Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Suzanne Rich Folsom and Bart M. Schwartz on Corporate Compliance in 2011
Higher Education Oversight and Governance: Role of a College Board of Trustees
Ethics and Legal Writing
Discipline For Law School Deans?
Putting a compliance policy into practice is not something that most companies do very well. How do you get buy-in for a new or amended compliance policy? ...more
In This Issue:
- Can Experts Testify as to the Ethics or State of Mind of Corporate Defendants?
- Patent Reform for Biotech Companies
- United States v. Caronia and its Implications for Off-Label...more
I am attending Compliance Week 2013 through Wednesday. As usual Matt Kelly and the Compliance Week team have put together a first rate program for the event....more
David M. Gersten, former chief judge in Florida's Third District Court of Appeal, chairs Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP's appellate practice, and is a partner in the litigation group in Miami.
Q: What is the...more
Brief Explanation of Internal Benchmarks -
While senior leaders and board members often express concerns about how a company’s data compares to external benchmarks, it is equally important that companies review their...more
Every year, ethics and compliance professionals gather data from the reports made through their various reporting systems. The way the data is segmented may mean the difference between catching a...more
The recent controversy surrounding a study of newborn babies in universities across the United States demonstrates the importance of compliance with human subject protection regulations in medical research....more
Without waiting for the last days of the 2013 Legislative Session, the Florida House and Senate sent two bills to Governor Rick Scott concerning changes to Florida’s Campaign Finance laws and its Code of Ethics for Public...more
May 2 (Bloomberg Law) -- Eastman Kodak Co. filed a Chapter 11 plan that cratered the stock and bumped up the unsecured notes, although the plan may be revised to pay off second-lien debt fully in cash, as Bloomberg Law's Lee...more
Tomorrow, April 20 is the anniversary of a truly innovative work of literature. On April 20, 1841, Edgar Allen Poe’s story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, first appeared in Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine. The tale...more
I am a little reluctant to raise this issue. I am sure the overwhelming response will be “Yes, of course.” I am prepared for that and for any criticism that I am only offering another profound grasp of the obvious....more
What exactly is doing business in an ethical manner? I believe that the answer is different for each company. Ethical behavior can translate into doing business in a manner that does not jeopardize the safety of others and...more
As some of you might have noticed last week, a billboard advertisement in North Carolina appeared to show a scorned woman calling out her spouse for infidelity...more
BB&K Attorney Brooke Miller Explains Why Training is So Important and What Is At Stake -
Reading news accounts of violations of the California’s ethics laws, one might wonder “How could a public official or government...more
Amid alleged failures of skilled nursing facilities to meet care and discharge planning requirements, OIG identifies substantial payment errors....more
We often talk about tone at the top. But in many ways it is tone further down the organization which is more important for this is where the rubber hits the road and compliance is done on a day to day basis. I recently saw a...more
Working as a New Jersey municipal judge should give a stand-up comedian a lot of great material. However, the Canons of Judicial Conduct also hold members of the judiciary to a very high ethical standard.
As a result, the...more
As part of a continuing series of LEVICK video interviews with thought leaders across multiple disciplines and industry sectors, I recently sat down with Suzanne Rich Folsom, the former Vice President, Chief Regulatory and...more
Ed. Note-we continue our interview series with thought leaders in the compliance and ethics field. Today we post an interview with the person I consider to be the Godfather of compliance and ethics bloggers-Dick Cassin,...more
A social network is a service that allows its members to share personal information and make personal contacts through a website, mobile phone or other similar wireless device. This openness and sharing has been embraced by...more
In This Issue:
Welcome to King & Spalding's economic development news bulletin,Investing in Georgia. In this edition, you will find:
- An overview of the sequester, debt ceilings, continuing resolutions to fund...more
1. Do you “reply to all” on emails? Should you?
With the ease of email communications, thought needs to be given before you respond to an email and hit “reply to all.” With traditional correspondence by mail to opposing...more
Originally published in St. Louis Lawyer - February 2013.
In the December 2012 issue of Forbes, the article “You Don't Have To Quit Lawyering To Have A Life” extols the virtues of a “virtual law practice.” Meanwhile,...more
Effective governance and oversight is a critical function for college and university boards of trustees. Recent scandals at prestigious universities, at least one of which resulted in significant sanctions and monetary...more
Originally published in the San Diego Business Journal on January 21-27.
It has been noted, the more things change, the more they stay the same. In the world of Government Contracts Law, however, the more things change,...more
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