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  • DOJ Prosecutors Revise Guidance On Compliance Programs

    DOJ has released a revised “ECCP” guidance, a document that specifies how it will evaluate compliance programs when make charging or sentencing decisions...

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  • Working From Home Underscores Need For Contract Management

    To facilitate informed decision-making, a company’s contracts need to be understandable and potentially accessible across multiple areas of the organization. “Far too often, however, opportunities are missed, milestones are skipped over, and revenues are lost, because of...

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  • A Ransomware Wake-Up Call For Law Firms

    The recent hack of one of the biggest celebrity law firms in the world should be a wake up call for law firms nationwide. As always, prevention is far better than reaction. Not only is a ransomware...

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  • Executing Contracts and Deeds From Home

    For a simple contract, executed under English law, it’s relatively simple and electronic signatures are usually valid. However, if the other party is overseas...

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  • Hackers Stage A Data Auction After Company Refuses To Pay Ransom

    The starting price was $50,000, and on the block were some 22,000 files and three data bases stolen from a Canadian company that had balked....

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  • Emerging Trends In Covid-Related Litigation And Insurance Coverage

    Months into the Covid-19 pandemic, patterns of litigation have emerged in five distinct categories of litigation....

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  • Businesses Posting Covid Disclaimers

    Enter at your own risk: From hair salons to stock exchanges to racetracks, more and more U.S. businesses are posting coronavirus waivers and requiring patrons and employees to sign before entering. This may soon be the new...

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  • How To Pay A Ransom

    You have decided your best option under the circumstances is to pay up. But that decision is far from the last...

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  • Higher Ed Wants Liability Protection

    Many colleges and universities expect they will reopen in the fall with person-to-person classes. When they do, they could face an unpredictable and potentially intractable financial problem: the cost of liability lawsuits alleging failure to protect students...

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  • Avoiding The Snare Of “Green Crime”

    The prevalence of environmental malfeasance, labeled “green crime” in this post from a compliance consultant, is said to have reached the crisis stage, with an estimated dollar value of $250 billion per year. In quantitative terms it’s...

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