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Abbey Spanier
Ticketmaster to Settle Consumer Class Action

by Joshua Druckerman Anyone who has shopped for concert tickets online knows the feeling. The convenience fees, order processing fees, and shipping fees added to the ticket price make going to concerts an expensive proposition these days, especially...

Howard Sklar & Thomas Fox
This Week in FCPA Episode No. 27: 2011 Year in Review, with Special Guest Francine McKenna

Our 2011 Year in Review! Special Guest: Francine McKenna! Of Re: The Auditors! How excellent is that?! Watch other episodes of This Week in FCPA For more information about LexisNexis products and solutions connect with us through our corporate...

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Thomas Fox
Sustaining Your FCPA Compliance Program: Six Key Principles

As compliance programs mature within an organization, one of the ongoing challenges is continuing to sustain the momentum of the program. I found some guidance in an article in the winter 2012 issue of the MIT Sloan Management Review , entitled, "...

Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Court of Chancery Issues Non-Binding Guidelines to Help Lawyers Navigate Their Cases Through the Court More Efficiently

On January 13, 2012, the Court of Chancery issued non-binding guidelines or "best practices" to help lawyers and their parties handle common and sometimes complex procedural issues that arise in litigation before the Delaware Court of Chancery...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Substantiating the Explosive Growth in M&A-Related Litigation

There seems to be a general consensus that the amount of M&A-related litigation is increasing. The question of how to quantify the increase has attracted quite a bit of attention lately. In a recent post , I previewed a forthcoming report from...

Francis G.X. Pileggi
Chancery Disqualifies Class Representative and Requires Disgorgement of Imputed Profits from Trades on Confidential Data Obtained in Litigation

Steinhardt v. Howard-Anderson , C.A. No. 5878-VCL (Del. Ch. Jan. 6, 2012), read opinion here . Issue Addressed This opinion addressed the issue of whether representative plaintiffs in a putative class action should be in sanctioned for trading on...