Compliance

 
 
  • DOJ’s Antitrust Division Ignores Compliance Programs

    In a presentation at NYU on July 8 the head of the DOJ’s Antitrust Division will give a presentation at NYU on incentives for compliance programs. Blogger Joe Murphy wonders if this will finally be the time...

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  • Third Party Workplace Compliance Investigations

    All major corporations have HR departments and policies to combat workplace discrimination and harassment, yet the impact of the #MeToo movement and its consequences demonstrates that current systems are failing to meet the needs of both businesses...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • GDPR One Year Later

    One year ago, the EU’s GDPR went into effect. The increased focus on privacy has led regulators to consider whether their laws should follow the EU’s approach of treating privacy as a fundamental human right, or the...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • A Few Rules of Thumb About Press Releases

    Like public reports filed with the SEC, press releases can draw the attention of regulators and the plaintiffs’ bar. Treat social media posts with the same caution as SEC filings and formal press releases, as regulators, plaintiffs’...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • What General Counsel Should Ask Tax Directors

    Since tax departments report up through the finance rather than legal function in most companies, it is easy for chief legal officers to be disconnected from one of the most legally complex and risky parts of an...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Companies Strengthening Ethical Scrutiny

    According to the KPMG 2019 CCO Survey, Insights on Ethics & Compliance, companies across all main industries are actively planning to strengthen their ability to detect and prevent ethical misconduct. The strategies they employ include investigations, monitoring...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Global Compliance Developments

    A blog on the Convercent site highlights recent developments in compliance worldwide, including new EU-wide whistleblower protections. The law must be approved by EU ministers and Member States will have two years to reach compliance after approval....

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  • Judge Flags Celebrity Divorce Firm For Excessive Fees

    A law firm known for representing wealthy clients in divorce proceedings was chastised for excessive fees, in a high-profile case in Chicago. In its representation of Cancer Treatment Centers of America founder and investment banker Richard Stephenson,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Banks Caught In State/Federal Cannabis Conflict

    Lawyers must counsel clients in the nascent industry of state-legalized cannabis that their routine business affairs violate federal law, a situation that Attorney General William Barr calls “untenable.” It requires lawyers in any way involved in this...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Getting Full Value From Hotline Reports

    Hotlines can be more effective than fraud examiners when it comes to ferreting out misconduct – and that contention comes from none other than the fraud examiners themselves. A study from a trade group, The Association of...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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