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Marijuana in the Workplace
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Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
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What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
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The Commodity Futures Trading Commision (CFTC) is investigating a large number of trades in energy and metal markets to determine whether traders illegally used over-the-counter swaps markets to trade futures....more
Recently, Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) was in the news again for stripping original wire details so that payments would go undetected by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)....more
A key, but often overlooked, part of any anti-corruption compliance program is the need to document decisions made by the company. Documentation is critical to demonstrate the company's intent -- the absence of criminal...more
On September 23, 2011, Canada amended its Libyan sanctions regime to implement recent steps taken by the United Nations Security Council significantly relaxing measures imposed against Libya. Canadian companies should be...more
The OFAC SDN Sanctions Legal News discusses current OFAC SDN issues written by a OFAC SDN Removal Lawyer....more
An investment company’s representation that certain energy bonds were backed by the State of Georgia—when they were in fact guarantied by Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.—could subject the firm to liability for securities...more
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