North America

COMPLIANCE

No cigar for Societe General

The US Federal Reserve has fined French bank Societe Generale USD $81.3 million for violating US sanctions against Cuba.

LEGAL TECH

NetDocuments has the room

Secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms,in-house and compliance departments, announces acquisition of Closing Room.

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Headlining a trio of the changes this week is Tesla, which loses a legal leader to a start-up just as the action with SEC heats up.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

What's in a name?

A Colorado businessman launches against lawsuit against Bank of America over use of the name Erica.