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Bill Gives SEC Added Disgorgement Power

The yearly federal defense policy bill (NDAA) currently awaiting the President’s signature contains a little-noticed provision that increases to 10 years the statute of limitations for…

$10M Fine For Ticketmaster To Settle Charges It Hacked Competitor

Under the terms of a three-year deferred prosecution agreement, Ticketmaster will pay $10 million to avoid prosecution for conspiracy to engage in computer intrusion, wire…

Fox Backtracks Re “Election Fraud” After GC Gets A Demand Letter

False claims about the election from Lou Dobbs, “Judge Jeanine” and other Fox News Network personalities and their guests drew a demand letter from Benesch…

Some Good Questions About Whistleblowing

Why is the Whistleblower program, supposedly one of the crowning regulatory achievements of the SEC and something to crow about, run like a cloak and…

Client’s Luxurious Lifestyle Might Prejudice Jurors, Attorneys Claim

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes got used to being in the spotlight while the company she founded was being touted as a revolutionizing healthcare provider. She…

GCs Taking On New Roles, Says Study

A Joint Study By FTI Technology and Relativity examines how corporate legal departments are responding to the pandemic, to a changing digital landscape, how they…

Consolidation In the Legal Services Sector

Epiq has acquired Hyperion Global Partners, a provider of tech and other services to the legal profession. Epiq was formed in 2016 out of the…

Judge Wonders Aloud Whether Complaint Is Pure Speculation

Thomson Reuters is suing legal research startup ROSS Intelligence for copyright infringement, alleging that it stole content from Westlaw to build its own competing legal…

Goldman Topples Airbus, Claims Record FCPA Penalty Crown For USA!

Top spot among the ten all-time biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act penalties and disgorgements now belongs to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Goldman also has the…

How To Find Material For Your Next Novel

Ada Palmer, an Associate Professor of History at the University of Chicago and a published science fiction writer, has launched ExoTerra, “an online collaborative research…

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