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Liz has written before about the ways that state courts sometimes try to resist SCOTUS’s love affair with arbitration. Resistance can come in many and varying forms, some more subtle than others....

FEBRUARY 18, 2019 BY TOM FOX In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: • How much reputational damage with PwC take? (The London Times) • PwC audit leads to potential criminal charges. (The London Times) • What standards will change after Brexit?...

In this episode I visit with Joel Androphy, a co-founder of the law firm of Berg and Androphy in Houston. Androphy is a well-known white-collar defense lawyer and plaintiff’s counsel in Federal Claims Act and qui tam cases. Highlights from the...

In this podcast series I visit with Patricia Harned, Ph.D., the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), about the firm’s 2018 Global Business and Ethics Survey (GBES). In this series we consider each of the four GBES...

In this special bonus episode I visit with Mike Volkov on the Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp FCPA enforcement action, declination and C-Suite criminal indictments which were all announced on Friday of this past week. Highlights from the podcast...

Companies involved in export and import activities face a variety of risks from sanctions and export controls created by a complex maze of regulations and oversight from the Department of State, Department of Treasury and the Department of Commerce....

Through its establishment of “judgments as a matter of law,” Rule 50 of the Federal Rules of Procedure provides a mechanism by which a party can seek to obtain judgment at various points in a case after the trial begins, and before judgment is...

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (the Department) recently issued a Bulletin announcing an adjustment to the definition of “high-cost home loan” under the New Jersey Home Ownership Security Act of 2002 (the Act)....

When you get pulled over by the police while driving, the best way to handle is to be pleasant and not be argumentative. You listen to the officer as to why he pulled over. Being belligerent and non-cooperative will only lead you to a ticket. When a...

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on February 14 issued its Action Plan for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), identifying a number of short- and long-term steps that it plans to take to identify the risks associated with PFAS and...

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