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California Lawmakers Making a Strong Push to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing
California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013
Uncertainty Surrounds Illinois’s Nationally-Watched Collaborative Legislation On Fracking
Transbay Tower Groundbreaking
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
BigLaw's Banker: I've Got a "Robust" List of Firms That May Fail
Are EPA Regulations or Market Factors More to Blame for Potential Coal Plant Closures?
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Vermont Becomes the First State to Outlaw Fracking—Stone Pigman's Keith Hall
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
LXBN This Week, Episode 1: Brinker, NLRB Posting Rule, Fracking, SmithKline in the Supreme Court
Is Fracking Safe?
Mining and exploration companies with projects in developing nations should take note that an amendment to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) has been approved by the Senate and is currently before the...more
I often marvel at some of the stories which come up in the context of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and enforcement. If you made up some of the things which are reported, I fear that people might find...more
Businesses in the oil and gas industry are cautioned to pay careful attention to evolutions in anti-corruption law in the jurisdictions where they operate. The U.S. government has successfully enforced the Foreign Corrupt...more
Large non-listed companies incorporated in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) which operate in the oil, gas and mining sectors will need to annually disclose any payments made to the national, regional or local authority of a...more
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is no stranger to scandal and controversial statements, but lately his words and actions seem to be providing cause for concern outside of the European Union....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
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
The UK Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) has recently obtained convictions against four individuals who received corrupt payments in return for the disclosure of confidential procurement information relating to the...more
The person of the year for 2011 -- The Chief Compliance Officer...more
This article examines the issue of materiality and FCPA disclosures...more
This article examines how to design internals to protect against bribery by foreign subsidiaries...more
A look at health care fraud enforcement and compliance program elements...more
Global retailers ahve come udner scrutiny for FCPA violations -- this article examines the risks...more
An examination of collateral litigation risks from FCPA violations...more
An examination of the Department of Justice's assertion of extra-territorial jurisdiction over foreign entities for FCPA enforcement...more
FCPA trends and predictions for 2012...more
On September 23, 2011, Canada amended its Libyan sanctions regime to implement recent steps taken by the United Nations Security Council significantly relaxing measures imposed against Libya. Canadian companies should be...more
On an issue being closely watched by the white-collar bar, a federal judge in Los Angeles has handed down an important ruling on the definition of “foreign official” within the meaning of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices...more
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