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

When a company is guilty of willful negligence or gross misconduct, it deserves to be punished to the full extent of the law. Indeed, the ability of regulators and law enforcement officials to pursue criminal charges undergirds U.S. corporate law.

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Board of Directors

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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