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Corporate counsels brace for more litigation



According to the annual Fulbright & Jaworski survey, they're expecting two of the most troublesome areas to be the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and wage-and-hour class actions. And that doesn't count the effects of the credit meltdown, which -- along with all sorts of civil liability matters -- is widely seen as bringing "an inevitable surge in criminal prosecutions" with white-collar criminal defense lawyers preparing their clients for a "wave of expected indictments".

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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