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Private Equity Fees and Expenses
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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
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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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Internal Investigations: Soup to Nuts (March 13, 2014)
Employment Law Issues for Health Care Employers
Employers need to appreciate and address the fact that employees who remove their employers’ confidential information often do not appear to appreciate the risks of being caught or the potentially very serious consequences of...more
In the Journal of Business Compliance, which was brought to my attention via Philippe Montigny (CEO, Ethic-Intelligence) and Scott Killingsworth (Partner, Bryan Cave, and who also is on the editorial board) I read with great...more
The recent criminal prosecution of several 7-Eleven franchisees, which arose out of a criminal alien employment investigation, as well as efforts by government agencies to treat franchisors and franchisees as joint employers...more
A recent client alert warned of impending changes in the California non-profit hospital world because of a new bill giving the Attorney General’s office greater powers than ever before to approve, deny, or modify mergers...more
Compensation of at least $14 million apparently wasn't enough for the former executive of a national specialty retailer recently sentenced to eight years in prison. Instead, he garnered an additional $25 million in kickbacks...more
Sept. 23, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Patrick Tully, former crisis management professional, talks with Steve Olenick and Lee Pacchia about the current rash of public relations miscues by NFL management.
New Criminal Division Review Process for Qui Tam Complaints Expands Main Justice Involvement and Threatens Greater Criminal Exposure in Whistleblower Investigations.
The Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal...more
Before agreeing and executing a business sale involving a transfer of a business, an international publishing company (Wolters Kluwer) consulted its works council. The works council refused to deliver its opinion and issued...more
Sometimes your employee is the victim. If so, you may have someone who is distracted, scared, upset, or frequently absent because of physical injury or psychological trauma, or court appearances. She (or he – men can be...more
The summer saw a significant new development in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) whistleblower bounty program but failed to see any development on obtaining clarification as to the reach of the Dodd-Frank...more
A 19-year-old has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder after he stabbed to death a youth worker at a supported independent living facility in Alberta in 2012. At the time of her death, the worker was working alone...more
The recent headlines on China's expanding anti-corruption investigation and enforcement action is a significant event in global anti-corruption enforcement. For companies operating in China, the risks have now increased...more
The number of Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act convictions was at a six-year low in the government’s fiscal 2013/14 year, Ontario Ministry of Labour statistics show.
There were 780 convictions in 2013/14,...more
Sine Die, folks! The North Carolina General Assembly has adjourned until a new legislature convenes January 14, 2015 with the members elected this November....more
The Connecticut Supreme Court has resolved an intense debate about what law enforcement agencies are required to release with regard to arrest records and associated reports. This decision could affect the ability of school...more
Companies have designed and implemented anti-corruption compliance programs. An important element of an effective compliance program is monitoring and auditing the program to identify issues for improvement. Working in...more
“Web scraping” or “Web harvesting” — the practice of extracting large amounts of data from publicly available websites using automated “bots” or “spiders” — accounted for 18 percent of site visitors and 23 percent of all...more
Implications of the “Opportunity to Compete Act” on Criminal Background Checks by Employers and the Continuing Need for Prospective Employees to Obtain Expungements....more
Almost every FCPA enforcement action involves misconduct by third party agents and distributors. The Justice Department and the SEC have emphasized the importance of companies conducing appropriate due diligence. In the...more
You wake on a Tuesday morning expecting to have an average day at work. You are skimming through the emails that came in while you were asleep, when you notice an email from one of your employees. He is not only giving his...more
In response to aggressive FCPA enforcement, the compliance industry has embraced innovative strategies and tools. Whether your company is large, medium or small, it is important to stay abreast of industry best practices....more
In July 2013, Ceridian entered into an agreement with Pendylum Inc. (“Pendylum”) to assist in the delivery of services to Ceridian’s customers. Under the terms of its agreement with Pendylum, Ceridian required that all of...more
The ability to conduct an effective internal investigation is critical for every organization. The interviews of witnesses are the most important aspect of any internal investigation.
In response to interest in holding...more
Yihao “Ben” Pu is probably coming to grips with the phrases “crime doesn’t pay…” and “don’t do the crime unless you’re willing to do the time….” In federal court in Chicago, on Thursday, August 7, 2014, Pu, a former...more
Richard Bistrong spent much of his career as an international sales executive. He was the Vice President of International Sales for a large, publicly traded manufacturer of police and military equipment, which included...more
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