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By Alexis Ronickher and Matthew LaGarde This article first appeared in Security Magazine on April 28, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to convert all or nearly all their employees to remote work in efforts to continue operating. While many companies had remote work capabilities in place before, few had...
Alexis Ronickher ©2020 Published in GPSolo, Vol. 37,No. 2, March/April 2020, by the American Bar Association.Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system...
This article was first published in Corporate Compliance Insights by Michael Filoromo and Zac Arbitman of Youman & Caputo, LLC. Compliance officers eligible to participate in the SEC and CFTC whistleblower programs must navigate strict rules. Speaking up always carries risk, but – as Michael Filoromo and Zac Arbitman...
This article was first published in Corporate Complaince Insights by Michael Filoromo and Zac Arbitman of Youman & Caputo, LLC. Whistleblower award programs established by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) hit their strides in 2018. Less than a decade after its...
This article was first published in Bloomberg Law's Insights section. Introduction The opioid crisis has ravaged the United States for years, and law enforcement and regulators continue to seek ways to combat the misuse and overprescribing of these drugs. But private whistleblowers, with the assistance of the U.S. Department...
The following is an article written by Jessica Westerman that appeared in Bloomberg Law, as an extension of her blog for Katz Banks Kumin's Employment Law Blog. Not all employees who face bullying in the workplace have actionable sexual harassment claims against their employers. Screaming bosses, coworkers who intentionally...
Katz Banks Kumin Partner Alexis Ronickher published an article in Corporate Compliance Insights on October 10, 2017 entitled “SEC Issues Statement on Cybersecurity.” Click here to view the article on the CCI website, or read the full text of the article below. High-profile data breaches seem to come fast and frequently...
Katz Banks Kumin Associate Harini Srinivasan published an article in Corporate Compliance Insights on September 20, 2017 entitled “AG Sessions Vows To Continue Enforcement Of FCPA.”  Click here to view the article on the CCI website, or read the full text of the article below. AG Sessions Vows to Continue...
Katz Banks Kumin partner Lisa Banks and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an article in the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law entitled, "Changing Definitions of Sex under Title VII." In the article, Ms. Banks and Ms. Alejandro discuss how interpretation of Title VII's clause prohibiting employment discrimination "...
Katz Banks Kumin partner Lisa Banks and associate Mehreen Rasheed coauthored an article for Corporate Compliance Insights (CCI) entitled, "Wells Fargo Complaints Show Flaws in Federal Whistleblower Program."  In the article published on December 9, 2016, Ms. Banks and Rasheed discussed how the recent Wells Fargo...

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