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Louisiana’s Suit Against Katrina Whistleblowers Dismissed

A federal judge on Aug. 24 dismissed a lawsuit by the state of Louisiana accusing two self-described whistleblowers of illegally copying and circulating documents containing confidential information about homeowners applying to a Hurricane Katrina grant program. U.S. District Judge James …

Who Is Paying News Corp. Legal Bills? – D&O Coverage Heavily Involved

With executives from News Corp. and some of its subsidiaries heading for the exits, legal bills from the phone-hacking scandal rocking the company are no doubt stacking up. But depending on the companies’ directors and officers insurance coverage, News Corp. …

Bribery Widespread Across Europe’s Top Companies: Survey

More than one third of employees at large European companies are prepared to offer cash or lavish gifts and entertainment to win business as the economic downturn prompts firms to cut corners to stay ahead. In its 2011 European fraud …

Firms Vulnerable In Corrupt Practices Crackdown

Authorities have been escalating their campaign against corruption in the last few years, resulting in a sharp spike in enforcement actions in the United States and the enactment of a new anti-bribery law in the United Kingdom. For years, the …