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Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron Steele Speaks at Stanford Law School

The Honorable Myron T. Steele, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, spoke at the Stanford Law School's Rock Center for Corporate Governance on the topic of "Shareholder Empowerment v. Board Authority" recently. The video and audio...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Interesting Times: A 2011 Year-End FCPA Update

As a result of developments during 2011, there is a "growing sense of urgency amongst FCPA practitioners as to the direction the statute will take in the coming years," according to a law firm's year-end FCPA report. The January 3, 2011...

Arina Shulga
Lower Taxes in New York State

December 2011 brought good news to many New Yorkers: the Middle Class Tax Cut and Job Creation Plan. Among other things, this Plan reduces income taxes to their lowest levels in over 50 years. In addition, the MTA payroll tax is eliminated. The Plan was...

Robert AG Monks
Revolving Door between Congress and K Street

A great chart came out late last year showing retired members of Congress and their new jobs on K Street (lobbying and government affairs). The accompanying article, " Former members of Congress always welcome on K Street ," reports that one...

David N. Feldman
Where Are You From? 2012 Edition Part I

Happy New Year to all! I will work soon on my annual New Year's wish list, which sadly will look much like last year's list! In any event, I wanted to provide my annual review of you, my faithful blogees, in letting you know who your fellow readers...

Thomas Fox
Aon Nets an NPA

In December, 2011, the insurance giant Aon received a Non-Prosecution Agreement (NPA) from the Department of Justice (DOJ) in settling enforcement actions against it by the DOJ and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Aon agreed to total fines and...