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  • ILR: Indiana mother sues Pfizer in federal court in Phila. over Zoloft injuries to newborn son

    … Legal Reform News Daily / Pennsylvania Record An Indiana woman is suing drugmaker Pfizer in federal court in eastern Pennsylvania over allegations that her ingestion of the anti-depressant drug Zoloft during pregnancy caused her child to be born suffering from birth defects. Read more: http://pennrecord.com/news/8685-indiana-mother-sues-pfizer-in-federal-court-in-phila-over-zoloft-injuries-to-newborn-son?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content= …

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  • ILR: Jury Still Out on Schapiro’s SEC Enforcement Legacy

    … Legal Reform News Daily / Wall Street Journal WSJ.com Corruption Currents: The final enforcement stats are in for Mary Schapiro’s tenure at the Securities and Exchange Commission, but it may be to early to make any pronouncements about her legacy. Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/2013/01/15/jury-still-out-on-schapiros-sec…

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  • ILR: In Libor Ruling, a Big Win for the Banks

    … New York Times | 2013 Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of Federal District Court in Manhattan, in a 161-page decision, has given the multinational banks being investigated for manipulating the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, a dose of good news for once. Read more: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/04/01/in-libor-ruling-a-big-win-for-the-banks…

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  • ILR: Judge Dismisses Antitrust Claims in Libor Suits

    … Wall Street Journal | 2013 Banks being probed over alleged interest-rate manipulation scored a big victory in their battle against scores of private lawsuits seeking billions of dollars in potential damages. Read more: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323501004578391060795837632.html?KEYWORDS=lawsuits&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content= …

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  • ILR: DOJ Got a Record $9B in Corporate Settlements in 2012

    … Corporate Counsel: Federal enforcers obtained a whopping $9 billion in corporate settlements in 2012—a record amount that surpassed the previous high set in 2006 by nearly $3 billion. Read more: DOJ Got a Record $9B in Corporate Settlements in 2012 …

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  • ILR: Judge Tosses SEC Bribery Suit Against Former Siemens Exec

    … Legal Reform News Daily WSJ.com Corruption Currents A federal judge in Manhattan tossed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s foreign bribery case against a former Siemens AG executive on Tuesday. Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/2013/02/19/judge-tosses-sec-bribery-suit-against-former-siemens-exec/?KEYWORDS=lawsuit&…

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  • ILR: Latham Guides Eli Lilly to $29.4 Million FCPA Settlement

    … American Lawyer: Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. agreed Thursday to pay $29.4 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by making improper payments to officials in Russia, Brazil, China, and Poland. Read more: Latham Guides Eli Lilly to $29.4 Million FCPA Settlement …

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  • ILR: Judge Blasts IBM, SEC Bribery Settlement

    … Wall Street Journal: A federal judge castigated the Securities and Exchange Commission and International Business Machines Corp. on Thursday, warning he wouldn’t “rubber stamp” their pending $10 million settlement over violations of an antibribery law. Read more: Judge Blasts IBM, SEC Bribery Settlement …

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  • ILR: Kentucky AG Can’t Dodge Merck’s Due Process Suit over Vioxx Contingency Counsel

    … Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway can’t seem to shake Merck’s constitutional challenge to his use of contingency fee lawyers in litigation over Vioxx. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves in Frankfort, Ky., first rejected the AG’s bid to dismiss the case back in March, sustaining Merck’s claims that the use of contingency fee attorneys violates…

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  • ILR: UBS to Pay $1.5 Billion to Settle Libor Charges

    … Wall Street Journal | Dec 19, 2012 UBS AG became the second bank to settle accusations that it tried to rig benchmark interest rates, agreeing to pay roughly $1.5 billion in a deal with authorities in multiple countries that points to a broader manipulation scandal than previously known. Read more: UBS to Pay $1.5 Billion to Settle Libor Charges…

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  • ILR: O’Quinn silicosis clients sue

    … Point of Law | Dec 19, 2012 I was the first to report when John O’Quinn’s breast-implant clients successfully sued his firm for tens of millions of dollars of improper overbilling. Now a group of O’Quinn’s silicosis mass-tort clients allege similar overbilling and double-billing, including thAe pass-along to clients of referral fees paid…

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  • ILR: Wal-Mart Coutners Bribery Allegations in India

    … Wall Street Journal | Dec 12, 2012 India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata Party is sticking by its allegations that Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s routine disclosure of lobbying activities in the U.S. is tantamount to bribery. Read more: Wal-Mart Counters Bribery Allegations in India…

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  • ILR: Wal-Mart Spent $51 Million on Bribery Probes Through July

    …Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday it had incurred $51 million in expenses through the end of July related to ongoing bribery investigations. The Wall Street Journal Read more here: http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/2012/09/07/wal-mart-spent-51-million-on-bribery-probes-through-july…

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  • ILR: Florida lawsuit climate among worst in nation

    …Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 The Sunshine State’s lawsuit climate isn’t the brightest in the nation. In fact, it’s among the worst in the nation, according to a new national survey released Monday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. Orlando Business Journal Read more here: http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2012/09/10/florida…

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  • ILR: Study blasts Louisiana lawsuit awards

    …Legal Reform Daily News 09/2012 BATON ROUGE — A national survey of business attorneys and leaders ranks Louisiana as having the nation’s second worst lawsuit climate in 2010. The News Star.com Read more here: http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20120910/NEWS01/209100321/Study-blasts-Louisiana-lawsuit-awards?gcheck=1&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content=&nclick_check=1 …

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