Compliance Communications Blog

 

New Wave of Sexual Harassment Disclosure Laws

7/9/18: The “Me Too” movement has set fire to discussions, demonstrations, lawsuits and a new wave of state and local laws relating to sexual harassment in the workplace. Aviva Grumet-Morris, from Winston & Strawn LLP has provided a detailed review of the legislation enacted in Maryland and Vermont. 

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The UK’s Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

7/9/18: Few international issues are attracting more attention than sanctions.  The UK’s new Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act is not yet in effect,

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The Return on An Effective Compliance Program

7/9/18: The most obvious return on an effective ethics and compliance program (E&C) is compliance and freedom from the enforcement actions associated with failure to comply with laws and regulations. But, the “ethics” part of E&C delivers its own substantial benefits.

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Protecting Against Misuse or Misappropriation

7/9/18: Companies know all too well that the misuse or misappropriation of assets by employees can be a financial problem. Now, they’re also learning that failing to prevent the misuse or misappropriation of assets by company personnel can have separate financial consequences.

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There’s a CLOUD Beyond the EU’s GDPR

6/25/18: Companies that have come to grip with their responsibilities and risks under the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, may have to rethink their comfort level.  An article originally published in E-Commerce Times and posted on the website of law Foley & Gardner LLP explains how the US’ new CLOUD (Clarifying Overseas Use of Data) Act  “… changed the privacy provisions that were in effect under the 1986 Stored Communications Act.” 

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