May 26, 2016 | This paper documents compelling examples of over-enforcement abuses, and offers details of the wide-ranging and interrelated ways government enforcement actions impact American businesses.
May 26, 2016 | This paper examines the recent release of the Yates Memo, changes to the U.S. Attorneys' Manual (USAM), and the complicated landscape for business compliance and cooperation.
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This paper examines the recent release of the Yates Memo, changes to the U.S. Attorneys' Manual (USAM), and the complicated landscape for business compliance and cooperation. Read More »
Before the Flood: An Outline of Oversight Options for Third Party Litigation Funding in England & Wales
This paper examines the ethical and practical concerns that are emerging from the significant expansion of third party litigation funding (TPLF) in the UK, and underscores the need for government oversight of the practice. Read More »
This report analyzes asbestos bankruptcy trust claims forms from the recent Garlock bankruptcy to address patterns of inconsistent and fraudulent claiming from one trust to another. Read More »
This paper addresses the lack of transparency in asbestos bankruptcy trust systems, and the intentional delay and suppression of trust disclosures by plaintiffs and their counsel. Read More »
This study presents findings that highlight the highly-sophisticated and well-orchestrated marketing tactics of the plaintiffs' bar, including television advertising and the use of social media. Read More »
This paper provides an overview of the patchwork of civil liability that U.S. companies face over data breaches, including actions by federal regulators, state attorneys general and private plaintiffs. Read More »
This paper outlines the constitutional constraints that limit excessive and duplicative government fines and penalties, including the Excessive Fines Clause and Due Process Clause. Read More »
This paper highlights practice tips that corporate defendants should consider when gauging when and how to seek dismissal on forum non conveniens grounds to avoid litigation in U.S. courts in favor of litigation abroad. Read More »