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Corporate Compliance

409 ABA Journal Corporate Compliance articles.

Human rights should be a priority in oil, gas and mining industries, say speakers at ABA Midyear

At a time when access to oil and gas is a primary concern throughout the world economy, there is a growing push to make sure that human rights are not…

How Dewey management’s rosy picture masked an ugly truth

In December 2011, Dewey & LeBoeuf chair Steven Davis used a calm, matter-of-fact tone in a phone interview about his firm's uncharacteristically aggressive streak of lateral partner hiring during the…

White-collar litigation trio leaps from Morgan Lewis to McGuireWoods

A trio of white-collar litigation partners, headed by a former top lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice, has exited Morgan Lewis & Bockius for McGuireWoods.

Partner George Terwilliger III,…

ABA urges the Treasury Department to exempt law firm clients from certain reporting rules

Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Flying eagles looking for prey are much like texting drivers behind the wheel.

They don’t notice wind farm turbines in their flight path until it’s too late.

However, such birds…

Firearms dealers sue California officials over ban on handgun window displays

The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is familiar territory to those who seek to enforce gun rights.

But it is the First Amendment that provides a basis for a…

The Sashimi Provision

Americans worry most about becoming victims of this crime

Americans worry they will fall victim to hacked credit card information more often than other property and violent crimes, according to a Gallup poll released on Monday.

The poll asked…

US threatened $250K daily fine to get Yahoo to turn over users’ email information

When the U.S. government sought user information from Yahoo in 2007 about email in its customers’ accounts, the company resisted what it viewed as an unconstitutionally broad demand.

But Yahoo’s…

9th Circuit resurrects alien tort suit claiming companies aided child slavery overseas

A federal appeals court has resurrected an alien tort suit filed by former child slaves who claim three corporations aided Ivory Coast cocoa farmers who kept children in captivity.

The…

Record $1.4B fine levied against gas company in fatal explosion and fire

A record $1.4 billion safety fine has been imposed by the California Public Utilities Commission concerning a 2010 gas pipeline rupture, explosion and fire that killed eight people, injured dozens…

Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce bribery probe documents to shareholders

Upholding a ruling by an influential state business court, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously agreed Wednesday that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. must produce—for a pension trust fund that is a large…

‘Brain surgeon’ lawyering in crises isn’t enough

One of us (Paul) had the opportunity last week to speak to Richard Susskind’s conference in Scotland on the future of law, enjoying one of the great…

Businesses face e-discovery issues with social media

As businesses increasingly avail themselves of the benefits of social media, they might be laying legal minefields in their path if they don’t archive the ever-changing content, Computer Weekly

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