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Uber Hires Former Justice Department Lawyer as Compliance Chief

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The newly created role is designed to help Uber avoid the kinds of scandals and legal scrutiny that enveloped the business last year, reports Bloomberg.

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Webcast: Compliance and Contract Management

Webcast: Compliance and Contract Management

Webinar, June 27, 2018, 2 p.m. EDT
Compliance Week will present a webcast titled “Compliance and Contract Management – The Right People, Process & Technology” to highlight effective strategies and considerations to maintain compliance with contractual agreements in the U.S. and abroad.

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Facebook Could Face Record Fine, Say Former FTC Officials

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Facebook could face fines of $1 billion or more for the company’s mishaps with user data, says the former head of the FTC’s bureau of consumer protection.

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Facebook Privacy Scandal Unleashes Nationwide ‘Litigation Swarm’

Facebook Privacy Scandal Unleashes Nationwide ‘Litigation Swarm’

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Damages could be substantial for shareholders, with one group of investors estimating that at least $50 billion in the company’s market capitalization has been wiped out as a result of the disclosure, Bloomberg Technology reports.

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Webinar: How Solid is Your Whistleblower Program?

Webinar: How Solid is Your Whistleblower Program?

Webinar, April 10, 2018, 1 p.m. EDT
Webinar participants will hear new insights from the 2018 Ethics & Compliance Hotline & Incident Management Benchmark Report.

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Webinar Recording Available on SEC Cybersecurity Guidance

Webinar Recording Available on SEC Cybersecurity Guidance

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Hunton & Williams LLP has posted an on-demand webinar discussing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recently released cybersecurity guidance.

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Judge Dismisses Exxon’s Lawsuit, Letting Multi-State Fraud Investigation Continue

Judge Dismisses Exxon’s Lawsuit, Letting Multi-State Fraud Investigation Continue

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A U.S. district judge in New York on Thursday dismissed Exxon’s lawsuit claiming officials in New York and Massachusetts conspired with environmental groups in planning the securities-fraud probe.

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Barclays Wins Its DOJ Gamble With $2 Billion Mortgage Settlement

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Two former executives at the bank also settled Thursday and agreed to pay $2 million to resolve claims without admitting wrongdoing.

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The Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act: Understanding Federal Domestic Preference Requirements

The Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act: Understanding Federal Domestic Preference Requirements

On-Demand
PilieroMazza has posted an on-demand webinar discussing compliance with new laws requiring or providing a preference for the purchase of goods, products, or materials produced in the United States.

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U.S. Supreme Court Wrestles With Microsoft Data Privacy Fight

U.S. Supreme Court Wrestles With Microsoft Data Privacy Fight

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The case began when Microsoft balked at handing over a criminal suspect’s emails stored in Microsoft computer servers in Dublin in a drug trafficking case, Reuters reports.

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Why GE is Making a Dramatic Overhaul to Its Board of Directors

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GE announced an overhaul to its board that included the departure of eight directors, the nomination of three new members and an eventual change next year in its independent lead director, The Washington Post reports.

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NACD Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters

NACD Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters

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The NACD has published its 2018 Governance Outlook, providing perspective on the trends, issues, and risks that will command the board’s attention this year.

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FTI Consulting’s Advice from Counsel Study Examines Data Privacy and Security

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Fortune 1000 corporations worry about budget, GDPR compliance, data security and other information fovernance initiatives, according to the 12th Advice from Counsel study from FTI Consulting, Inc.

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Learn How to Address & Prevent Harassment – Online Master Class

Learn How to Address & Prevent Harassment – Online Master Class

Online event, Feb. 28, 2018, 11:30 a.m. EST
NAVEX Global will conduct its first-ever online master class when it presents “Addressing & Preventing Sexual Harassment.”

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Sexual Harassment Roundtable: Practical Guidance for Employers

Webinar, March 1, 2018, 1 p.m. EST
Sexual harassment continues to be a significant workplace problem that has moved front and center with continuing prime-time media coverage.

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Wynn Resorts Board Sued for Failing to Investigate Chief Executive

Wynn Resorts Board Sued for Failing to Investigate Chief Executive

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The case is a derivative lawsuit, meaning any damages paid by Wynn and the other board members who are named defendants would be paid to Wynn Resorts, not directly to investors, according to Reuters.

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Corporate Anticorruption Compliance Programs: 10 Questions Every Board Director Should Ask

Corporate Anticorruption Compliance Programs: 10 Questions Every Board Director Should Ask

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Corporate board members have particularly important roles to play in overseeing compliance and anticorruption programs in place at the companies they serve, according to a white paper by Jones Day.

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Download: How to Prepare Your Business for 2018 GDPR Requirements

Download: How to Prepare Your Business for 2018 GDPR Requirements

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In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect, requiring companies that do business in Europe to adjust their strategies for data management.

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Timing of $24 Million Stock Sale by Intel CEO Draws Scrutiny

Timing of $24 Million Stock Sale by Intel CEO Draws Scrutiny

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The sales reduced the CEO’s holdings in company stock by 50 percent to the minimum number of shares he’s required to own, according to Intel corporate policy.

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Uber Ex-GC Involved in Data-Hiding System to Foil Police Raids: Sources

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Bloomberg, citing three people with knowledge of the system, reports that, between spring 2015 until late 2016, Uber used a system designed to thwart police raids in foreign countries.

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