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Denis King and Gary Ronan: What to do when the government comes calling

What to do when the government comes calling. It’s a topic of frequent discussion among both in-house and outside counsel, one that took on heightened significance with the prosecution of a former GlaxoSmithKline lawyer in U.S. District Court in Baltimore ...

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Solicitor general cites WWII-era internment mistakes

WASHINGTON — Nearly 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, the government’s top high court lawyer says one of his predecessors concealed critical information that could have tipped the cases. In a ...

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Government examining airline ticket distribution

DALLAS — American Airlines says the government is investigating whether companies that distribute airline flight and fare information are violating federal antitrust laws. Several airlines and two leading ticket information-distribution companies confirmed Friday that they have been contacted by antitrust ...

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Govt urges appeals court to uphold health care law

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday that health care reforms should be upheld in the courts because the costs of the uninsured are a burden on interstate commerce. In arguments filed in a federal appeals court in Atlanta, the ...

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UBS agrees to pay $160M in municipal bond settlement

WASHINGTON — Big Swiss bank UBS AG has agreed to pay $160 million to resolve allegations of rigging the bidding process to win investment business from cities and towns in 36 states. Federal and state officials announced the settlements Wednesday. ...

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