Corporate Compliance

404 ABA Journal Corporate Compliance articles.

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

Judge Jed Rakoff’s stance on the SEC deals draws fire, praise—and change
Dechert looks to Hollywood for marketing edge (video)


Duncan Wiggetts, a London-based partner at Dechert, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the release of A Price Worth Paying, a new…

Anheuser-Busch is cleared to acquire Modelo after court accepts antitrust settlement

The U.S. Department of Justice and Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) have resolved the antitrust lawsuit that threatened to derail the beer maker’s multibillion-dollar acquisition of competitor Grupo Modelo.

The DOJ

Hearsay: Do you have an unusual hobby?
Outsourcing Adviser: Law Firm Helps Clients Manage LPO Services

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