Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is an American English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. It is published six days a week in New York City by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corp, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal.The Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States, by circulation. According to the Alliance for Audited Media, it has a circulation of about 2.4 million copies (including nearly 900,000 digital subscriptions), as of March 2013, compared with USA Today's 1.7 million.
Posts about Wall Street Journal
  • Big Week For IP In The Supreme Court

    … dissented. Finally, on Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, a case with the potential to shut the doors on patent forum–shopping. In its write–up of the case today, “High–Court Case to Challenge Jurisdiction ‘Shopping’ in Patent Suits, the Wall Street Journal quoted IP Wise’s Peter Brann on the potentially “dramatic effect” on patent troll litigation of a TC Heartland victory. The post Big Week For IP In The Supreme Court appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • Whistleblowers Opportunity! Samsung Influence Peddling Scandal

    … Whistleblowers Opportunity! Samsung Influence Peddling Scandal November 24, 2016 by Brian Mahany Earlier this week there was a small story buried deep inside the Wall Street Journal indicating that South Korean prosecutors had raided Samsung’s headquarters in the city of Jeonju. There has been no official word about why authorities…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Brian Mahany Discusses Election And What It Means to Whistleblowers

    …. With the election of Donald Trump, chances for repeal or major overhaul cause concern. For the first time in many years, the Republicans control the House, Senate and Oval Office. Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump was seeking repeal of Dodd Frank. A full repeal would eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Ship Pollution Cases Increasing, Whistleblower Awards

    … Today’s Wall Street Journal carried a grim story for those in the shipping industry. According to the Journal, “none of the world’s biggest container shipping companies is likely to post a profit this year.” Some companies are going bankrupt while others are looking for partnerships and new cash infusions. Inevitably, when money is tight, some…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • The New Face of Legal Ethics – Billings, Montana – September 9, 2016

    … of privileged communications. Notably, even one distinguished Harvard Law professor has struggled with this recently as he gained a lot of criticism from one of his tweets in August of 2016. Michael Krauss from George Mason Law School criticized Laurence Tribe for running afoul of Rule 1.6 in the Wall Street Journal – explaining: The ‘issue…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 25 readers -
  • Children’s College Savings Accounts In Bankruptcy

    … savings program account where the account balance is less than $10,000.00 dollars. Possible Changes in the Law It is important to note that more bankruptcy trustees may be moving in the direction of attempting to claw back tuition payments that insolvent parents made for their children. In a May 5, 2015, Wall Street Journal [6] article, it was reported…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 16 readers -
  • Ameriprise Financial Denies Its Own Whistleblower Policy

    … [Ed. Note: The following is a guest post from noted whistleblower Joseph Collins. Ordinarily we don’t accept guest posts. Joe wrote the following as a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal. When they did not publish, he asked us to publish. The opinions expressed below are Joe’s. While we do know that Joe and some of the folks named…

    Due Diligence- 33 readers -
  • Hospice Care – The New False Claims Act Frontier

    … and 2013, 107,000 people received hospice care for an average of 1000 days. Those patients accounted for just 1.3% of the total number of hospice care patients but more than 10 times that number in spending. Why are so many people in hospice care for so long? The answers may surprise you. Medically, the primary reason is the rise of dementia…

    Due Diligence- 45 readers -
  • Compliance Officers: Heroes or Targets?

    … Compliance Officers: Heroes or Targets? February 6, 2016 by Brian Mahany Compliance officers are getting a lot of press these days. Not all of it good. A series of recent enforcement actions found individual compliance officers personally liable for the misdeeds of their company. A recent Wall Street Journal article says that some folks…

    Due Diligence- 21 readers -
  • Whistleblower Collects $6 Million – A Christmas Story

    … possible to insure that workers who obtain security clearances are loyal citizens and not a threat to the United States. There is a certain amount of irony that Blake began working to protect the United States in the same year that the World Trade Center and Pentagon were attacked by terrorists. Perhaps that is why he took his job so seriously. Blake’s…

    Due Diligence- 37 readers -
  • WSJ: Shale Oil Companies Going “Bust”

    … and financial advisors failed to properly disclose these risks when selling tens of billions of dollars of shale oil and gas bonds. This week the Wall Street Journal reports that so far this year, 37 North American oil and gas companies have filed for bankruptcy productions. According to a list compiled by Haynes and Boone LLP, a bankruptcy firm…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
  • CNN Warns of Oil & Gas, Shale Bond Defaults

    … in August, the Wall Street Journal reported that oil producers are expected to lose $4.4 trillion over the next three years. Unless oil and gas prices double overnight, many shale bond issues will default (some defaulted just months after issuance). For years, the nation’s appetite for junk grade bonds seemed insatiable. Drilling companies bulked up…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
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