FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 182-Kate Atkinson on the Miller Chevalier Summer 2015 FCPA Report
Non-Depository Trust Companies: A View from the States
What is a hostile work environment?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 181-Gar Hurst on Using Social Media Tools In Your Compliance Program
Ben Stein - Speech Writer, Actor, Comedian, Author, Law Professor - Talks to @HsuUntied
What is a Special Master?
Do I Need to Register? And Other Tips for Newly Registered Investment Advisers
CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
Polsinelli Podcast - Federal Circuit Delays Sandoz Biosimilar Launch
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 180-Introducing the FCPA Master Class Training
What Dodd-Frank Means for SEC Enforcement Issues
Whistleblower Program Development, Part 3: “Would Your Compliance Program Survive an Audit?”
From Behind the Bribe: The Sharp End of Compliance
Strong Market Outlook Drives Growth of Philippine Companies
Why do we have to go to mediation?
Polsinelli Podcast - What's Around the Corner for Industries Impacted by Energy Issues?
Whistleblower Program Development, Part 2: “What Motivates a Whistleblower?”
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 179-Tim Peterson on the FIFA Bribery Scandal and the SEC Investigation
Whistleblower Program Development, Part I: “Top Advice for Dealing With a Whistleblower”
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 178-Ben Locwin on Risk Assessments
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds Failure-to-Warn Claim Against Drug Manufacturer Not Preempted Because There Was No “Clear Evidence” FDA Would Not Have Approved Plaintiffs’ Suggested Warning; Also Holds...more
First it was three years, now it’s three months. The Senate’s attempt to pass a multiyear highway bill ran off the road this week after House Republicans announced they will adjourn one day early for the month-long August...more
Following a bench trial on July 13 through 16, 2015, defendant challenged plaintiff’s infringement claims and both sides moved for JMOL. Defendant argued unsuccessfully that plaintiff’s expert’s testimony was improper as...more
For decades, companies trying to cooperate with the government have hoped for a change in the general rule that disclosing privileged communications and/or work product to the government waives those protections. In nearly...more
Imagine that you are at your desk reviewing emails when your phone rings. It is a prosecutor from the state attorney general’s office, and he tells you that your company is the subject of a fraud investigation. You are...more
We're back with our final Update of OT14, covering Glossip v. Gross (15-7955), a doubly divisive death-penalty case, and providing a roundup of the Court's orders over the last few weeks. (Did you think we'd forgotten about...more
In Babcock & Wilcox Co. v. American Nuclear Insurers, a divided Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, deciding an issue of first impression under Pennsylvania law, recently held that when an insurer defends its insured subject to a...more
On 25 July 2015 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine published an order on the conclusion of advance pricing agreements ("APA") in respect of controlled transactions for transfer pricing purposes* ("the APA Order"). The APA...more
Action Means the Closely Watched Tiered Water Rate Case Is Final -
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied requests to depublish the appellate court opinion in Capistrano Taxpayers Association v. City of San...more
This Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. The enactment of the ADA represented a bipartisan commitment to...more
The Court of Appeal has ruled that rates will be payable unless a vacant building is beyond economic repair.
Liability for empty rates for empty properties is governed by the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (LGFA...more
Senators Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Dean Heller (R-Nevada) have introduced a bill that would require a warrant prior to the use by any federal entity—including federal law enforcement—of a “mobile aerial-view device.” Such...more
As previously reported, California’s Healthy Workplaces, Health Families Act of 2014 (California’s Sick Leave Law) took full effect on July 1, 2015, although some provisions were effective as of January 1, 2015. The new law...more
On July 8, 2015, the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO), issued a decision finding Hartmann Studios, Inc. “liable for 808 violations of 8 U.S.C. § 1324a(a)(1)(B)”, namely hiring workers in the United...more
Due to the State Department of Education’s failure to provide new contracts in a timely manner, Connecticut’s approximately 74 surrogate parents have found themselves in limbo. Surrogate parents are appointed by the State...more
In this episode I visit with Kate Atkinson, a partner at Miller Chevalier. She discusses the firm's recent FCPA Summer Report, noting some trends she sees and where enforcement may be heading. We also visit about the DOJ...more
While Bexis is on vacation, here is a guest post to take up some of the slack. Our guest blogger today is Henry Pietrkowski, a partner in Reed Smith's Chicago office. This one's a little different. It's about the impace of...more
If you publish something on the Internet, would it be fair if someone could sue you for it many years later?
Of course not. Because of statutes of limitation, a claimant has only a limited time period after any...more
This December 2014 statement by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) underscores the risk that organizations face in matters involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Said in connection with an...more
Last week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a D.C. District Court decision dismissing a bank’s complaint challenging the constitutionality of the CFPB based on lack of standing. The district court had concluded that...more
New amendments affect Delaware general partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
On July 24, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law several amendments to...more
Can you empathize with those who work for you, around you and those you report to? While many leaders, particularly those who might be labeled the ‘command and control’ type seem to think that empathy is a negative; I think...more
Although not yet confirmed by the SEC, media reports suggest that the SEC has opened several investigations of publicly traded companies who contracted with FIFA. Indictments in the FIFA cases have alleged that certain...more
As discussed in our prior article, the recently enacted Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 requires employers to provide paid sick leave to California employees who work in California for 30 or more days within...more
In a historic decision, the United States Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges recently held that the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires all jurisdictions in all fifty states to: (1) license a...more
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