Media giant Rupert Murdoch and his now defunct British tabloid, News of the World, are under fire over reports that journalists allegedly hacked into individuals’ phones and allegedly took part in police bribery in a quest to get inside information. Hear Mike Koehler, Assistant Professor of Business Law at Butler University and Jane E. Kirtley, the Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota, talk with Lawyer2Lawyer co-host, Bob Ambrogi, about the legal issues including charges, privacy rights, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the scandal’s impact on journalism and the fate of the Murdoch news empire.
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran, senior consultant with Altman Weil, discusses the importance of the FCPA to any U.S. entity that conducts business internationally. Special guests include Ross Booher, of Bass, Berry & Sims (Lex Mundi member firm for Tennessee), and Carolyn Lindsey, Director of Member Services with Trace International. You’ll hear an overview of the FCPA, the latest in enforcement actions and trends, basic FCPA compliance information, and additional FCPA resources for in-house counsel.