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Who’s Still Worried About Personal Liability?

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Compliance Officers, Not as Much. Board Members, More than Ever. So here’s something to chew on today: apparently compliance officers are less worried about personal liability these days (according to a study released Monday), but Board members surveyed say they are more worried about personal liability than they were last year. The survey, DLA Piper’s…

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The Win-Win Argument

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This article was republished with permission from Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance.  My good friend and colleague Dan Chapman, now the CCO at VimpelCom, is a compliance rock star. I have known Dan for years, beginning when he took over at Parker Drilling and implemented a world-class remediation program to…

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Business Should Stay Vigilant About Contractor Vs. Employee Classifications

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LeClairRyan’s Betsy Davis warns Trump administration’s pro-business stance doesn’t change things During the Obama administration’s two terms, businesses that misclassified employees as independent contractors were targeted by federal investigators. The recently elected Trump administration appears to be friendlier to commercial enterprises, but companies that supplement workforces with independent contractors should…

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Compliance Expertise Needed on the Board

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This article was republished with permission from Tom Fox’s FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog. This week I have been exploring the different types compliance committees an organization can utilize to help effect a best practices compliance program. I have written about compliance committees at the board of director level; at the junction between…

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Hiding Behind the Privilege

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This article was republished with permission from Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance. CCOs face many challenges in their jobs. One area that is difficult but usually can be solved with common sense is where to draw the line on attorney-client privilege issues. As a practicing attorney, I can attest to…

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Overtime Rules in Overtime

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In November, a Texas federal district court issued a nationwide injunction temporarily blocking the implementation of the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final Overtime Rules (OT Rules). To humbly borrow from Dr. Martin Luther King’s last book, we find ourselves asking, Where Do We Go from Here? Chaos or Community?…

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CCOs Cannot Ignore C-Suite Risks

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This article was republished with permission from Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance. As the headlines continue to point to major misconduct and scandals involving senior corporate executives, compliance officers need to refocus their efforts and address a critical need. All too often, CCOs have difficulty in requiring board members and…

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