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Epstein Becker Green Unveils Updated Wage and Hour App to Include All 50 States and More

  • August 27, 2015

New York, NY (August 25, 2015) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) has released a new version of its free, first-of-its-kind Wage & Hour Guide for Employers app, available for Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices. This significant update expands the app’s offerings to include all 50 states and Puerto Rico, building from the app’s initial coverage of 10 […]

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LUCY Phishing Server Lets You Phish Yourself to Defeat Hackers

  • August 26, 2015

New Features Expose Your Organization’s Weakest Security Links PALO ALTO, CA (August 25, 2015) – Phish yourself; don’t wait for others to do it. LUCY today announced V. 2.2 of its phishing server, which allows a company or individual to phish itself to find its weakest security links. Until today, we let hackers take control of phishing and […]

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How Millennials are Going to Pave the Way to Improve Corporate Compliance

  • August 25, 2015

Business integrity and the current environment One of the biggest problems organizations face when implementing governance, risk and compliance programs is getting everyone in the organization to adopt them. Millennials, otherwise known as Generation Y, are known for being an early-adoption generation that takes to new concepts (like Instagram) at light-speed — but also for questioning immature solutions immediately. As regulations and […]

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Employees’ Loyalty: Performance or Risk Driver?

  • August 25, 2015

Loyalty — the pros and cons from a compliance perspective  In a time when compliance programs are relentlessly under attack from regulators and being heavily scrutinized for effectiveness, chief compliance officers (CCOs) are increasingly seeking innovative ways to improve the compliance perception throughout their companies and to leverage existing policies, procedures and controls to embed compliance effectively. A key […]

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PwC Center for Board Governance Insights: Does Every Board Need an Activist?

  • August 24, 2015

Many CEOs have different perspectives on whether their Board needs an activist. In many cases, CEOs often believe their team is smarter and more knowledgeable than any activist could be, while others may discover the secret to success by putting an activist on their Board. In her most recent blog, Paula Loop, Leader of PwC’s […]

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20 Major Exporting Countries Violate International Law Obligations

  • August 24, 2015

Twenty-two of the 41 OECD anti-bribery convention countries have failed to investigate or prosecute any foreign bribery case during the last four years, violating their obligation to combat cross-border bribery. However, there is some good news, as four countries have improved their enforcement efforts and only one country slid back, says anti-corruption group Transparency International […]

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Texas High Court Ruling Clarifies Employer’s Duty To Warn, Says LeClairRyan Attorney

  • August 19, 2015

—Kroger slip-and-fall decision is good news for employers, contends Shannon R. Ramirez in blog post commentary on recently decided case HOUSTON, Texas (8/19/15)—A June decision by the Texas Supreme Court — responding to a certified question from the Fifth Circuit — clarifies that an employee who is injured on the job cannot recover against their […]

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Transparency International Scrutinizes Latin American Units of Companies Linked to Petrobras Scandal

  • August 18, 2015

Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, announced today that it will look into the operations of Brazilian construction companies linked to the Petrobras scandal in seven countries: Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Panama, Peru and Venezuela. As investigations in Brazil continue to uncover links between major construction companies and corruption in Petrobras, Transparency International will […]

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Ethics & Compliance Initiative Announces its First-Ever Best Practice Forum

  • August 7, 2015

ARLINGTON, VA –  The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is pleased to announce its new hands-on interactive Best Practice Forum, “Is Your E&C Program Working?” at the Loews Hotel, New Orleans, La., Oct. 27-29, 2015. The Best Practice Forum, the next generation of the Ethics & Compliance Association Sponsoring Partner Forum, is open to ECI […]