The baseball season is upon us and the Houston Astros
have opened with their worst start since 1983. At 3-9, things may be looking a
bit bleak for the hometown heroes. However several sportswriters have pointed
out that the 1983 team ended up with a winning record, at 85-77. Things may be
This article concludes our series on what we believe to be
the Top 3 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases in the first half of 2010.
We have reviewed the facts surrounding each matter to come up with lessons that
the FCPA compliance professional might use to assist putting forward a FCPA compliance...
On Friday, Hewlett-Packard fired its CEO because he
violated the company's code of conduct. Mark Hurd had submitted inaccurate
That sounds like a good message from the Board. Anyone
can be fired for violating the code.
However, Mr. Hurd was given a severance package that...
Just how important is "Tone at the Top"? Conversely, what
does it say to middle management when upper management practices the age old
parental line of "Don't do as I act; Do as I say"? We wondered about this
age old question as we read the Saturday's edition of the New...
One of the more enjoyable aspects of a baseball
season is its length. The fortunes of a team can ebb and flow over the course
of a 162 games season. So even if a team starts out abysmally, it can pick
things up over the course of the spring and summer and give some hope to the
team in September and...