Senator Feinstein’s Bill versus New York Laws

On January 24, United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA, D) introduced a Bill titled “Assault Weapons Ban of 2013,” which would ban specified firearms and [...]

January 26th, 2013|

Orchid Advisors at Shot Show Answering to NY Gun laws

The New York statutory environment changed on January 15th, and it changed quickly.  We awoke at 5am to news the NY Senate passed S.2230 late [...]

January 16th, 2013|

How Compliance Equates to a Corporate Culture of Caring

How Compliance Equates to a Corporate Culture of Caring Recent testimony from expert witnesses on compliance at a UCLA chemistry lab in a fire that [...]

December 12th, 2012|

Just What is a “Compliance Program?”

“Compliance program” is an often-used phrase that is easily repeated, even when the speaker has no clear understanding of what is being said. Compliance programs [...]

December 6th, 2012|

Hewlett Packard and Self Reporting

Through their program guidelines, “Our Standards of Business Conduct – Building Trust Together,” Hewlett Packard sets out its “The Headline Test.”  Quite simply, HP employees [...]

November 30th, 2012|

Step Right Up With your FCPA Violation

Step Right Up With your FCPA Violation Just a few days ago, we reported on our blog about the November 14 DOJ/SEC issuance of the [...]

November 27th, 2012|

Do You Have Your FCPA Game On?

On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice and the Securities & Exchange Commission issued a joint guidance document on the 1977 Foreign Corrupt Practices [...]

November 25th, 2012|

NACD Directorship 100 Nomination

Congratulations to a good friend and a great mentor. Repost "Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100  Author and thought leader joins leading [...]

November 17th, 2012|

US Attempts to Clarify [FCPA] Bribery Law

US Attempts to Clarify Bribery LawAs written in the November 15, Wall Street Journal, ".......bits of wisdom were revealed Wednesday in hotly anticipated guidance from the [...]

November 15th, 2012|