Compliance

Climate, Other Liability Claims, Hinge on Upcoming High Court Decision

The viability of scores of climate liability cases plus untold numbers of other kinds of liability cases, seemingly hinge on the eventual ruling in a…

Goldman Topples Airbus, Claims Record FCPA Penalty Crown For USA!

Top spot among the ten all-time biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act penalties and disgorgements now belongs to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Goldman also has the…

Compliance Startups Scoring Seed Money

The number of companies that require their software vendors to pass security management audits is increasing, spurring an increase in startup companies that aim to…

Enforcement Against Citigroup Tough But “Could Have Been Worse”

The Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced enforcement actions and a $400 million fine against Citigroup Inc. on Oct.…

Impersonator, Using Password “Help,” Breaches 401K Account

A hacker convinced a 401K “record keeper” for Abbott Labs to change an employee’s account password, and then managed to sprit away $245,000. The record…

Whistleblower Claims Cigna Defrauded Medicare For Billions

In a recently unsealed lawsuit, a whistleblower alleges that the health care insurer Cigna engaged in a scheme to submit invalid diagnostic codes. The whistleblower,…

Challenging Job Opening For Aspiring Tech GC

The successful candidate for the post of Deputy General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at Facebook. Menlo Park, Cal., will hold a highly visible…

SEC Investigating GE Over Insurance Losses

In an Oct. 6 filing, GE disclosed that it had received a Wells Notice from the SEC warning the company that it plans to bring…

Covid-19 Is Increasing Fraud, But Companies Can Protect Themselves

Declining corporate revenues, a dispersed workforce, and an increasingly desperate population is proving to be a potent recipe for fraud. Based on their experience as…

The Handy Wallet Card That Says “I’m Friends With The Police”

Sometimes called courtesy cards, tens of thousands have been distributed by police union members to simpatico friends and acquaintances, primarily in a few big cities.…

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