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Download: Legal Benchmarks for Compliance Program Success

Download: Legal Benchmarks for Compliance Program Success

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The new Navex report includes best-practice recommendations and discusses how legal departments view compliance training, third-party due diligence and policy and procedure management.

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New Uber GC to Staff: Cut Out the Surveillance

New Uber GC to Staff: Cut Out the Surveillance

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Just days into his new job as chief legal officer at Uber, Tony West sent an email to the firm’s security team telling them to stop any competitive intelligence projects that included surveilling individuals, reports Recode.

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Law Department Operations Survey Report & Webinar

Law Department Operations Survey Report & Webinar

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Blickstein Group, in cooperation with Consilio, has surveyed hundreds of law departments solely on the operations function to provide benchmarks that are useful to all law departments.

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SEC Hires General Counsel From Company Under Investigation

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The state attorney general has been investigating TIAA’s mutual fund and annuity sales practices following a whistleblower complaint filed by TIAA with the SEC, according to The Global Legal Post.

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Webinar: Legal Insights into Ethics & Compliance

Webinar: Legal Insights into Ethics & Compliance

Webinar, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
NAVEX Global will present a webinar to launch a new role-based Ethics & Compliance Benchmark Report for Legal Professionals.

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Silicon Valley Software Startup, Ex-CEO Fined Nearly $1M

Silicon Valley Software Startup, Ex-CEO Fined Nearly $1M

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Zenefits will pay a $430,000 penalty and the co-founder/former chief executive has been fined more than $533,000, Reuters reports.

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Invitation: 2017 Ethics and Compliance Virtual Conference

Invitation: 2017 Ethics and Compliance Virtual Conference

Event, Nov. 9, 2017
More than 4,000 legal, audit and compliance professionals are expected for the 2017 Ethics & Compliance Virtual Conference, a free, virtual conference that can be access online.

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Equifax Breach Caused by Lone Employee’s Error, Former CEO Says

Equifax Breach Caused by Lone Employee’s Error, Former CEO Says

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The Equifax data breach happened because a single employee failed to implement software fixes, the company’s former chief executive told members of Congress.

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Yerra Conference Europe for In-House Legal & Compliance

Event, Oct. 11, 2017, London
The 5th Annual Yerra Conference Europe will be an exclusive event for legal, IP, eDiscovery and compliance professionals.

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Announcing LawGeex 4.0 – Contract Review Automation

Announcing LawGeex 4.0 – Contract Review Automation

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LawGeex combines machine learning algorithms and text analytics to quickly review and approve everyday contracts, helping businesses answer the question “Can I sign this?”

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Register for the Innoxcell Annual Symposium – USA Series

Register for the Innoxcell Annual Symposium – USA Series

Event, Oct. 12, San Francisco
The Innoxcell Annual Symposium 2017 USA Series (IAS) scheduled for Oct. 12 in San Francisco focuses on USA – Asia Cross Border Litigation and Investigation matters.

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Phones for VW Lawyer, Emissions Tester Were Lost or Wiped Clean

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The GC of VW Group of America at the time reported he lost his phone while en route to Los Angeles International Airport on Dec. 1, 2015, according to the records.

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DOJ Investigating Whether Uber Violated Foreign-Bribery Laws

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The privately-held ride-hailing giant is being investigated for possibly violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, reports Business Insider.

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VW Engineer Sentenced to 40-Month Prison Term in Diesel Case

VW Engineer Sentenced to 40-Month Prison Term in Diesel Case

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A federal judge in Detroit sentenced former engineer James Liang to 40 months in prison for his role in Volkswagen AG’s multiyear scheme to sell diesel cars that generated more pollution than U.S. clean air rules allowed, Reuters is reporting.

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Compliance Training: Effective Enough to Avoid the Headlines?

Compliance Training: Effective Enough to Avoid the Headlines?

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NAVEX Global has produced a new ethics and compliance benchmark report that provides key statistics to measure and prove the value of educating employees on the right topics.

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Is Your Compliance Training Program Working Hard Enough?

Is Your Compliance Training Program Working Hard Enough?

Webinar, July 27, 1 p.m. EDT
Navex Global will present a complimentary webinar outlining the state of compliance training in 2017. The event will be Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 10 a.m. Pacific time/1 p.m. Eastern time.

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Nasdaq and Center for Board Excellence Announce Partnership

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Nasdaq will be offering the Center for Board Excellence’s products through the Directors’ Desk and BoardVantage platforms. This will allow Nasdaq customers to access CBE’s EnGauge platform services such as Directors’ & Officers’ Questionnaires, Board and CEO Assessments, and other compliance and Assessment related products and services, through their Nasdaq board portals.

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How to Make the Case for a Smaller Law Firm to Your Board

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With a smaller law firm, seasoned attorneys are the norm, rather than the associates who typically handle day-to-day business for the big law firms, writes Norm Finkel of Schoenberg, Finkel, Newman and Rosenberg, LLC.

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Compliance Expert Janice G. Jacobs Joins Berkeley Research Group

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Berkeley Research Group announced that Janice Jacobs, a managing director in the firm, has joined Edward Buthusiem and Katherine Norris in BRG’s Healthcare Corporate Compliance and Risk Management practice.

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Benchmarking Your Policy & Procedure Management Program in 2017

Event, May 25, 1 p.m. EDT
NAVEX Global will present a complimentary webinar announcing the recent results from its new Ethics and Compliance Policy & Procedure Management Benchmark Report on May 25.

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