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BP to Pay Record $4.5B Criminal Fine Over 2010 Oil Spill

November 19, 2012 // BP, BP, Business, Law, News and Views // One Comment

  By Matthew Huisman BPPLC has reached a settlement today with the Justice Department, in which the company will pay $4.5 billion and plead guilty to criminal misconduct charges related to the Deepwater Horizon explosion. 

BP agrees to pay $4.5B; 3 employees charged

November 19, 2012 // BP, BP, Business, Law, News and Views // One Comment

MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The largest environmental disaster in U.S. history came to reckoning Thursday, as British oil giant BP announced it was paying a record $4.5 billion in a settlement with the federal government […]

2 BP workers indicted on manslaughter counts in Deepwater Horizon oil spill

November 19, 2012 // BP, BP, Business, Law, News and Views // 2 Comments

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS – Two men who worked for BP during the 2010 Gulf oil spill disaster have been charged with manslaughter and a third with lying to federal investigators, according to indictments made public Thursday, hours after BP […]

BP agrees to pay $4.5B in criminal, securities claims by US for Gulf spill, oil giant announces

November 19, 2012 // BP, BP, Business, Law, News and Views // No Comments

Found on FoxNews.com. Associated Press also contributed to this article. LONDON – British oil giant BP has agreed to pay the U.S. government $4.5 billion in installments over a period of five years for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of […]

BP Will Plead Guilty and Pay Over $4 Billion

November 19, 2012 // BP, BP, Business, Law, News and Views // No Comments

By Clifford Krauss and John Schwartz HOUSTON — BP, the British oil company, said on Thursday that it had agreed to pay $4.5 billion in fines and other penalties and to plead guilty to 14 criminal charges related to the rig […]

BP Slapped with Record Fine

November 19, 2012 // BP, BP, Business, Law, News and Views // No Comments

By Tom Fowler BPBP.LN +3.60% PLC agreed to accept criminal responsibility for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 workers and to pay $4.5 billion in fines and restitution, the biggest penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department. 

SEC Left Computers Containing Sensitive Info Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

November 9, 2012 // Law, News and Views, Politics // 2 Comments

  By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Staffers at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to encrypt some of their computers containing highly sensitive information from stock exchanges, leaving the data vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to people […]

Political – Social Media and Politics

October 22, 2012 // News and Views, Politics // No Comments

  Jordan Bernas, Alligator Blogger www.alligator.org In an age where the lives of everyday citizens can be found documented on Facebook, it shouldn’t be surprising that in an election to decide the leader of the free world, social media is exploding. 

Two-thirds use social networking for political, civic activities

October 22, 2012 // News and Views, Politics // No Comments

Article posted on sfgate.comand posted by: Benny Evangelista This should come as no surprise at a time when a phrase like “binders full of women” can instantly become an Internet meme, but a new study shows that about 66 percent […]

Audio: Dr. Amy Singer speaking on the Legal Talk Network

October 18, 2012 // Law, News and Views // No Comments

“I think social media is nothing more than a tool, like a hammer. Some people know how to use the hammer and some people don’t. Sometimes you can  use it for good and sometimes you can use it for evil. […]