Texas Supreme Court: Companies Shielded from Defamation Claims for Statements in Internal Investigation Reports

Texas Supreme Court: Companies Shielded from Defamation Claims for Statements in Internal Investigation Reports

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court joined the majority of jurisdictions in holding that a company enjoys an absolute privilege when providing the Department of Justice (DOJ) with an internal investigation report containing statements later alleged by an employee to be defamatory.

Will New Anti-Corruption Legislation Lead to Stronger Enforcement Activity in Latin America?

By | White Collar Briefly | May 20, 2015
Will New Anti-Corruption Legislation Lead to Stronger Enforcement Activity in Latin America?

Given the prevalence of corruption and graft issues in various Latin American countries , it may come as a surprise to some that many of Latin America’s most notoriously “corrupt” countries have actually enacted fairly extensive anti-corruption laws in recent years, even as compared to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).