Executives whose companies are working on the international stage should be wary of the Department of Justice's aggressive prosecution of individuals on bribery charges, according to Mythili Raman, acting assistant attorney general for the DOJ's criminal division.
How can the general counsel obtain justice when the company is the target of theft, infringement, fraud, or other unfair business practices? Determining where to fight the battle to protect these rights is a crucial decision.
In-house counsel working at international technology firms have a new tool to assist with public procurement processes in unfamiliar jurisdictions, a free guide compiled by the International Technology Law Association.
In a new ranking of money-laundering risk by country, Afghanistan takes the top spot for highest level of risk, while the least-risky country is Norway, according to the Basel AML Index 2013.
Former U.S. defense contractor Edward Snowden chose Hong Kong to introduce himself to the world as the source for a series of major leaks about NSA surveillance programs. But it's hardly the ideal choice for someone seeking to avoid prosecution in the U.S.
Two attorneys—one representing the National Retail Federation and the other the AFL-CIO—took different stands in Senate testimony on the responsibility of U.S. corporations for overseas working conditions in the aftermath of the recent Bangladesh garment factory collapse.
Mark Nordstrom, a senior counsel for General Electric Company who specializes in labor and employment law, discusses his recent trip to Myanmar following the lifting of some sanctions against the country.
When companies discuss U.S. government international anticorruption initiatives, they voice considerable suspicion. And while their skepticism is understandable, it may also be misplaced.
In the first program of its kind in Canada, in-house counsel who yearn for advancement can study business leadership and become formally certified.
Corporate compliance and ethics programs are largely driven by a need to safeguard a company's reputation, but in-house compliance leaders are facing hurdles when it comes to resources and policy management, according to the "2013 Global Compliance and Ethics Benchmarking Survey."
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