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...its Ethics Committee more ways to punish members and increasing possible fines. The committee also should hire an outside attorney when a House member is accused of violating ethics laws, to remove a conflict of interest for staff, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-23/across-south-carolina
Global banks fined billions in currency probe

...conducted a separate inquiry into the role of its officials in the foreign exchange market. The investigation by outside attorneys found no evidence that the central bank was involved in unlawful or improper behavior but it said its chief foreign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/global-banks-fined-billion
Feds sue Savannah hospital

...excess of fair market value," the suit said.When Schaengold recommended in January 2011 that Memorial retain outside attorneys to prepare a mandatory report, and that he intended to disclose that Memorial was paying physicians above fair market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-09/feds-sue-savannah-hosp
Barra apologizes for GM's handling of recall, names longtime engineer as safety chief

...there were communication breakdowns. They said they preferred to wait for the results of the investigation by an outside attorney before giving details.Barra said GM is looking through its database for more crash deaths that could be tied to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/barra-apologizes-gms-handl
Commissioner: State auditor to handle ethics probe

...the lawsuits and unspecified personnel issues. That would have required the Attorney General's Office to hire an outside attorney at a cost to be paid for by the commission. In his statement, Abernethy said that since the state auditor is funded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-22/commissioner-state-auditor-handle-e
Senators investigating recalls target GM's legal staff, call for firing top lawyer

...should have fired GM's corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report by outside attorney Anton Valukas. Millikin sat next to Barra as she defended him as a man of "tremendously high integrity."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/senators-investigating-rec
$12 million hacking contract signed 2 days after initial call, Experian rep says

...earlier this year.Etter told senators Oct. 30 that Revenue didn't consider any other companies. The agency's outside attorney quickly intervened, saying other firms were indeed contacted, just not in a formal bid process in the emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-13/12-million-hacking-contract-s
Bench helps Nets down short-handed Bulls

...committee and an advisory committee, the group's president, Derek Fisher, said in a statement released Friday. An outside attorney is also being hired as players begin moving forward, likely without the man who has guided them since 1996.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-02-01/bench-helps-nets-down-short-h
Augusta Commission members ramble on and on

...Counsel Andrew MacKenzie. Williams wants to hire an outside attorney to handle commission business and have the in-house...advised them not to discuss it publicly but to hire an outside attorney to come to the next legal meeting and hear Lock ett's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-06-22/commissioners-r
Couple threatens bank with foreclosure

...Jumana Bauwens apologized to the couple about the "delay in receiving the funds.""The original request went to an outside attorney who is no longer in business," she wrote.The law office of David J. Stern, which handled the Nyerges' case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-06/couple-threatens-bank-fore