Boeing Memo to Law Firm Partner(Volk)

Boeing Memo to Law Firm Partner(Volk) - CONFIDENTIAL AND...

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CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVILEGED MEMORANDUM TO: All Powerful Law Firm Partner FROM: Joseph Volk DATE: February 12, 2011, 2011 RE: Legal Issues Concerning Boeing Settlement Agreement BACKGROUND Boeing has asked that we review the Settlement Agreement and identify the two or three most important legal issues that exist in the contract as written with respect to our client, what we would recommend if the contract could be revised with respect to these legal issues, why we think these are the two or three most important issues and why we would make these recommendations. Boeing has some limited negotiating room because the U.S. Attorneys office is under pressure to announce a signed settlement in a few days. We may be able to use this to our client’s advantage and extract some additional benefits from the U.S. Attorneys. This would be potentially quite helpful to Boeing given that there are still questions about the company’s compliance resources, and concerns at the middle management level. ISSUES Issue 1. Knowledge A primary concern of Boeing, given that it is still implementing more stringent control mechanisms, must be breach of the agreement through the conduct of middle management. Paragraph 10 deals with this concern. For the purposes of the 1
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course LAW 700 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '10 term at USC.

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Boeing Memo to Law Firm Partner(Volk) - CONFIDENTIAL AND...

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