Compliance

Zero For 2: Scathing Dismissal Of Uber Race Bias Complaint In CA

Shadowy image of part of a keyboard, with one key more well lit. On it is an image of "thumbs down."

A federal judge in the Northern District of California, for the second time, has dismissed a putative class action alleging racial disparity in the termination […]

Ninth Circuit Enforces Non-Compete

A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a preliminary injunction enforcing a non-compete agreement against a former employee who left […]

Health and Safety Are Key to Restructuring in France

jumping through hoops

Notwithstanding the extensive financial support of the government, the pandemic has put a great strain on many companies in France, leaving them no choice but […]

What Can You Do With A Few Billion Faceprints?

Collage suggesting facial recognition data.

Not as much as you could before the recently announced settlement between Clearview AI and the American Civil Liberties Union, according to the ACLU. Clearview […]

A High-Profile Scolding For Crypto, And A Fisheye From The SEC

Cartoonish figure of woman wearing an apron looking askance at a young guy staring at his phone.

Just at the moment when the value of crypto assets was starting to plummet, some notably gravitas-heavy voices were giving it a decisive thumbs down, […]

Employee Blows the Whistle On Tainted Baby Formula

A complaint sent to the Food and Drug Administration by an employee at Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, Mich. production facility claimed the company was hiding safety […]

Intuit Settles With AGs

A 2019 ProPublica report on Intuit’s ads for a “free” TurboTax service that wasn’t free prompted New York Attorney General Letitia James to sue. All […]

FCPA Violations Lead To Money Laundering Charges

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act training should include a component devoted to money laundering. In the past five years more than 80 percent of those indicted […]

How To Respond To Whistleblower Demands

Two objects on a dark background: a football helmet and a whistle

The company receives a letter from a former employee, alleging the company has engaged in a financial fraud and demanding a seven-figure payment, or else […]

Looking Climate Change In The Eye

A stylized illustration of a blue eye aainst a black background

A thought-provoking interview with an iconoclast, in the New York Times magazine, comes with no real concrete prescription except possibly look to natural gas for […]