FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 182-Kate Atkinson on the Miller Chevalier Summer 2015 FCPA Report
CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 180-Introducing the FCPA Master Class Training
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 179-Tim Peterson on the FIFA Bribery Scandal and the SEC Investigation
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 177-Communication of Tone Around Compliance in your company
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 175-Debra Bruce on new methods for law firm funding and its implications
Bjarne Tellmann of Pearson on Major Disruption in the Legal Industry
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 174-Matt Kelly on Dodd-Frank, Uber and Upcoming Compliance Week events
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 173-Adam Turteltaub on upcoming SCCE events
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 172-Scott Killingsworth on Personal Liability of CCOs
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 171-FCPA Enforcement in the Energy Industry
Meritas Capability Webinar - Controlling Where to Fight and Who Pays for it?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 170-Yas Froemel and Facilitation Payments
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 169-the First Mailbag Issue
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 167-Mara Senn on the Top 10 Practices in a Cross-Border Investigation
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 166-Sepp Blatter Resigns
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 165-BHP FCPA Enforcement and Lessons Learned for the Compliance Practitioner
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 163-the FIFA Indictments, with Mike Brown
In Arellano v. Primerica Life Insurance Company, 235 Ariz. 371, 332 P.3d 597 (App. 2014), despite finding an insurer’s conduct moderately to highly reprehensible, the Arizona Court of Appeals recently reduced a punitive...more
Tibble v. Am. Physicians Capital, Inc., No. 306944, 2014 WL 5462573 (Mich. Ct. App. Oct. 28, 2014).
The Michigan Court of Appeals holds that although the trial court erred when it defined “bad faith” for the jury, the...more
In North Carolina, an accounting firm now owes a fiduciary duty to its audit client, both as a matter of law and as a matter of fact.
On November 4, 2014, a North Carolina appellate court held — for the first time —...more
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that, under Minnesota law, multiple wrongful acts by a financial advisor to four plaintiffs are “interrelated” and “logically connected” within the meaning of the policy’s...more
The New York Court of Appeals, in K2 Investment Group, LLC v. American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Company, 2014 WL 590662 (N.Y.), 2014 N.Y. Slip Op. 01102 (N.Y. Feb. 18, 2014), has vacated its own prior decision,...more
Novel theories by plaintiffs’ lawyers need to foster novel approaches by M&A lawyers.
A number of recent cases highlight the increasing risks for financial advisors and the lawyers who represent them. Financial...more
In Yanez v. Plummer (Nov. 5, 2013, C07026), the Third Appellate District issued an opinion highlighting the perils for an in-house lawyer who simultaneously represents the company and an employee. Union Pacific fired Michael...more
The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently entered summary judgment in favor of Gotham Insurance Company (“Gotham”), finding no coverage for a substantial default judgment entered against its...more
The recent New York case of Lichtenstein v. Willkie Farr addresses a borrower's conflict caused, in part, by a loan covenant. The covenant invoked personal liability of the members in the event the entity files a voluntary...more
In its recent decision in K2 Investment Group, LLP v. American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co., 2013 N.Y. LEXIS 1461, 2013 NY Slip Op. 4270 (NY June 11, 2013), New York's Court of Appeals – New York’s highest court –...more
Maybe you've wondered whether a claim for legal malpractice can be assigned. Maybe you haven't. But yesterday, the North Carolina Court of Appeals answered that question. In Revolutionary Concepts, Inc. v. Clements Walker...more
In This Issue:
- AC34039 - Landmark Investment Group, LLC v. Calco Construction & Development Co.
- AC33614 - Dorreman v. Johnson
- AC34253 - Klemonski v. University of Connecticut Health Center ...more
On October 15, 2012, the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit – applying Texas law – addressed another Cumis counsel matter. See Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman & Lee, P.C. v. Navigators Specialty Ins. Co., No....more
The recent decision by New York’s Appellate Division, First Department, in K2 Investment Group, LLC v. American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co., 2012 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 16 (Jan. 3, 2012) illustrates the dangers under New...more
Miller Rosenfalck represented the Claimant Emmet Thomas Scullion in an Appeal made by Bank of Scotland Plc (trading as Colleys) which was heard by the Court of Appeal on 23 May 2011.
Judgment was handed down by The Court of...more
The California Supreme Court has taken a firm position as to when a lawyer may oppose a client on a matter on which the attorney has worked, and the position is “virtually never”. The Court issued its opinion in Oasis West...more
"Increased milaeage" agreement allows the attorney and client to go those extra miles to obtain a great result.
More businesses are asking lawyers to prosecute cases on a contingency or reduced rate. A straight contingency...more
A summary and discussion about SEC v. Thor Industries, including the allegations, the remedies, who did or did not do what, and improvements that could be made by the SEC and in governance and risk....more
On May 16, the California Supreme Court handed down a decision holding that an attorney may violate his duty of loyalty by publicly opposing a development project that he at one time had been engaged to promote.
The California Supreme Court recently held in Cassel v. Superior Court, 51 Cal. 4th 113 (2011), that California’s statutory mediation privilege prevents the disclosure of private communications between an attorney and...more
With the recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Krawchuk v. Scherbak, it is becoming clear that the Courts are holding real estate professionals to a higher standard, given the reliance their clients place on their...more
In this article, Michael Axe looks at some of the arguments on quantum that can be put forward by both Claimants and Defendants in Business Interruption claims.
Business interruption claims can arise in a wide variety of...more
In this article, we look at how the courts assess damages in 'loss of chance' cases. Michael Axe also reports on the English Court of Appeal's recent warning regarding the dangers of applying these principles to commercial...more
In professional negligence claims, proving that the professional was negligent is only half the battle. In this article, Michael Axe looks at how it is not always a straightforward matter to prove that the negligence was the...more
New North Carolina case hits architecture firm for failing to coordinate in Design-Bid-Build construction project....more
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