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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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Webinar: #MeToo is Transforming Corporate Governance

Webinar: #MeToo is Transforming Corporate Governance

Webinar, April 23
In this free, one hour webinar, Berkeley Law professor Amelia Miazad will analyze how the #MeToo movement has impacted foundational aspects of corporate governance.

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Federal Judge Sets April 4 Hearing for Elon Musk Contempt Case

Federal Judge Sets April 4 Hearing for Elon Musk Contempt Case

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A federal judge in New York will hear oral arguments next week in a lawsuit brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that seeks to hold Tesla CEO Elon Musk in contempt for violating a settlement deal, according to a CNN report.

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Event: Digital Transformation in Corporate Legal Departments

Event: Digital Transformation in Corporate Legal Departments

Event, April 3, 2019
Morae Global and SimpleLegal will present a breakfast and a panel discussion offering a practical look at digital transformation in corporate legal departments.

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Implementing the New Revenue Recognition Standard – What Private Companies Need to Do Now

Insight
With the effective date for the new revenue standard fast approaching, many private companies have still not taken important steps towards implementation, writes Robert S. Miller, CPA, CFE, partner, Samet & Company, PC.

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Hospital System Fires General Counsel Amid Alleged Compliance Violations

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The Broward Health board fired its general counsel Lynn Barrett as the taxpayer-supported health system continues to struggle after a series of state and federal investigations related to alleged overspending, kickbacks and open-government law violations, reports Modern Healthcare.

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Supreme Court Weighs Google Settlement That Paid Class Members Nothing

Supreme Court Weighs Google Settlement That Paid Class Members Nothing

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“How can you say that it makes any sense?” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. asked a lawyer for the members of the class.

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Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad Resigns Amid Scandal

NEWS
Zenefits cofounder Parker Conrad resigned as CEO and as a director of the company, according to a Forbes report, as questions are being raised about the steps Conrad took to put Zenefits into hypergrowth – including flouting laws about who is allowed to sell insurance.

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Wells Fargo to Pay $1.2B Federal Mortgage Settlement

NEWS
The government had accused the banking company of ‘reckless’ underwriting practices that led to thousands of federally-insured loans defaulting.

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Home Health Provider Hit With $238,900 HIPAA Penalty

NEWS
This case marks only the second time that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has imposed civil monetary penalties for a HIPAA violation.

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Information Governance Hard to Achieve, Worth Effort to Protect Data

Article
Information governance is a goal worth pursuing to protect the privacy of sensitive data and ensure organizations can meet discovery requests.

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The Five Top Compliance Related Events of 2015

Article
Even though the number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions dropped during 2015, there were several significant lessons for the compliance practitioner, writes Thomas Fox.

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