Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
Is Punishment Dead in America?
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Building A Post-Recession Law Firm
Fine Tuning Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Corporate Compliance Policies – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
What to Do When the Government Comes Calling – Interview with Peter Chavkin, Member, Mintz Levin
Corporate Criminal Liability – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sandbagging of a Federal District Judge
For Jeff Skilling, 'Enron Was His Life,' Lawyer Says
Bill on Bankruptcy: Versace Mansion Up for Sale, Casey Anthony
Spitzer "Disappointed" in Wall Street's Regulators
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
In This Issue:
- Quote of the Week
- U.S.-China Relations
- China News
- Energy & Environment and Trade
- Excerpt from U.S.-China Relations:
China to Participate in RIMPAC for First Time -
This morning, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania has indicted five Chinese military officials on charges of computer hacking, economic espionage, and...more
Last week new FCPA Chief Patrick Stokes announced that the prosecution of individuals would be a priority. This point has become a recurring theme not just in FCPA cases where the international nature of the actions can pose...more
The recent headlines on China's expanding anti-corruption investigation and enforcement action is a significant event in global anti-corruption enforcement. For companies operating in China, the risks have now increased...more
On June 19, 2013, Bill S-14: The Fighting Foreign Corruption Act, received Royal Assent, thereby bringing into force the most significant changes to Canada’s anti-corruption legislation, the Corruption of Foreign Public...more
On June 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada announced that it would hear appeals in two matters from Quebec (Imperial Oil v Simon Jacques and Couche-Tard Inc v Simon Jacques) that may determine whether and to what extent wire...more
Recent developments in Canadian anti-corruption, economic sanctions, and export control laws are having a significant impact on the due diligence that should be conducted on potential targets in the context of mergers and...more
Effective May 29, 2013, Canada significantly expanded its existing economic sanctions measures against Iran by implementing a general ban on supplying or sourcing goods to or from Iran and a prohibition on making any...more
The art of day-to-day internal investigations has been ignored in favor of media reports on high-profile, high-stakes internal investigations.
With the increasing threat of whistleblower complaints and increasing...more
Over the last year and a half, Canadian corporate culture has been undergoing significant change in response to new and vigorous enforcement of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) by the Royal Canadian...more
Recent enforcement activities in Canada under its Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), including the conviction of Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) in June of last year and ongoing high-profile Royal Canadian Mounted...more
In a landmark decision on 4 April 2012, Pakistan’s Competition Commission (CCP) granted Siemens total immunity from fines for its cooperation in a cartel investigation relating to bid rigging in supplies to power companies....more
Canada’s customs authority, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), continues to exercise its broad authority under the Customs Act and the Export and Import Permits Act to engage in numerous searches, detentions, seizures,...more
A key, but often overlooked, part of any anti-corruption compliance program is the need to document decisions made by the company. Documentation is critical to demonstrate the company's intent -- the absence of criminal...more
On November 21, 2011, Canada announced new sanctions against Iran in coordination with authorities in the United States and the United Kingdom. These sanctions, implemented in response to the November 9, 2011 International...more
The guilty plea of Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd. represents the most significant development in Canada’s efforts to fight foreign bribery since the 1999 implementation of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public...more
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