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Si riporta di seguito una breve rassegna dei provvedimenti maggiormente significativi in materia di responsabilità amministrativa degli enti ex D.Lsg. 231/2001.
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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
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
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
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
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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
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
On May 29, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 ("FERA"). FERA implements a number of sweeping changes to the False Claims Act ("FCA"), including a provision that expands...more
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”),signed into law last...more
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
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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