York attorney General Eric Schneiderman is back in the spotlight, with a trial set to begin  in the state Supreme Court in Manhattan…

Israeli “Lost Tribes” Lawsuit Roots Go Back To A Clinton Pardon

One of the men pardoned by Bill Clinton in 2001 during his final day as president was Pincus Green, a billionaire commodities trader who along […]

Sour View Of Lawyers From Multinational Corporate Group

A jaundiced take on the legal profession from its purported origin as a loose association of medieval scribes, in an age when few could write, […]

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