The Department of Justice-Criminal Division recently updated its internal guidance to federal prosecutors for evaluating corporate compliance programs. Despite the lack of major substantive changes, the updated guidance encourages prosecutors to take the risk profile of corporations into account when evaluating its compliance programs.
The Editors and Staff of The Temple 10-Q recognize that trying to stay abreast of COVID-19 analysis is like trying to sip water from a firehose: you can do it, but it is messy and not very efficient. In an effort to make this daunting task more manageable—and to provide an ongoing resource for business
Even during a time of crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, criminals and other unsavory individuals continue to prey on the vulnerable and look to use technology and fraudulent schemes to generate profit. Adding to already known nefarious actions, such as domain name cybersquatting and ransomware attacks, now trademarks are under increasing attack.
Temple Law alumni William Taylor (LAW ’06) outlines how the whistleblower immunity provision of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) can be used to develop a strategy for trade secret holders to mitigate the risk of incurring civil and criminal penalties stemming from the company’s alleged misconduct.