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Jurisdiction Of Australia's Independent Commission Against Corruption Before And After Cunneen And Duncan
At first instance, the alleged conduct was considered to be corrupt conduct under the ICAC Act.
29 Sep 2015
Indalex v. National Union: Carving Away At Gambone
In several decisions over the last few years, courts in Pennsylvania have—inappropriately, in this author’s view—taken a narrow view of coverage available under commercial general liability policies for liabilities resulting from construction and product defect claims.
United States
30 Dec 2013
Australian Federal Court Paves The Way For Actions Against Financial Product Ratings Agency
In the first known decision of its type in the common law world, the Federal Court of Australia has held that a ratings agency owes a duty of care to potential investors.
15 Nov 2012
Delaware Supreme Court Affirms $2 Billion Damages Award For Controlling Stockholder Transaction Found To Be Unfair
In October 2011, Chancellor Leo Strine of the Delaware Chancery Court awarded more than $1.2 billion in damages and interest to Southern Peru Copper Corp.
United States
10 Sep 2012
In Brief: Good-Faith Chapter 11 Filing Determination Defeats Fiduciary Duty Breach Claim
For the third time in as many years, the Delaware Chancery Court has handed down an important ruling interpreting the interaction between federal bankruptcy law and Delaware corporate law.
United States
12 Aug 2008
The Legal Obligation to Maintain Accurate Books and Records in U.S. and Non-U.S. Operations
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA" or "the Act") is usually associated with its prohibitions against foreign bribery. The provisions of the Act relating to bookkeeping and internal controls (collectively, the "accounting provisions") receive less publicity but are much more likely to form the basis of a government proceeding against companies subject to the Act.
United States
17 Mar 2006
Liabilities, Deficits and Buy-Outs: The Impact of Pensions on Corporate Finance
Liability relating to company pension schemes has increased substantially over recent years and has become much more visible in corporate finance. In particular, pension scheme deficits now appear in company accounts and it has become common for pension scheme liabilities to be discussed in the front end of circulars and offer documents.
United States
9 Mar 2005
It May Cost You if You Put up Your Dukes
The Federal Labor Court was recently asked to decide to what extent the exemption from personal liability applies if one colleague physically attacks another at their workplace.
12 Jul 2004
Contractual Penalties in Standardized Employment Agreements: Are They Still Enforceable?
It is not unheard of in Germany that an employee and employer agree on a start date, but as soon as the start date arrives, the employee is nowhere to be seen (probably because he found a better position in the meantime).
7 Jul 2004
Moral Harassment in The Workplace: Important Issues an Employer Must be Aware of in The Spanish Market
Moral harassment, "mobbing" or "bossing" are expressions that refer to moral harassment in the work environment.
United States
29 Jun 2004
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