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Howard Sklar & Thomas Fox
This Week in FCPA Episode #20, and a Breakout on Contract Provisions

Tom and I are always looking for ways to improve the show. One comment that we've gotten is that the length of the show makes it hard for some people to watch. We've also gotten comments, however, that the show length is right on because it gives...

Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff
Preventing Omission of Important Terms in Loan Documentation Forms

by Robert S. Fisher Every lawyer worries about omitting a critical provision from a document being drafted or reviewed. The practitioner structuring a loan transaction should be particularly cognizant when making use of a standardized loan document...

Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff
Recent Developments in Delaware Litigation: Rejection of Challenge to Goldman Sachs Employee Compensation, Enforceability of Forum Selection Clauses

Francis G.X. Pileggi, Member-in-Charge of Eckert Seamans, and Kevin F. Brady of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP discuss the latest developments in Delaware corporate and commercial law, including the dismissal of a derivative action against Goldman...

Thomas Fox
The Bribery Act and DPAs: Transparency is the Key

The debate now ongoing in the UK about whether Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA) should be a tool available to prosecutors in the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Crown Prosecutors is an important issue that should be well reasoned and thoroughly...

Thomas Fox
Everything Old is New Again: Alcoa and Olympus

Two articles this week spoke about the continuing struggle companies have with the issue of agents and other third party representatives and the potential liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In an article in the Wall Street Journal...

Sands Anderson PC
Do It Yourself Contracts – What’s the Risk?

By: Thomas L. Bowden, Sr. In the last post we talked about boilerplate clauses , specifically, the " integration clause ." There are lots of other boilerplate sections that might seem to just be boring and unnecessary text, something...