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Brushing up on Retaliation | Compliance Alerts

9/23/19: “Retaliation is the most frequently alleged basis of discrimination in the federal sector and the most common discrimination finding in federal sector cases,” according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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China, Africa and US Anti-Bribery Enforcement

9/23/19: “U.S. enforcement authorities are increasingly targeting corrupt practices among Chinese companies in Africa.”  So begins a September 19 article posted on the Knowledge@Wharton website...

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CEO Activism, Politics in the Workplace and Board Oversight

9/23/19: A post by Holly J. Gregory from law firm Sidley Austin LLP on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation focuses on CEO activism, particularly related to political and social issues, and how those activities may impact the oversight responsibilities of Boards of Director...

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Mitigating Corruption Risk, A “Multinational Toothache”

9/9/19:  In a post on the Forbes website, Richard Levick puts the challenge of mitigating corruption risk in perspective:  it’s a “multinational toothache that won’t go away.”

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Lavish Dinners and Entertainment Equal Kickbacks

9/9/19:  “Wining and dining” physicians as inducement to prescribe a company’s drugs is one of the most familiar prohibitions in corporate policies and industry standards related to company interactions with healthcare providers.  In the case of Mallinckrodt ARD LLC (formerly known as Mallinckrodt ARD Inc. and previously Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. "Questcor"), it became a pattern of business...

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