As 2013 comes to an end, we have been considering a number of workplace issues that employers might face at the end of the year and the beginning of the holiday season. Part five of our year-end holiday series reviews the...more
Today’s post comes from Venice where I am spending a week. It is one of the most unique and beautiful cities on earth. It was a great maritime power for over 1000 years. At the height of its power, it was the richest city on...more
In this presentation:
- Complying With (or Deviating From) Donor Intent: Recent Developments for Nonprofits
- Donor Restrictions on Contributions
- Factors to be Considered in Deciding Whether a Gift or...more
As A Resource Guide to US FCPA* acknowledges, the FCPA does not have a minimum threshold amount for corrupt gifts or payments – which can include providing travel, meals or entertainment. The Guide further advises that gifts...more
CHINA’S NEW WAVE OF REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT: WHAT MULTINATIONALS NEED TO KNOW -
Since Xi Jiping became China’s leader this year, the PRC has seen the launch of an unprecedented, sweeping government campaign to tackle...more
Table of Contents:
Lobbyist Registration; Lobbyist Report and Record Keeping; Corporate Political Activity; Gifts To Public Officials Prohibited; Issues In Communicating With Public Officials; Employment Law Issues;...more
In this publication:
Lobbyist Registration -
- Lobbying Defined.
- Definition Of Lobbyist
- Lobbyist Registration
Lobbyist Report And Record Keeping -
- Periodic Lobbyists Reports
The Greek ruler Draco has received some very bad PR advice over the centuries. ...more
Let’s get this straight… anything with your logo is NOT a gift. THAT, my friends, is a promotional giveaway.
It is time for everyone to take a deep breath. The DOJ/SEC Guidance could not have been clearer. The message to companies – stop devoting so much time to building, tinkering with, and monitoring their policies governing...more
According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a “gift” is a “voluntary transfer of property to another made gratuitously and without consideration”. Thus, it would seem that a gift could not be a sale. The California Corporations...more
The Order Wednesday of last week in Patriot Performance Materials, Inc. v. Powell, 2013 NCBC 10 was appropriately timed for the day before Valentine's Day.
Powell, the Defendant, had a 50% interest in several businesses...more