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Conducting Whistleblower Investigations – Part 2: Triage and Gathering of Evidence

In conjunction with International Fraud Awareness Week, we will be running a series of blog posts by our Investigations & Fraud Risk Management practice leaders. 1,076 more words

Internal Audit

Can a lawyer file suit against a subsidiary of a current corporate client?

A lawyer currently represents Parent Corporation in a minor contract dispute. Subsidiary Corporation is wholly-owned by Parent Corporation and has never been represented by the lawyer. 345 more words

Business Of Law

Part 2: Trolling peer review to promote its ethics

In this follow-up to my previous article, I will describe two cases of how the editorial and peer review weaknesses at a Frontiers journal were exposed or abused (depending on viewpoint) by its own academic editors. 1,979 more words

Academic Publishing

Predatory Management Buyouts

Even where the business judgment rule does not apply in the first instance because its preconditions are not satisfied, Delaware corporate law allows the use of ex ante procedural protections to avoid ex post substantive judicial review. 938 more words

Securities Regulation

UTA proposes new ethics rules for handling public money

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority’s Executive Committee has approved new ethics rules for anyone who handles public money within the transit agency. 346 more words


U of C board of governors to hire independent expert to examine conflict-of-interest allegations

An independent expert will review the University of Calgary’s handling of a $2.25 million donation from pipeline giant Enbridge following allegations of inappropriate corporate influence, the university’s board of governors announced Friday. 643 more words

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