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July 20, 2016

In the News Today – July 20, 2016

Stanford Law School Creates Database to Showcase Real Time FCPA Statistics: Corporate Counsel notes that Stanford and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP have created an “impressive” database to showcase FCPA statistics. “Stanford’s FCPA database matters because it is visual and updated in real time. You don’t have to wait for that quarterly or annual email about whether FCPA cases are up or down—you can now satisfy your urge for FCPA data immediately. (Corporate Counsel)


Come and Take It: Texas Resident Fights $2 Billion Wood Pile Lawsuit:
Government prosecutors in Hunt County, Texas are seeking $2 billion from Kirk Grady and Republic Waste Services of Texas, alleging that Grady violated 13 Texas water and health codes by keeping a pile of wood on his land before selling it to Republic Waste in 2002. Why such an uproar over a pile of wood? Because it’s worth more than kindling to Baker Wotring, the contingency-fee firm hired by Hunt County, which will get up to 35% of the damages received from the case. (ILR Blog)

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