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Top 10 International Anti-Corruption Developments For February 2019
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month,
Worldwide
29 Mar 2019
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DOJ Plans To Dismiss Another Whistleblower FCA Case
In the ever-evolving False Claims Act (FCA) arena, the Government told the court that it intends to move to dismiss a whistleblower suit against United Health Group's Executive Health Resources, Inc.
United States
19 Mar 2019
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Top 10 International Anti-Corruption Developments For November 2018
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month,
United States
28 Dec 2018
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Final FAR Rule: Employees' Freedom To Report Fraud
There has been a debate for years about whether employers can, by agreement, prohibit their employees from "blowing the whistle" on them.
United States
25 Jan 2017
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Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For November 2016
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month...
Worldwide
28 Dec 2016
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Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For August 2016
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month...
United States
22 Sep 2016
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Employment Law Commentary - Volume 28, Issue 6 - June 2016
Trade secrets are a critical component of the intellectual property of a company, either standing alone or as a complement to a company's patent portfolio.
United States
11 Jul 2016
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CFTC Announces Its Largest Whistleblower Award To Date
Yesterday's award dwarfs the two previous awards under the CFTC's whistleblower program, which were in the amounts of approximately $290,000 and $240,000.
United States
11 Apr 2016
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Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For November 2015
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month...
United States
7 Jan 2016
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Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For October 2015
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month with links to primary resources.
United States
19 Nov 2015
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The FCA And The Ever-Narrowing Public Disclosure Bar
The FCA imposes civil liability when false or fraudulent claims for payment are presented to the government.
United States
11 Jun 2015
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Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For April 2015
On April 1, 2015, the SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for using confidentiality agreements that had the potential to "stifle" the whistleblowing process.
Worldwide
14 May 2015
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Employment Law Commentary, March 2015
Employers routinely incorporate confidentiality provisions into a variety of agreements, including employment, proprietary information, separation and settlement agreements.
United States
16 Apr 2015
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Something Old, Something New: SEC Brings Action For Prohibited Principal Transactions And Retaliation Against Whistleblower
The SEC settled the first case brought under the authority granted by the Dodd-Frank Act enabling anti-retaliation enforcement actions.
United States
25 Jun 2014
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Recent FCA Decision Has Important Implications For Contractor Disclosures To The Government
A decision from the Eastern District of Virginia has important implications for government contractors that make mandatory disclosures of improper conduct.
United States
9 Apr 2014
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Supreme Court Extends SOX Whistleblower Protection To Employees Of Privately Owned Companies
The Supreme Court held that the whistleblower protection provisions of the SOX Act also shield employees of privately held contractors and subcontractors.
United States
13 Mar 2014
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New Whistleblower Protections In The FAR And DFAR
Many federal contractors and subcontractors are now, or soon will be, required to comply with broad new whistleblower protections as part of their federal contracts and subcontracts.
United States
22 Nov 2013
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California Legislative Update – It’s That Time Of Year Again
Employers should update their policies to ensure they are in compliance with the new statutes, especially the new minimum wage with its ramifications for exempt status under California wage/hour law.
United States
12 Nov 2013
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The SEC Speaks: Reflections And Enforcement Initiatives In 2013
Each year at The SEC Speaks, the Commissioners and senior leadership of the Securities and Exchange Commission identify the agency’s priorities and initiatives for the coming year.
United States
12 Mar 2013
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SEC Whistleblower Office "Open For Business And Ready To Pay"
One year after the Securities and Exchange Commission’s ("SEC") new whistleblower rules took effect, the SEC announced that it has awarded its first financial reward to a whistleblower.
United States
24 Aug 2012
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