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UK Sentencing Statute May Notably Up the Fines for Serial Violators

Posted in Crisis Management, D + O Issues, Government Claims/Fines, Litigation Industry
For companies operating in the UK, there are more issues for public company directors and risk managers to consider when evaluating whether management’s operational philosophy poses risks that are not acceptable to the company and its shareholders. Among other things, a question to ask is whether an enterprise is prepared to accept the risk of… Continue Reading

$ 3.6 Billion of Global Government Antitrust Claims/Fines

Posted in Government Claims/Fines
Global antitrust claiming/fining by governments continues to increase, which probably is not a surprise when government expenses are up and tax revenues are down. Go here for the story summarizing $ 3.6 billion of fines last year. While you are at it, consider also Professor Yeazell’s wonderful article 2002 article explaining the economic forces and… Continue Reading