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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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Study: Most CCOs Don’t Review Incentive Risks

Study: Most CCOs Don’t Review Incentive Risks

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Matt Kelly of Radical Compliance writes about a new report from the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics finds that most chief compliance officers don’t review incentive-based compensation for possible misconduct risk.

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MDO Partners to Present on FCPA at SCCE Miami Regional Compliance & Ethics Conference

Event, May 5, 2017
MDO Partners will participate at the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) Miami Regional Compliance & Ethics Conference on May 5, 2017.

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16th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute Set in Las Vegas

16th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute Set in Las Vegas

Event, Oct. 15-18, 2017
More than 1,700 compliance professionals are expected to attend the 16th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute in Las Vegas Oct. 15-18, 2017.

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U.S. Investor, CEO Groups Set for Lobbying Battle Over Proxy Challenges

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A major business trade group’s request that the White House use its influence on the SEC to make it harder to get governance, political or environmental issues onto corporate ballots has a new opponent, Reuters reports.

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Michael Best Hires Senior Director of Affirmative Action Plans & Contractor Compliance

Michael Best Hires Senior Director of Affirmative Action Plans & Contractor Compliance

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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has added Maryelena Zaccardelli to its Washington, D.C. office as the firm’s Senior Director of Affirmative Action Plans & Contractor Compliance.

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Download: Eight Practices to Oversee Risk Effectively

Download: Eight Practices to Oversee Risk Effectively

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The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has published a complimentary executive summary of “Eight Key Practices for Overseeing Risk Management.”

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GCSG Launches a New Due Diligence Report Product for Businesses

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GCSG has created a due diligence report to help companies assess potential risks associated with their current and potential third party relationships.

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