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On August 4, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held that legal pleadings can violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
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Like most statutes prohibiting discrimination, Title VII also outlaws retaliation so that individuals will not be inhibited from asserting claims under the statute. Thus, Title VII prohibits retaliation against anyone who opposes an act made unlawful by it. The question, therefore, becomes what constitutes opposition to a practice unlawful under Title VII and to whom may such opposition be addressed?
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It’s not often the DOJ announces a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement action via a one sentence statement in a press release about another enforcement action. 
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Few things in the law are as poorly defined as the distinction between independent contractors and employees. This will be the first post in a series dedicated to that distinction. 
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What do you do when the general contractor files for bankruptcy before paying your invoices? When you receive notice that a general contractor of a project that you have been involved with has filed for bankruptcy, you must immediately stop any actions you may have begun to collect unpaid invoices.
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This week I am presenting a series on hiring in the compliance industry based on interviews I did with Maurice Gilbert, the Managing Partner at Conselium Partners LP. These interviews will be broadcasted on my podcast site, fcpacompliancereport.com, my YouTube channel – FCPA Compliance and Ethics and on iTunes.
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What could WDBJ7-TV have done to prevent Wednesday morning’s tragic on-air murders? Unfortunately, probably not a thing. 
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Mediation has become an invaluable tool in large chapter 11 cases. Traditionally viewed as a means for resolving discrete disputes between a debtor’s estate and an adversary party, in recent years mediation in certain complex cases has evolved into a multi-party undertaking involving claimants from all levels of a debtor’s capital structure, with the ambitious goal of resolving the entire case through a consensual plan of reorganization.
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A new type of Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) class action is now being filed in volume. This trend is highly likely to continue, as the cases are being filed by a consumer class action firm that has filed hundreds of class actions under the Telephone...
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By Peter S. Vogel Since “99% of incident response and forensics is run through IT not counsel” businesses should follow Computerworld’s advice about managing cyberintrusions since “time is not a friend in any breach situation...
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Subcontractor non-compliance with prevailing wage laws is unfortunately not uncommon. But might that be covered by the General Contractor's insurance? 
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The Supreme Court of Washington filed 7 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals filed no new opinions on Thursday, August 27, 2015.
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