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D.LGS. 231/2001 - Aggiornamento Normativo E Giurisprudenziale

Si riporta di seguito una breve rassegna dei provvedimenti maggiormente significativi in materia di responsabilità amministrativa degli enti ex D.Lsg. 231/2001. SEQUESTRO PREVENTIVO - CASSAZIONE PENALE – Sent. n....more

Criminal Prosecutor Appeals $200,000 fine in Metron Construction Quadruple Fatality Case

The Toronto Star is reporting that Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General has appealed a judge’s decision that imposed a $200,000 fine against Metron Construction in the 2009 scaffold collapse in which four workers...more

Architects & Engineers – Are you committing a Class 2 misdemeanor without realizing it? (Tue Tip; law note)

Buried within the general contractor provisions of the North Carolina General Statutes is a little-known provision that can get architects and engineers in hot water. If you recommend to a project owner anyone who is not...more

$30,000 Personal Fine for Construction Supervisor who Violated Known Work Procedure

A construction supervisor was fined $30,000 after pleading guilty to charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The supervisor admitted to failing to ensure that workers wore fall protection and followed a...more

Criminal Background Checks

In an increasingly competitive business environment, it is perhaps more important than ever for employers to exercise prudence and caution in hiring and maintaining their workforce. Background checks, whether criminal...more

Middle East Newsletter - Issue 3, February 2011

Welcome to our Newsletter Good morning and welcome to the third edition of our revitalised Middle East Newsletter. Please take the time to scan, or better still, dip in and out of it. The intention is that all readers...more

OSHA Says Criminal Penalties Could Prevent Construction Accidents

Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels believes that adding criminal penalties to OSHA's arsenal could prevent construction accidents and other workplace injuries and deaths. He also says that OSHA needs and welcomes...more

Render Unto Caesar What Is Caesar's ... Or Else: The Expansion of False Claims Act Liability to the Retention of Overpayments

On May 29, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 ("FERA").[1] FERA implements a number of sweeping changes to the False Claims Act ("FCA"), including a provision that expands...more

The Government Revamps Its Weapon Against False Claims: The New Amendments to the False Claims Act

Federal government funding now comes with increased potential liability and treble damages exposure for a broader scope of entities as a result of new amendments to the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”),[1]signed into law last...more

New Mandatory Disclosure and Compliance Requirements Will Impact All Government Contractors

On November 12, 2008, the federal government published a new rule that significantly affects the compliance obligations of all companies doing business with the federal government. The new rule expands the scope of...more

DOJ’s Renewed Focus on Procurement Fraud: What it means for you

With recent increases in federal procurement activity – particularly in the areas of defense and homeland security –the U.S. Department of Justice is gearing up for a potential increase in procurement fraud investigations and...more

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