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DECEMBER 28, 2018 BY TOM FOX In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: • Polycom receives declination with disgorgement in FCPA enforcement action. (FCPA Blog) • How closely to you vet your sponsors? (Wall Street Journal) • Measuring corporate...

For this episode we’re joined by Kenneth Shropshire, one of the leading thought leaders in today’s sporting world. Ken is the Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport at Arizona State University and the CEO of the Global Sport Institute, which...

As Trump serves Burger King to the national champion Clemson Tigers, the Pats, Chiefs, Saints and Rams roll into the NFL’s version of the final four. Will the new guard arise (Mahomes and Goff) or will this be the last stand of the old guard (Brady...

Colorado has addressed the opioid epidemic with an array of public and private initiatives. Yet Colorado’s death rate has stayed consistent with national trends, despite a statewide comprehensive opioid strategy and successful efforts to reduce...

LOOKING BACK - “The crime of insider trading is a straightforward concept that some courts have somehow managed to complicate.” So lamented United States District Court Judge Jed Rakoff in December 2018. His unorthodox first sentence of a...

The US Supreme Court recently ruled that independent contractors engaged in interstate commerce fall under the Federal Arbitration Act’s transportation worker exemption, and thus the FAA cannot be used to enforce mandatory arbitration agreements with...

The Federal Circuit recently issued a decision further clarifying the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's (PTAB) ability to invalidate claims on reconsideration even when the claims were not addressed in the final written decision. In the analysis...

As we previously shared in our October 17, 2018, client alert, amendments to Government Code Section 12950.1 require that all California employers having five or more employees are required to provide sexual harassment and abusive conduct training...

• Revisions to the Code go into effect on January 1, 2020, giving companies nearly a year to review their compliance policies, training and strategic planning to ensure that their compliance programs align with the revised Code’s requirements. •...

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