Uncovering the “Why” in FCPA Compliance Issues
Compliance Training for Employees: Trends in GRC
AB1825 Training and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Training
Corcoran: Infighting on Compensation Costs BigLaw Time and Money
Polsinelli Podcasts - Safely Navigating the ADA, FMLA & Worker's Compensation Laws
Has the Affordable Care Act influenced COBRA? What if my employer fails to offer COBRA?
“You Want More Time Off?” – Dealing with Employees’ Medical Leave Requests Under the FMLA and ADA
Private Equity Fees and Expenses
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
How Did The NFL Get This So Wrong?
Polsinelli Podcasts - Can Your Employee Wear That to Work? EEOC Updated Guidelines
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Virtual World and Wage and Hour Issues
Dr. John A.C. Cartner Discusses the Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention on its First Anniversary
How to Monitor, Audit and Improve Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Winston & Strawn's Kessler Sees Change and Opportunity in College Athletics
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
How Ed O'Bannon Just Disrupted College Athletics
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Creating a Culture of Ethics and Compliance
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In This Issue:
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