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Download: A Blueprint for an Automated Compliance Program

Download: A Blueprint for an Automated Compliance Program

Insight
The ebook from GAN Integrity is a detailed guide to risk management, due diligence, training, policy management, reporting, and more.

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Pat Cornelius Joins Barnes & Thornburg’s Corporate and Healthcare Departments

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Barnes & Thornburg has added Pat Cornelius as a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Healthcare Departments in Columbus.

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Former Hertz General Counsel Rebuffs Demand for Clawback

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The Hertz suit accused the former executives of pressuring employees to use fraudulent accounting techniques to inflate income and earnings, reports The Global Legal Post.

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Join Sally Yates at NACD’s 2019 General Counsel Event

Join Sally Yates at NACD’s 2019 General Counsel Event

Event, June 11, New York
The event will feature an expert panel that will include former U.S. deputy attorney general Sally Yates.

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Halliburton’s Top Lawyer Helps Fend Off Billions in Lawsuits

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The biggest challenge for Robb Voyles on day one was the mountain of lawsuits pending against Halliburton as part of the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion.

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Webinar: The Role of In-House and External Counsel in Managing Open Source

Webinar: The Role of In-House and External Counsel in Managing Open Source

Webinar, April 18, 2019
Flexera will present a complimentary webinar discussing the role of in-house and external counsel in managing open source software in the business environment.

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‘Man, That is a Lot of Money’: Why PG&E Spent at Least $84 Million on Lawyers

‘Man, That is a Lot of Money’: Why PG&E Spent at Least $84 Million on Lawyers

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The vast majority of the total legal payments — $75.7 million — went to Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

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After Years of Apologies for Customer Abuses, Wells Fargo CEO Suddenly Quits; GC Takes Over

After Years of Apologies for Customer Abuses, Wells Fargo CEO Suddenly Quits; GC Takes Over

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Wells Fargo general counsel C. Allen Parker will take over as interim president and chief executive of the company after the abrupt departure of chief executive Tim Sloan on Thursday.

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Biglaw Firm Sued for Role in $1.36B Grocery Chain Buyout

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The complaint alleges Cravath drafted the SEC filing “to procure stockholder approval and cover up prior wrongdoing,” and in doing so, pocketed $5.5 million in fees in what amounted to “a sham sale process.”

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Webinar: Is Your Whistleblower Program Effective?

Webinar: Is Your Whistleblower Program Effective?

Webinar, April 4, 2019
Studies show that effective internal whistleblower programs contribute to business success, including lower levels of litigation.

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Michael Best Adds Transactional Attorney Drew Whiting in Chicago

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Drew Whiting has joined Michael Best in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in Chicago.

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Foley Adds Transactions Partner Clyde Tinnen in Milwaukee

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Foley & Lardner LLP announced that Clyde Tinnen has joined the firm’s Business Law Department and Transactions Practice Group as a partner in the Milwaukee office.

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Economic Value Added: The Good, the Bad, and the Complex

Economic Value Added: The Good, the Bad, and the Complex

Webinar, March 21, 2019
While EVA (or Economic Value Added) is not new, it has been one of the more obscure financial performance metrics for incentive compensation, according to the NACD.

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Tesla’s General Counsel Lasts Only Two Months

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CNN reports that Tesla’s general counsel is leaving the company after just two months on the job — the latest in a series of executive departures at Elon Musk’s electric car company.

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Download: Top 10 Compliance Trends eBook

Download: Top 10 Compliance Trends eBook

Insight
The NAVEX publication shows how shifts in the workplace and regulatory environment bring to light the importance of authenticity and ethical practices.

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Download: How the GC Helps Build a Better Board

Download: How the GC Helps Build a Better Board

Insight
The NACD publication explains how a more participatory approach with the general counsel not only strengthens company leadership, but also reduces overall enterprise risk.

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Case Study: TIAA – A Legal Transformation With Technology, Process and People

Case Study: TIAA – A Legal Transformation With Technology, Process and People

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Brad Rogers was tasked with transforming the entire legal operations function for TIAA, a company managing more than $1 trillion in assets and serving more than 5 million active and retired employees by providing financial services to over 15,000 institutions in more than 50 countries.

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How One Legal Department Saw Success from an Internal Client Feedback Program

How One Legal Department Saw Success from an Internal Client Feedback Program

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A case study describes one legal department’s increased win-win with its internal clients through a client feedback program.

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Complimentary Webinar: Best Practices for Vendor Risk Profiling

Complimentary Webinar: Best Practices for Vendor Risk Profiling

Webinar, Feb. 6, 2019
A new NAVEX Global webinar will discuss how to find the right approach to third-party risk management by applying appropriate risk factors.

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Survey: Half of Legal Departments Work Without a Strategic Plan

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The largest legal departments were about three times more likely to admit planning challenges; 33 percent said they plan, but not very well, compared to 12 percent of the smallest teams and 7 percent of teams of 11 to 50.

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