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Keeping compliance authority responsible: Settlement of suit vs. MoneyGram’s CCO points to lessons

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Our guest blogger is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)®. Increased scrutiny for Chief Compliance Officers Compliance officers are facing increasing scrutiny from a variety of regulatory agencies. The Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission have announced their intention to hold companies accountable through the individuals involved.  As a result, many in… Continue Reading

Five reasons why lawyers should be thankful

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Last year at this time, we published this post on gratitude, and it resonated with a lot of lawyers.  Here it is again, slightly revised.  Have a grateful Thanksgiving holiday. Looking at the roiling current of world events, many of them dark and discouraging, can justifiably make us anxious and depressed.  Our times seem indelibly marked by war,… Continue Reading

Happy Holidays!

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The Law for Lawyers Today will be taking a short break over the Xmas holiday.  But we’ll be back on December 31 with our thoughts about the past year in Ethics World and predictions for 2016!… Continue Reading

Five reasons why lawyers should be thankful

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The world has been through dark things in the past couple weeks.  But here in the U.S., we will nonetheless sit down on Thanksgiving  Day with family and friends for a shared meal that is the proper antithesis — perhaps the strongest one — to hate, death and destruction. And while you are feeling generally grateful, you should know that academic… Continue Reading
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