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Three Keys to an Effective Disciplinary Program

The Justice Department and the SEC have underscored the importance of a company maintaining a clear disciplinary process so that executives, managers and employees are aware that a violation of the corporate code of conduct or the law will result in disciplinary action.

Responding to a Whistleblower’s Complaint

Companies need to recognize the importance of responding effectively to a whistleblower complaint. The Enron case, and many others after that, started with a whistleblower complaint which the company either ignored or bungled its response to.

The Weatherford FCPA Settlement

In late November, Weatherford International Limited (Weatherford) concluded one of the longest running open Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations when it agreed to the ninth-largest FCPA fine of all-time and one of its subsidiaries, Weatherford Services Limited ...