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A Whale of a Legal Tale

A Whale of a Legal Tale

SOX includes a broad prohibition on obstruction of justice. Should that criminal statute apply to a commercial fisherman improperly disposing of undersized fish?

UPDATE: Reforming Corporate America

UPDATE: Reforming Corporate America

In July 2002, Sarbanes-Oxley Act was enacted in response to fraud scandals at companies such as Enron and WorldCom; however, today the law is highly controversial and a target for frequent criticism from both business executives and politicians.

Slowing Runaway Juries

Supreme Court case State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell provides some relief for businesses facing punitive damages lawsuits.

Business at the Bar

Recent decisions lessen likelihood of unreasonable punitive damage awards and support a business’s right to enforce arbitration instead of litigation.

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