Compliance

 
 
  • Negotiating Second Request Discovery

    A Hart Scott Rodino Second Request can be a major impediment to the completion of an M&A deal, and compliance can be a challenge. It requires an organization to process, review and then produce large quantities of...

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  • A Powerful But Often Ignored Compliance Tool

    Social norms play a major role in governing behavior. That’s something compliance officers need to keep in mind when they design ethics and compliance programs, according to Vera Cherepanova, writing on the FCPA blog. Research shows that...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Preparing For The California Consumer Privacy Act

    U.S. privacy law will be fundamentally changed on January 1, when the California Consumer Privacy Act becomes effective. Covered businesses will need to provide California residents with a number of privacy-related rights, including the right to know...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • It’s War! CCPA v. GDPR

    Blogging on Security Boulevard, Rakesh Soni likens the competing data privacy regimes of the EU and the State of California to a war, but like our headline, that’s just an attention-getting device. He does compare and contrast...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Employee Data and the GDPR

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation establishes conditions under which employees’ personal data can be processed. The regulation applies to organizations that are established in the EU regardless of whether the personal data that they process is...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • A Few Rules Of Thumb About Press Releases

    Press releases, even social media posts, can draw attention from both regulators and the plaintiff bar. “Treat your posts on social media with the same caution as SEC filings and formal press releases,” say the authors of...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Auditors Punished For Finding Compliance Flaws

    After the Enron and WorldCom scandals that exposed failures by accountants, Congress passed a 2002 law forcing auditors to call out significant flaws in their clients’ internal controls. Writing in Quartz, Max de Haldevang says that seventeen...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Oil Companies Taking the Lead On Ethics

    All multinationals hire fixers to win business in complex environments. They provide introductions to decision-makers, intelligence, and an in-country presence. Some are established firms, but as often as not they are well-connected individuals who sometimes serve as...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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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 6 months ago
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