Compliance

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Ahead of Contentious Midterm Election, Political Players Should Be Mindful of Strict Georgia Compliance Rules

As 2022’s midterm Congressional elections approach rapidly, political groups from inside and outside the state are mobilizing in Georgia, targeting a hotly contested U.S. Senate election. Andrew D. Herman and Bria Stephens of Lawrence & Bundy explain why recently revised campaign compliance rules should give political actors in the state pause. Two years ago, Georgia made political history, as Joe...

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An Effective E&C Program Is More Than the Sum of Its Parts

When assessing your ethics and compliance program, it seems only natural to look at each individual plank on its own, but as compliance expert and attorney Michael Volkov explains, this approach could fail to surface issues with program elements that don’t work in concert with one another. We often hear about the “essential” elements of effective ethics and compliance programs....

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Gartner Evaluates 4 Methods for Keeping up With Changing Regulations

Increasing regulatory oversight, renewed geopolitical tensions and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have conspired to create unprecedented levels of regulatory change over the past few years. A new Gartner report identifies four primary options available to legal and compliance leaders to cope with changes and reveals why (spoiler alert) some combination of all four might be necessary. “The blistering pace of...

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A Modest SOX Proposal: Require Compliance Certification Before Something Goes Wrong, Not After

Despite 20 years of SOX, many companies still fail to prioritize compliance programs until it’s too late. Maria D’Avanzo of Traliant makes the case that the law should be amended to address compliance programs specifically and the government should do more to motivate companies to support CCOs so they can help prevent misconduct before it happens. During my tenure as...

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DOJ Rules Coming on Web Accessibility for State, Local Governments; Businesses Should Pay Attention, Too

An effort that began in 2010 under the Obama Administration — establishing web accessibility regulations for state and local governments under Title II of the ADA — has been renewed by the Biden DOJ. Kristina Launey and John W. Egan, partners at Seyfarth Shaw, dig into the history of this long-desired effort and what questions the regulations should address. The...

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You’ve Brought a Diverse Team to the Table. Now What?

Companies large and small are expected to deepen their focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs over the next several years. But as Janet M. Stovall and Evynn McFalls of NeuroLeadership Institute explain, going beyond lip service means committing to constant improvement efforts. Several months after a splashy public announcement about advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, a company promoted...

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Supremely (un)Important? SEC Rules, Market Forces Will Be a Bigger Deal Than EPA Decision for Manufacturers

Though a blow for climate activists, the Supreme Court’s ruling in West Virginia vs. EPA is unlikely to have the landscape-shifting impact on manufacturing companies that some have predicted. Assent’s Jared Connors explores why the SEC’s proposed rules and other factors matter more. The U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) significantly restricts the...

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