All #MeToo articles

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    The ‘Weinstein Clause’: M&A deals in the #MeToo era

    2018-10-12T13:45:00Z

    A CW analysis identified 15 M&A deals over the past eight months in which firms protected themselves in writing from sexual harassment allegations. Known as the “Weinstein Clause,” these protections still don't address the heart of the matter: corporate culture.

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    Lessons from Wynn Resorts’ sexual harassment scandal

    2018-08-28T10:00:00Z

    Companies looking for a case study in how to respond (and how not to respond) when allegations of sexual harassment arise, as well as what corporate governance practices put a company at greater legal risk, should look to Wynn Resorts.

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    All eyes on the CBS board of directors

    2018-08-07T16:30:00Z

    The role of the board of directors in a best practices compliance program takes on even more importance when senior management engages in recalcitrant conduct. It remains to be seen if the CBS board will step up in a time of crisis.

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    Ethics training in the #MeToo era

    2018-07-25T12:15:00Z

    NAVEX Global’s 2018 Ethics & Compliance Training Benchmark Report shows how the #MeToo movement has altered the ethics and compliance landscape in drastic ways.

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    Corporate activism from the CECO perspective

    2018-07-25T09:15:00Z

    CEOs and boards of directors have been hailed for their responsiveness to a spate of recent scandals, but one prominent compliance executive argues there’s another critical voice behind these decisions: the chief ethics and compliance officer.

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    NAVEX Global offers free sexual harassment prevention training

    2018-06-28T12:30:00Z

    Ethics and compliance software and services firm NAVEX Global now offers a free online awareness and training video series designed to help organizations focus on preventing sexual harassment and effecting positive changes in workplace culture.

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    Preventing and responding to harassment must involve both HR and compliance

    2018-05-24T11:45:00Z

    An expert panel at CW 2018 shared best practices on how to address expectations concerning employee behavior, how to properly respond when allegations of sexual harassment arise, and how to communicate with senior leaders and the board on the importance of preemptive action.

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    With harassment reports rising, it’s important to respond the right way

    2018-04-17T10:45:00Z

    Rising harassment reports in the wake of the #MeToo movement is highlighting best practices forn how compliance should react to these allegations.

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    Some troubling questions at Morgan Stanley

    2018-03-29T08:00:00Z

    Allegations of domestic violence against one of Morgan Stanley's top producers raise larger questions about the firm's code of conduct, internal investigations, and compliance standards.