Archiv des Autors: Nietzer

Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part II

This week, I am reviewing the importance of a Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures in your compliance program and how you should go about drafting or updating Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures.

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Capital One Agrees to Largest-Ever TCPA Class Action Settlement

“Hier der vollständige gerichtliche Vergleich” here. Capital One and several other collection agencies have agreed to settle class claims that they “called individuals on their mobile devices without their consent” in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), reports … Weiterlesen

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Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part I

For the remainder of this week, I will have a four-part episode on your Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures. In today’s post I will review the underlying legal and statutory basis for the documents as a … Weiterlesen

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Two More Public Relations Firms Trip Over the Foreign Agents Registration Act

Two public relations firms have filed documents with the Department of Justice revealing that they provided public relations and media services in the United States for the government of Ecuador without being registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), … Weiterlesen

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Looking Back on Johnny Winter and GSK’s 2001 China Bribery Scandal

Johnny Winter died yesterday. He was one of the greatest rock and roll guitarists of all-time. As posted in Rolling Stone’s online article “Johnny Winter, Texas Blues Guitar Icon, Dead at 70” by Kory Grow, Winter “was born in Beaumont, … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Allgemein, Corruption in China, Department of Justice, FCPA | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , , , | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

EEOC v. Boh Brothers: Conservative Fifth Circuit Endorses Gender Stereotyping Theory in Same-Sex Title VII Sex Discrimination Cases

In September 2013, in EEOC v. Boh Bros. Construction Co., the en banc Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that same-sex sexual harassment in the workplace that is based on gender stereotyping is barred by Title VII of the 1964 … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Allgemein, Compliance and Ethics, Labor Law, Supreme Court | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , , , | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

Mergers and Acquisitions Under the FCPA, Part III

Today I conclude my three-part series on mergers and acquisitions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with a review of the post-acquisition phase.

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Mergers and Acquisitions Under the FCPA, Part II

Yesterday I began a three part series on mergers and acquisitions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In Part I, I reviewed what you should accomplish in the pre-acquisition stage. Today I want to look at what you should … Weiterlesen

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Mergers and Acquisitions Under the FCPA, Part I

Today, I begin a three-part series on mergers and acquisitions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Today I will review the pre-acquisition phase, focusing the information and issues you should review, tomorrow in Part II, I will look at how … Weiterlesen

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Mid-Year FCPA Report, Part II

Today, I continue my look at what I think were some of the most significant highlights from the first half of 2014 relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Yesterday, the focus was on corporate and individual enforcement. Today … Weiterlesen

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