How Did The NFL Get This So Wrong?
The internet has generated countless new ways to communicate and share thinking. Some posted information is negative, which can still be useful when messages are truthful, in good taste, and constructive. But some negative...more
In this issue:
- THE THREE C’S — CONFIDENCE, CREDIBILITY AND COST
- WHO CONDUCTS THE INVESTIGATION?
- SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION
- MINDSET AT THE OUTSET OF AN INVESTIGATION
- THE NEED FOR...more
The few of you that read my posts probably know that I often use this as an opportunity to meander into observations that I find interesting from a branding perspective. After all, as a litigator, I spend the vast majority...more
Inspiration from a compliance professional whose LinkedIn profile begins: “I bribed foreign officials, cooperated with international law enforcement & went to prison...”...more
Insights on the anti-corruption trends that contributed to the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) scandal, and six essential characteristics of organizations whose cultures help prevent bribery and...more
So far in this series, we’ve discussed why companies are adopting a more public focus on ethics and compliance, how reputational risk can impact a company and its brand, and the first three elements of a five-part framework...more
Connecticut’s data breach statute is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. That statute’s definition of “breach of security” is overbroad, encourages over-notification, and undermines the goal of protecting consumers from identity...more
Last week, we covered the fundamentals of how reputational risk can impact a company. More companies are crafting strategies to handle this level of brand management by incorporating a more public focus on ethics and...more
Take it Seriously. A week ago, when asked about the “elephant in the room,” New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady replied before 4,000 cheering and laughing Patriots fans “Where? When I digest it fully, I’ll be sure to...more
Take your cue from two leading ladies of television – Olivia Pope (Scandal) and Liz Garvey (Babylon). In a world of instantaneous communication and open access to information, Liv and Liz are masters of crisis management....more
A company’s reputation is perhaps its most important asset; I’d argue that ethics and compliance professionals should be as passionate about their companies’ reputations as their marketing teams are about their corporate...more
What is the Doris Charles, et al. v. The Wine Group, et al., No. BC576061 (Cal. Sup. Ct., Los Angeles County) lawsuit?
A lawsuit filed last week as a class action against wineries, wine distributors and wine retailers...more
Last month, a Texas employer fired a new hire over Twitter before the new hire showed up for her first day of work, causing a frenzy of social media activity and some negative publicity for the employer. The day before...more
We’re thrilled to have U.K.-based Robert Smith, Director Assurance at Serco Group PLC (Serco), a NAVEX Global client, share his thoughts on how he and his team are helping Serco build and sustain a strong organisational...more
In This Issue:
- Small Businesses: Responding to and Resolving Scathing (or False) Online Reviews
- DWI in Your Driveway
- Excerpt from DWI in Your Driveway:
Drivers in the Commonwealth be...more
The Internet is a great resource for businesses to market to clientele in both an efficient and cost-effective manner. Unfortunately, the ease with which a person can use the Internet also results in the possibility of...more
Although laws targeting Internet-based content have lagged behind in China, the Chinese government has made sweeping changes over the past two years—most recently last fall—that extend offline legal protections to the virtual...more
What happened? In Game Retail Ltd v Laws, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decided that an employer had acted reasonably when dismissing an employee for use of his personal Twitter account for non-work related but...more
Social drinkers. The founder of the Lagunitas Brewing Company decided to drop a lawsuit that he’d filed against Sierra Nevada for trademark infringement after beer drinkers expressed their disapproval of the suit on Twitter. ...more
BRAND REPUTATION -
Global: How to protect brand reputation and sales from the risks associated with a product recall - The power of regulatory authorities to order product recalls is growing, meaning that it is more...more
It’s no secret that the NFL is facing a reputation crisis, on a variety of fronts. With 2013 being called “a very bad year” for the NFL, words will be difficult to describe how badly 2014 ends (reputationally), if the league...more
Recently, the Chinese government reported that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) would agree to pay almost $500 million in fines to settle allegations of bribery, and that some former GSK employees would receive prison sentences. While...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.
Last month, a New York hotel, the Union Street Guest House ("hotel"), learned a valuable lesson in online etiquette and the power of personal reviews. The hotel inserted a clause into its wedding guest contracts that informed...more
So, how is copyright law doing as an online reputation management tool?
We have written many times recently about the use of copyright law to do what defamation law can’t: take stuff down from the internet. A...more
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