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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Lawyer who slapped Paul Hastings partner loses case against firm

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) – A lawsuit over a contentious deposition last year that ended with a Paul Hastings partner being slapped in the face by his opposing counsel has been dismissed. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Cynthia Kern ruled … Weiterlesen

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The FCPA Guidance and Declinations

I have previously written about my belief that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) should go further in releasing information about Declinations to Prosecute Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases self-reported to both it and the Securities and Exchange Commission … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Choate v Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Co.

12-year-old Dominic Choate decided to impress his friends and jump aboard a slow-moving freight train, despite their yelling at him to get away from the train. After two unsuccessful attempts, he made a third attempt that was not just unsuccessful, … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Lawsuit: $73,000 Glass Pool Table Not Up to Scratch

Play on it with anything but specially-coated, custom-made balls, and you scratch the glass. Brant Martin, a Dallas attorney representing the buyer (identified in the suit only as Desert Beach, an LLC) says his client learned this fact the hard … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Using History to Create or Rebuild a Compliance Culture

I have wondered how organizations such as Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent or any others that have faced a wide-ranging, global charge of systemic bribery and corruption might change their culture. Many others have written about the structural changes that such companies have … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Motorcyclist who hit Florida panther sues state over warning system

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Trackers this fall captured and collared an endangered Florida Panther that may be responsible for attacks on livestock. The collar will allow biologists to track the cat’s movements.

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Yuba City Pays Man To Stop Frivolous ADA Lawsuits

YUBA CITY (CBS13) – A disability debacle is playing out in Yuba City as officials are paying a man to stay away. And because of it, he’s cashing in. Yuba City officials say the man is attacking small business owners … Weiterlesen

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The High Costs of Non-Compliance!

Ed Note-we continue our series of guest posts by Mary Jones. Today, Mary explores the high cost of non-compliance. On November 13, 1923 a special committee was formed to determine whether Germany would be required to pay for the substantial … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Ex-con sues school district that won’t hire him

There was a time, not that long ago, when teachers and other school personnel were expected to lead exemplary lives — not only because the physical and moral safety of the students on hand was of paramount concern, but also … Weiterlesen

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The Red Scare: Knowledge and the Importance of Due Diligence

Ed. Note-we continue our series of guest posts from our colleague Mary Shaddock Jones, who today looks at the importance of due diligence. At midnight on November 9, 1989, East Germany’s rulers gave permission for the Berlin Wall, separating East … Weiterlesen

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