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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.”

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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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September 6, 2016

Conducting Internal Workplace Investigations – Are You Prepared?

Having an effective and consistent investigation process can play an important role in a…

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September 1, 2016

Taking a Closer Look at the New Federal Contractor "Blacklisting" Obligations

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council recently published its highly anticipated Final Rule regarding the so-called "blacklisting" procedures for federal contractors. What does this mean for employers?

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June 22, 2016

Supreme Court Endorses FCA Implied False Certification Theory of Liability with Limitations

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that the “implied false certification theory” is a viable theory of liability under the False Claims Act.

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April 4, 2016

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Ranks Large Companies' Human Rights Performance

In March 2016, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark published its “Pilot Methodology,” revealing plans for a publicly available, comparative, year-on-year “snapshot” of the human rights performance of the largest 500 companies.

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February 11, 2016

EEOC’s Proposed (Anti) Retaliation Guidance: Is Your Whistleblower Response System Ready?

The EEOC’s January 21, 2016 “Draft Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues” continues the pattern of governmental agencies probing deeply into whistleblower programs.

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