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Minnie Minoso Broke Barriers; Goodyear Pushes Compliance Forward

Yesterday we celebrated the hard-nosed playing style of Anthony Mason, who recently passed away. Today we honor a true pioneer in professional baseball, Minnie Minoso, or Mr. 1,410 more words

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GULLIVER'S (AND DIMON'S) TRAVELS AND THE BEST DEFENSE (PART I)

GULLIVER’S (AND DIMON’S) TRAVELS AND THE BEST DEFENSE (PART I)

Though a lawyer, I would rather write about economics and policy choices. However, just when I was preparing to blog on the essence of wage inequality and how it came to be, a couple of pieces came to my attention which demanded immediate responses (mostly as a lawyer), having to do with disgusting statements made by CEOs of criminal enterprises masquerading as “banks.” 639 more words

Assessing Compliance Internal Controls - Part I

I have recently detailed the COSO 2013 Framework in the context of a best practices compliance regime. However there is one additional step you will need to take after you design and implement your internal controls. 1,230 more words

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Selfie-Sticks and Risk Assessments

Greetings from Venice and a big thanks to Joe Oringel at Visual Risk IQ for allowing my to post his five tips on working with data analytics while I was on holiday in this most beautiful, haunting and romantic of cities. 871 more words

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News Corp. Will Not Be Prosecuted in U.S. Over Graft Allegations

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. will not be prosecuted in the U.S. over allegations of corruption.

Officials were investigating whether News Corp., a U.S. company that controls entities such as the Wall Street Journal and Fox News, broke anti-bribery laws over alleged payments to British police by journalists, the BBC reports. 109 more words

Alstom Guilty Plea Sends Strong Message That DOJ Has Harsh View Of Inadequate Internal Controls And Failure To Fully Cooperate

On December 22, 2014, French power and transportation company Alstom S.A.  pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and agreed to pay $772.29 million, the largest criminal fine ever imposed by DOJ in an FCPA case and the second largest FCPA settlement overall.   73 more words

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