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November 7, 2013

In the News Today – November 7, 2013

Next week, the House is scheduled to hear two tort reform bills. The FACT Act would require greater transparency of asbestos bankruptcy trusts, and the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act would limit frivolous lawsuits in federal court. The Hill

A growing number of whistleblower complaints are coming from compliance staffers, who are familiar with whistleblower programs and have access to information about potential wrongdoing. WSJ Risk & Compliance Journal

A New York City order that has governed asbestos claims in the city for two decades is in danger of collapse. Defendant companies are threatening to withdraw their support if plaintiffs are allowed to seek punitive damages, which are deferred under the original agreement. Law 360 ($)

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