Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally shipping communications and surveillance equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. export controls, and agreed to pay record penalties that could reach $1.2 billion.
The Federal Reserve Board wants to ban from banking for life two former managing directors of JPMorgan Securities in Hong Kong in connection with violations of bribery and other anti-corruption laws.
A new survey from Consero shows that legal departments and their litigation chiefs continue to try and decrease legal spend.
The Consero Group survey also found data privacy and security issues and managing labor and employment matters as major concerns.
Inside the billion-dollar plea agreement this week between the U.S. government and the Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. sits a tale of lawyers gone bad. And at least one who didn't. U.S. authorities pointed fingers at in-house lawyers for their alleged roles in a scheme to violate trade sanctions.
In 2003 there were an estimated 500 million internet-connected devices. By 2020 it is predicted there will be 50 billion. Travis LeBlanc, recently resigned chief of enforcement at the Federal Communications Commission, says the profusion poses privacy and security risks for individuals, companies an
Victoria Lipnic, the new acting chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, says the agency will focus on age discrimination, equal pay and fostering job growth.
After five years of battling federal regulators over an age bias lawsuit that ended in a mistrial on Feb. 3, Texas Roadhouse Inc. general counsel Celia Catlett is gearing up to do it all over again.
Some 128 U.S. companies, led by tech giants Apple Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp., have joined a friend-of-the-court brief filed Sunday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit saying the Trump travel ban "makes it more difficult and expensive for U.S. companies to recruit, hire, an
Seventy-five percent of respondents cited data security as the issue they were most worried about in Consero Group's 2017 Survey of Healthcare General Counsel. An explosion of high-tech "has outpaced everyone's comfort level," said Norton Healthcare general counsel Robert Azar.