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This case, Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) in the matter of Northwest Resources Limited v Craigside Company Limited BVI company number 74124 named in the Schedule  FCA 201 considered when it is...more
Mt. Hawley Insurance Company v. Richard R. Lopez, Jr. -
Court of Appeal, Second District (May 1, 2013) -
Insurance Code Section 533 provides that an insurer is not liable for willful acts of an insured, and thus is...more
In Syracuse University v. National Union Fire Insurance of Pittsburgh, PA, No. 2012EF 63 (Sup. Ct., Onondaga County, January 29, 2013), the New York Supreme Court, County of Onondaga, held that an insured’s costs incurred in...more
Last month, two federal judges in the Southern District of New York reached differing conclusions about the minimum contacts required for U.S. courts to exercise personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants in civil...more
Originally published in the New York Law Journal on March 6, 2013.
Almost 50 years have elapsed between my first and most recent appearance before the New York Court of Appeals and a recent LEXIS search shows I...more
When an employee talks to in-house or outside counsel for the purpose of obtaining legal advice for the company, that communication will be privileged and can be protected from disclosure. Likewise, when in-house counsel is...more
Two recent district court decisions have shed light on the reach and scope of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) over foreign nationals: SEC v. Straub and SEC v. Sharef. For companies and individuals operating...more
Continued aggressive cartel enforcement in 2012 Authorities around the world continued to vigorously enforce cartel law in 2012. Total fines increased in many jurisdictions, and authorities around the...more
In its long-awaited decision in United States v. Caronia, the Second Circuit ruled today that the First Amendment bars the criminal prosecution of pharmaceutical manufacturers or their sales representatives for truthful,...more
In This Issue:
- Editor’s Letter
- Please Tell Me How This Ends: Determining a Client’s Status in a Grand Jury Investigation
- ITC Section 337 Practice: Beyond Patent Infringement
- Conference Highlights —...more
The Observer highlights significant developments in insurance recovery and risk management.
In This Issue:
- State of California v. Continental Insurance: Opinion Holds Insurers to Their Words
- Sixth Circuit...more
In Galvani v. Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Ins. Co., Ltd., 2012 WL 2568220 (N.D. Cal. July 2, 2012), the district court entered summary judgment for a homeowner’s insurer on the grounds that it had no duty to defend an...more
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Schenker AG v Commission C-602/11 P confirmed on 20 June 2012 a judgment by the General Court rejecting an application by Schenker (a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn) for intervention in the...more
What you need to know in the context of anti-corruption corporate compliance
Companies recognise that they must assess and manage risk in relation to bribery and corruption compliance; the question is, how to do so...more
You have just received notice of a grand jury subpoena duces tecum from the Department of Justice Antitrust Division in connection with a price-fixing investigation. (The likelihood of doing so may be on the rise. In 2008,...more
Danger is lurking in the world of Internal Revenue Service audits, namely, parallel investigations. Parallel investigations by the IRS are simultaneous civil and criminal investigations of an individual or business entity,...more
In its recent decision in Derderian v. Essex Insurance Company, 2012 R.I. LEXIS 54 (R.I. Apr. 27, 2012), the Supreme Court of Rhode Island had occasion to consider whether under a general liability policy, an insured was...more
In This Issue:
- 2 In the Line Of Fire: Recent FCPA Enforce- ment Efforts
- 8 The New FDA Guidance On Foreign Clinical Trials
- 22 A Bridge To Nowhere: RICO Fraud Consumer Class Actions
In a stunning conclusion to the U.S. Department of Justice’s first guilty jury verdict against a corporation under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. District Court, Central District of California...more
“Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government.” – Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
With the Government’s prosecution of False Claims Act (“FCA”) and Contract Disputes Act (“CDA”) violations on the...more
In This Presentation:
Country of Origin:
Country of Origin determinations for goods/products may affect duty rate, but it’s only 1 factor of many; Availability of special programs; Admissibility & enforcement of...more
A color-coded guide containing the new Illinois Rules of Evidence, the Committee's General and Specific comments, A comparison with the Federal Rules of Evidence and additional commentary....more
Confirming recent statements by Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) officials that the government will increasingly target individual executives for criminal prosecution, DOJ has indicted a...more
Legal Aspects of software piracy this is an article appeared in Dataquest September Magazine...more
In this Issue:
*REACH Registration Process Remains Challenging For Those Doing Buisness In or With the EU
*USEPA Region 7 General Counsel Shares Agency Priorities
*Ninth Circuit Affirms Conviction of Corporate Officer...more
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