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  • Defense Contracting

    January 2020

    Corporate Governance: The Unfiltered Truth

    By Carrie Penman
    Corporate governance and “long-termism” are key buzzwords in our modern fiduciary lexicon.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2019

    Companies Need Culture of Integrity

    By Steve Priest
    Compliance is not working; or at the very least, it is not working nearly as well as it should.
  • Ethics Corner

    November 2019

    Marijuana Laws Raise Issues for Contractors

    By Amy E. McDougal
    Recent years have brought a flurry of state legislation aimed at legalizing cannabis, or “marijuana.”
  • Defense Contracting

    September 2019

    Taking Corporate Compliance Programs Digital

    By Andrea Falcione
    It’s 2019, and compliance programs simply must keep up in the digital world. Consumers of content — compliance and otherwise — have heightened expectations in the digital age.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2019

    Compliance Guidance for Smaller Contractors

    By Brian E. Sweeney
    In April, the Department of Justice issued updated guidance regarding the evaluation of corporate compliance programs to assist prosecutors in deciding whether they were adequate and effective at the time of an offense, as well as at the time of a charging decision. It builds upon earlier guidance and provides further specificity as to the factors the department will consider in their evaluations.
  • Defense Contracting

    June 2019

    Complying with New Justice Dept Guidance

    By David B. Robbins and Peter Eyre
    In April, the Department of Justice Criminal Division updated its guidance document, “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” to help prosecutors evaluate a company’s program at the time of an offense, and at the time of resolution, for the purpose of making charging and settlement decisions, as well as determining whether post-resolution compliance obligations are necessary. There is new substance and nuance that deserves specific attention from contractors and action in the near term.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2019

    Reduce Risks in Overseas Third-Party Relationships (UPDATED)

    By Daniel M. Hartnett
    Small- and medium-sized defense companies face potentially significant legal, regulatory, financial and reputational risks when engaging with overseas third parties.
  • Defense Department

    April 2019

    Clarifying Export Control Internal Investigations

    By Usha Neelakantan and Daniel B. Pickard
    U.S. government contractors operating in the defense sector compete in a highly regulated and scrutinized market that is subject to investigation by federal enforcement agencies.
  • Defense Contracting

    March 2019

    Courts Narrow Liability for Retaliation Claims

    By Joseph Barton and Scott F.  Roybal
    Over the past year, several courts have limited the circumstances under which an employee may recover for violation of the federal False Claims Act’s anti-retaliation provision, which prohibits an employer from disciplining an employee who reports an FCA violation.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2019

    Get on Board with EU Data Regulation

    By Robert Bond
    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which came into force last year, is the most significant development in data protection law in the past 20 years.
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