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July 28, 2021

Internal Disclosures from Compliance Audits –What Could Go Wrong?

Compliance or internal audit departments frequently carry out audits intended to assure that business partners in an organization have policies and procedures that are effective for maintaining corporate compliance and consistent with myriad laws.

Littler Report
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July 26, 2021

False Claims Act Retaliation in 2021

A corporate whistleblower can create more financial, organizational, and reputational damage to an employer by using the federal False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. § 3729-33, than by using any other “whistleblower” law.

ASAP
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February 26, 2021

The Department of Labor Establishes New Whistleblower Protocols

On February 19, 2021, the DOL announced that OSHA will oversee worker retaliation complaints filed under the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (CAARA) and the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA).

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January 26, 2021

Employment Law Implications of the New Anti-Money Laundering Act

When Congress overrode President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act on January 1, 2021, it enacted the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), which was part of the defense authorization bill.

ASAP
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January 14, 2021

Protection for Criminal Antitrust Whistleblowers Signed into Law

Largely overshadowed by the rise in COVID-19 deaths and the January 6, 2021, siege on the Capitol, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 became law on December 23, 2020.

ASAP
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May 10, 2019

Department of Justice Releases Guidelines for Effective Corporate Compliance Programs

On May 1, 2019, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice released updated guidance for prosecutors to utilize in assessing whether an organization had in place “an adequate and effective corporate compliance program.”

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April 16, 2018

Hong Kong Considers Draft Law Requiring Companies to Report on Modern Slavery

The Hong Kong legislature is currently considering draft legislation which, if enacted, will require certain companies—including those incorporated outside of Hong Kong—to publish a “slavery and human trafficking statement.”

ASAP
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February 23, 2018

Supreme Court Limits Dodd-Frank Retaliation Protections to Employees who Blow the Whistle to the SEC

On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on whether the Dodd-Frank Act requires employees to report externally to the SEC in order to be protected by the Act’s anti-retaliation provision.

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April 3, 2017

What Can You Say? D.C. Circuit Speaks on Employee Confidentiality

In a ruling that affects both union and non-union employers, the D.C. Circuit recently held in Banner Health System v. NLRB that employers may not prohibit employees from discussing information related to employees’ salaries and discipline.

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January 17, 2017

The U.S. Issues a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

On December 16, 2016, the United States launched a National Action Plan (the “U.S. NAP”) on Responsible Business Conduct.

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