Tag Archives: Fines

Train Derailment Results in Significant Environmental Fines

On July 6, 2013, 74 unattended freight train cars carrying Bakken Formation crude oil rolled down a 1.2% grade from the town of Nantes and into the downtown area of the Town of Lac-Mégantic. The ensuing derailment resulted in a … Continue reading

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Why Are American Gymnasts Being Threatened for Fines Speaking Out About Sexual Abuse?

There are more than 150 known victims of Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and sports medicine physician at Michigan State University. Nassar served as USA Gymnastics’ team physician during four Olympic Games and only left his position … Continue reading

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Antitrust Fines, Due Process and the ECHR

Over at the highly recommended ECHR Blog, theres an excellent post on EU antitrust fines and ECHR fair trial rights. The author of the post, Felix Ronkes Agerbeek, is an eminent lawyer, who works in the Commissions presitigious legal service,… … Continue reading

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Driver's License Cannot Be Suspended For Non-Payment of Traffic Fines

A federal judge has enjoined the Michigan Secretary of State from suspending drivers' licenses for failure to pay fines related to traffic tickets; for now anyway.As should be the case, Michigan takes driving privileges very seriously. If you neglect to … Continue reading

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FINRA Fines JP Morgan Securities $2.8 Million for Supervisory Failures

JP Morgan Reportedly Violated Customer Protection Rule According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today, the regulator has fined J.P. Morgan Securities $2.8 million for violating the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Customer Protection Rule and for related supervisory … Continue reading

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