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    Worker Fearing “Mark Of the Beast” Prevails in Fourth Circuit

    The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has sided with the EEOC, upholding a religious discrimination claim involving a mine employee who refused to be subject to the company’s biometric hand scanner time-keeping device, on the grounds it...

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    For SCOTUS, The Consensus Honeymoon Is Over

    One member short during most of the last session, the eight sitting justices made an uncharacteristic and often successful attempt to achieve a cautious consensus, explains New York times legal writer Adam Liptak. That caution was manifest...

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    Becoming A Third Party Witness When Competitors Or Suppliers Merge

    If your company is customer – or competitor – of a company that is proposing to merge, you may have the opportunity to comment. In some cases you may be asked, or you could affirmatively volunteer. This...

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    Lawmakers Fix Law That Let Pregnant Women Kill

    New Hampshire was one of 30 states to pass laws defining a fetus past 20 weeks as a person, in order to allow legal action if the fetus is killed in an accident or attack. But it...

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    Cosby Planning Lecture Series On Sexual Assault Law

    Just days after a judge declared a mistrial in his sexual assault case, comedian Bill Cosby’s representatives announced he plans to host a series of town halls about sexual assault and the law. The town halls will...

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  • The New ISO Anti-Bribery Standard

    Guidance that has been adopted to help companies comply with the FCPA, the U.K. Bribery Act, and other laws adopted pursuant to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, helps mitigate the risk for bribery. But gaps still exist, and...

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  • Cartel Investigations and Leniency

    This article explains what happens in an antitrust cartel investigation and how to stay out of one. The government’s favored way to learn about cartels is its leniency program. Under this program, the first company to come...

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  • Using Big Data Analysis To Protect Against Internal Threats

    Legal and compliance teams have a number of strategies they can employ against risky employee behaviors and communications. Cross-disciplinary legal and IT teams are using big-data analytics technologies to analyze a variety of sources to detect signs...

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    Organists Guild Brought Up Short By FTC

    The American Guild of Organists, which also includes choral directors, has more than 15,000 members in 300 chapters in the U.S. and abroad. Recently the AGO’s methods of promoting the economic welfare of its members caught the...

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    AGs Sue Trump Over Business Conflicts

    President Donald Trump has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution by retaining ownership of his company when he assumed office, the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia claim in a lawsuit. The suit claims...

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