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The prosecutions of veteran lawyers at two multinational corporations — Keppel and PetroTiger — offer a sobering truth: Those responsible for protecting their companies from corruption-related risks can be held criminally accountable for their lapses in judgment. Recently unsealed court documents shed light on potential pitfalls for both legal and compliance professionals, say Louis Ramos and Benjamin Klein of DLA Piper.
UPS faced stiff resistance from a D.C. Circuit panel in oral arguments Monday as the package shipper tried to deliver convincing arguments against new federal rules governing what shipping costs the U.S. Postal Service can pass on to consumers.
A former Fiat Chrysler executive pled guilty to several counts in Michigan federal court Monday stemming from his alleged role in a scheme to pay off a onetime United Automobile Workers vice president and his wife with more than $1.5 million in cash and gifts, prosecutors announced.
Car electronics maker Harman International Industries Inc. asked an Illinois federal judge on Friday to grant summary judgment in a suit by owners of some Jeeps and other Fiat Chrysler models who are concerned that their vehicles are vulnerable to hacking and remote takeover.
The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general Monday to weigh in on a widow’s review request contending that a lower court wrongly said her attempts to seek recovery of her late husband’s Ford pension benefits under a section of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act barred her from pursuing a fiduciary duty claim under a different section.