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One Size Does Not Fit All: The Need for a Tailored Code of Conduct

Codes of Conduct are designed to set forth an organization’s values and principles, while detailing expectations for employees. In many ways, it is one of the most important documents an organization can develop. At times, when an employer decides it needs to develop a Code, it often asks counsel whether there is a sample Code … Continue Reading

Sentencing Commission Considering Changes to Penalties for White Collar Crime

After a long period of steadily increasing federal prison terms for economic crimes, the U.S. Sentencing Commission has announced that it is considering changes to the guidelines for calculating punishments for many white collar crimes.  On August 14, 2014, the Commission identified its policy priorities for the current cycle for proposing amendments to the federal … Continue Reading
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