Corporate Compliance

U.S. Supreme Court

Private civil RICO plaintiffs can’t sue based on overseas injuries, Supreme Court rules

Trials & Litigation

Rite Aid can’t recover from imprisoned ex-lawyer because of release in shareholder suit, judge rules

International Law

Panama firm obscured the trail of US funds to protect clients’ money from scrutiny, says NY Times

Internet Law

San Francisco mulls fining, prosecuting home-share sites like Airbnb for listing unregistered units

Banking Law

Appeals court overturns $1.27 billion penalty for Countrywide’s sale of risky mortgages

Disability Law

Law firm targets real estate companies for ADA suits over inaccessible websites

Verdicts & Settlements

Another bank settles with DOJ over sales of risky mortgages; did it get a better deal than others?

Legal Ethics

GM lawyers won’t face Michigan ethics probe

The New Normal

Law firm failure—the good kind

Trials & Litigation

Former general counsel will receive $850K for alleged defamation by his onetime employer

Features

Will those who led the financial system into crisis ever face charges?

Criminal Justice

Indicted BigLaw lawyer will vacation in Cancun; his firms launch internal probes

Law Firms

Attorney-client privilege doesn’t protect businessman’s communications with Mintz Levin, court rules

National Pulse

Chinese companies doing business in the US build barriers to legal remedies

Corporate Law

Fired general counsel can target individual directors in whistleblower suit, federal judge rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider whether RICO reaches acts committed overseas

Corporate Law

GM will pay $900M to end US criminal probe over ignition-switch issues

White-Collar Crime

Justice Department releases guidelines to foster pursuit of individuals in corporate wrongdoing

Labor & Employment

NLRB ruling affecting franchise and contract workers follows other pro-worker actions

Corporate Law

Why not eliminate quarterly earnings reports, Wachtell co-founder suggests