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Over-Criminalization and its Effects on Corporate America, Part I

There’s no shortage of corporations in recent years that have committed abhorrent crimes and deserve whatever punishment they’ve gotten. If a company maliciously defrauds investors and clients (look no further than Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC), or deliberately lies about the dangers of its products (raise your hand, Takata and Volkswagen Group!), then crocodile tears need not be shed about the censure it receives.

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Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2019

CCBJ takes a look at Akin Gump’s annual list of issues and topics that will get significant attention in corporate boardrooms this year, drawn from the full report and edited for length and style. For more details, visit bit.ly/AkinTop10.

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Corporate Governance

Drafters, Nota Bene: A Review of Recent Changes in New Jersey Corporate Law with Drafting Implications

In 2018, the New Jersey State Legislature enacted significant changes to corporate law that, in the aggregate, mirror Delaware corporate law in relevant areas and were intended to make New Jersey a more competitive, business-friendly landscape. In 2019, we can expect to see the effects of those changes, with legal practitioners and their corporate clients increasingly taking advantage of the revisions...

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