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New Policy from DOJ to Incentivize Corporate Compliance

“The Antitrust Division is committed to rewarding corporate efforts to invest in and instill a culture of compliance,” said Assistant Attorney General Delrahim. “The Division’s Leniency Policy has long provided the ultimate credit for effective antitrust compliance programs. Beyond leniency, recently we have credited prospective compliance efforts at sentencing. Crediting compliance at charging is the next step in our continued efforts to deter antitrust violations and reward good corporate citizenship.”

How the LAPD Uses Data to Predict Crime

The Los Angeles Police Department is one of dozens of cities across the country that’s trying to predict where crime will happen—and who those future criminals will be—based on past crime and arrest data.

2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

The 12th edition of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Litigation Trends Annual Survey was conducted by Acritas, a global legal services market business research firm. Introduced in 2004, this is the largest survey of corporate counsel on litigation issues and trends, with 606 respondents across numerous jurisdictions (including the United States, United Kingdom and Europe, Australia, Canada and Asia) from a wide range of industry sectors.

Lessons from Plantronics $5 million Discovery Debacle

Earlier this month, the telephone headset company Plantronics announced it set aside $5 million in the first quarter — 2.3 percent of its projected quarterly revenue — in connection with a discovery debacle in a Delaware antitrust case.

Google Beats Oracle (Again): eDiscovery Trends

In a litigation that has been going on since 2010, a federal jury concluded last Thursday that Google’s Android operating system does not infringe Oracle-owned copyrights because its re-implementation of 37 Java APIs is protected by “fair use.”