Schlagwort-Archive: Corporate Law

How Straight From The Lion’s Mouth Informs Your Hotline

The symbol of Venice is the Lion of St. Mark. The use of this symbol led to the maxim ‘straight from the lion’s mouth’. This adage came about because the Republic of Venice had its own hotline system where citizens … Weiterlesen

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Senders of Texts to Drivers Can Be Held Liable, Court Rules

A New Jersey appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a person could have a legal duty to avoid texting with someone who is driving. Disagreeing with a lower court, a panel of judges found that when a motorist is texting … Weiterlesen

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Injured robber’s lawsuit dismissed

PRESCOTT – Michael Lewis, who owns Mike’s Mini-Mart on Gurley Street, was found not liable by a jury in a civil court case for the injuries sustained by a man he shot during a robbery in September 2011. Scott LaFonte, … Weiterlesen

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Don’t ‘Volunteer’ To Pay Your ‘Volunteers!’

Joining unpaid interns, volunteers are the latest addition to the class of workers to seek unpaid wages – despite the fact that they possess no expectation of compensation at the time that they render services.  A potential class action lawsuit … Weiterlesen

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Naperville Lawyer Sues Man Over Negative Comments Online

(CBS) – A Naperville lawyer has filed a lawsuit against a man who wrote a bad review of him on Google Plus. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports attorney Paul Nordini sued Joe LaBarre, after he wrote, “This is an exceptionally … Weiterlesen

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N.Y. family sues high school hockey coach for keeping son on JV team

The family of a former Webster Thomas hockey player has sued the school district and hockey coach for keeping him at the junior varsity level for four years “in spite of his advanced skills.” The lawsuit was filed last month … Weiterlesen

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Yelp Reviewers Sue for ‘Unpaid Wages’

A group of Yelp reviewers has filed a class-action lawsuit, which argues that they deserve compensation for their work on the site. Filed in a Los Angeles district court, the suit says Yelp simply designates its contributors as “independent contractors,” … Weiterlesen

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Farewell to Bum and Bud: Trends in FCPA Compliance and Enforcement

Sometimes the universe converges in ways that are quite eerie. This past weekend was such an instance when the most beloved figure in Houston professional sports passed on to the great hereafter; only to be followed two days later by … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: The BizJet DPA: Cooperation is the Key

Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the resolution of an enforcement action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) involving the Tulsa based company, BizJet. The company is in the business of providing aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: The CCO and Crisis Management

“What, Me Worry?” is one of my favorite all-time slogans. Anyone who grew up on the 60s or 70s recognizes this comes from Alfred E. Neuman, the enigmatic face of Mad Magazine. While this phrase certainly had its uses for … Weiterlesen

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