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April 8, 2013

Where Have You Gone Dennis Kozlowski? Third Circuit Dismisses Tyco Employee’s Whistleblower Claim Over Excessive Corporate Spending

Where Have You Gone Dennis Kozlowski? Third Circuit Dismisses Tyco Employee’s Whistleblower Claim Over Excessive Corporate Spending On February 2, 2016, the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a long-running SOX whistleblower suit filed by Jeffrey Wiest, a former accounts payable manager for Tyco Electronics. The decision is the first in which the Third Circuit […]

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April 6, 2013

OPM and Where The Lines Are

OPM and Where The Lines Are The recent hacking of the sensitive personal information of millions of American public servants at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) points out a noteworthy distinction in how the U.S. government views some types of cybersecurity breaches for which foreign governments allegedly are responsible.   In the face of […]

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April 6, 2013

2015 Legislative Changes to Florida’s Limited Liability Company Act

2015 Legislative Changes to Florida’s Limited Liability Company Act During the 2015 legislative session, the Florida legislature adopted amendments to Chapter 605 of the Florida Statutes. Chapter 605 is the Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act (Florida Revised LLC Act). The bill containing the amendments to Chapter 605 was signed by Governor Scott on June […]

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April 5, 2013

Six Regulatory Agencies Issue Joint Final Diversity and Inclusion Standards

Six Regulatory Agencies Issue Joint Final Diversity and Inclusion Standards Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Act required all agencies subject to Dodd-Frank, including the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB), to create an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) to develop standards to assess the diversity and inclusion efforts of entities subject to regulation […]

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