MGM Defends Compliance Measures In $800M Casino Bid

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 4:07 PM EST) -- During a suitability hearing for the company's $800 million Massachusetts casino proposal, MGM Resorts International officials on Monday defended its compliance turnaround in the wake of several legal missteps following the 2008 conviction of an attorney and former board member for wiretapping and conspiracy.

Counsel and current executives for MGM admitted to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission that the company had made several mistakes in allowing certain communications and interactions with Terry Christensen, a former board member and attorney, both during and after the indictment that resulted...
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