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Top 5 Common Mistakes Made by CCOs

Posted by - June 22, 2017
(And How to Avoid Making Them) We all make mistakes, and CCOs are no exception. While CCOs are a creative and dedicated bunch, they are often susceptible to these five common mistakes. Probably unsurprisingly, the cure for these ills is more due diligence and more relationship building. Chief Compliance Officers…
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United’s Crisis Mismanagement and Corporate Culture

Posted by - April 20, 2017
United Airlines made headlines last week for an incident involving the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its planes. In the 10 days or so since, United has been navigating a PR nightmare. The company’s CEO, Oscar Munoz, was quick to respond, but his apology rang hollow,…
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DOJ Releases New Guidance on Compliance Programs

Posted by - March 9, 2017
Bracewell white collar attorneys dissect guidance from the DOJ’s Fraud Section on how it assesses compliance program (and intends to). This guidance provides insight into the questions corporate counsel should expect from DOJ prosecutors during a criminal investigation and highlights common indicators of a strong corporate culture of compliance.