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Samuel Rubenfeld’s Reading Progress for Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United — Samuel Rubenfeld added a status: on page 32 of 376 of Corruption in America - 0 minutes ago

Samuel Rubenfeld’s Reading Progress for Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United — Samuel Rubenfeld added a status: on page 32 of 376 of Corruption in America - 0 minutes ago

5 Cases of US Shell Companies Aiding Criminal Conduct — For all the talk about money laundering risks associated with overseas shell companies, the U.S. too contains havens for anonymous firms. States handle incorporation and some have loose requirements, such as Delaware, which one report called an " Onshore Offshore." The U.S.

Key Justice Official Stirs Concern by Urging Companies to Aid Crackdown — The Justice Department recently called for more cooperation from corporations in cracking down on financial crime. So far, however, lawyers who represent companies in such cases aren't giving the idea rave reviews. Speaking at a conference in New York on Wednesday, Marshall Miller, deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's criminal division, said that for the department to consider them cooperative, companies need...

5 Things Companies Agree To but Can’t Deliver On in DPAs — Companies often sign non- or deferred-prosecution agreements rather than fight charges at trial, especially in cases involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. These are settlements in which the charges are dropped after an agreed-upon period of time-if the organization complies with the terms of a deal supervised by a judge.

Samuel Rubenfeld's Tumblr — I try not to focus on the fact that I could never afford the house in which I grew up, and think instead how lucky I was to have lived there in the first place.-- My Brooklyn, Then and Now -

Firms Struggle to Steer Clear of Sanctions — Welcome to the minefield of international sanctions: navigate the terrain just right, and big deals go through; make a misstep and pay the price. Last month, British and Russian energy companies struck an oil deal worth at least $1.5 billion. Last week, however, U.S.

Samuel Rubenfeld's Tumblr — Behind a New York City deed, there may be a Delaware LLC, which may be managed by a shell company in the British Virgin Islands, which may be owned by a trust in the Isle of Man, which may have a bank account in Liechtenstein managed by the private banker in Geneva.-- Why New York Real Estate Is the New Swiss Bank Account - New York Magazine

Samuel Rubenfeld's Tumblr — Police blocked off Steinway St. for Colombia fans to celebrate their team's first-ever advance to the World Cup quarterfinals. But this bus didn't get the memo. (at Basurero Restaurant)

Samuel Rubenfeld's Tumblr — WHITE LUNG (at Saint Vitus Bar)
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Oct 22, 2014

RT @NoahShachtman: WTF?! Keith Alexander was day trading in Chinese metals firms while he was NSA chief.… @shaneharris strikes again

Oct 22, 2014

RT @Publici: Fmr Sens. Trent Lott & John Breaux no longer lobbying for Russian bank, per latest disclosure from their firm…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @TishJames: Public Advocate Letitia James pushes bill to fight sex crimes on NYC college campuses… (via @DNDailyPolitics)

Oct 22, 2014

whoa didn't know this --> RT @anntieup: with free spotify your only option is to shuffle play on an artist/album page. ugh.

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: Fracking companies drill with cancer-causing Benzene, watchdog group says:

Oct 22, 2014

Fincen says the number of suspicious activity reports filed by casinos and card clubs continued to grow…

Oct 22, 2014

restaurant owners seek creative ways to escape penalties for not providing their workers with health care…

Oct 22, 2014

#CC: NJ alleges mob used Newark restaurant as base, DHS warns over medical-device hacking, Moscow bans Ukraine fruit…

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