Schlagwort-Archive: New York Times

When to Bring in Investigative Counsel and Why

When should you bring in a true outsider to handle an internal investigation? What about specialized investigative counsel? Jim McGrath, who often writes about the need for specialized investigative counsel, has also pointed out on several occasions that having an … Weiterlesen

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Continuous Compliance to Solve the Problem

On this day, 53 years ago the CBS television network premiered one of my favorite TV shows of all time – Route 66. The program had a simple premise, it followed two young men, Buz Murdock and Tod Stiles, as … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Judge Rebukes 2 Lawyers Profiting From U.S. Disability Law

New York Times | 2013 The lawyers drafted the lawsuits by the dozens, claiming that local businesses had violated federal law by not providing access to people with disabilities – and generating thousands of dollars per case in legal fees … Weiterlesen

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ILR: In Libor Ruling, a Big Win for the Banks

New York Times | 2013 Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of Federal District Court in Manhattan, in a 161-page decision, has given the multinational banks being investigated for manipulating the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, a dose of good news … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Looking Ahead to Civil and Criminal Cases to Come

New York Times: It is not really of question of whether there will be a major white-collar crime that captures the public’s attention in 2013; it’s a question of when and how costly it will be. Read more: Looking Ahead … Weiterlesen

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Amnesty for Armstrong? Lessons for the Compliance Practitioner

The Lance Armstrong saga continues to provide many lessons for the compliance practitioner. A recent article on ESPN.com, entitled “Lance calls for amnesty program”, reported that Armstrong has come out in favor of those who openly speak about the doping … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Boeing and the Conduct of Due Diligence on Sub-Suppliers

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) act has language which makes illegal a direct or indirect act which might be used to obtain or retain business from prohibited parties. This has caused companies to begin to look at their suppliers … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: This is not a compliance failure. It’s an ethical failure

In the movie “Margin Call” the character played by Jeremy Irons says that there are three ways to lead in business: (1) Be the smartest; (2) Be there first; (3) Cheat. I thought about this trichotomy when reading several articles … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat…Communicating Your Compliance Story

The Persian Royal Road was built to facilitate rapid communication throughout the Persian Empire. Mounted couriers could travel across the Empire, approximately 1,677 miles; in seven days, the equivalent journey on foot took ninety days. The Greek historian Herodotus wrote … Weiterlesen

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