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Weekly Roundup

A weekly roundup of HR, employment law, security, ethics & compliance articles that caught our attention over the past week.

Another busy week for the books! We’ve decided to expand the scope of our weekly article roundup to include topics such as human resources, employment law, security and breaking news. Here are some of the articles that caught our eye this week:

Ethics & Compliance

Fostering Compliance Across Your Company: Tom Fox, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog. This post focuses on key steps to take to enhance your company’s compliance program.

How Close Should You Come to Crossing the Line?: Doug Cornelius, Compliance Building blog, features a quote from Preet Bharara on the dangers of simply walking the line.

Resource Alert: FCPA.ME: Richard Cassin, FCPA Blog, has been hard at work putting together a new FCPA resource, FCPA.me. This resource is truly a one-stop shop for all things FCPA-related, please check it out!

HR & Employee Relations

Do I Really Need International Experience to be a Player in HR?: Kris Dunn for the Kinetix HR Blog, discusses the role of international experience and the impact it has on your HR career.

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In Search of the Perfect Performance Review: 5 Steps to Improve the Process:  Lance Haun for TLNT, discusses 5 steps to improve the performance review process.

Employment Law

Employers use social media but block it from employees:  Julie Wernau for the Chicago Tribune, reports on results from a survey conducted by global law firm Proskauer, that focused on social media use in the workplace and how misuse has been handled.


Citigroup Breach Triggers Congressional Response: Thomas Stockwell, Linoma Software blog, reports on how the massive Citigroup breach back in May has prompted members of US Congress to re-introduce legislation to penalize organizations that have fallen victim to hackers.

Breaking News

Ninth suspect arrested in News of the World probes: The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a 9th arrest has been made in connection to the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Australia may review media laws after News Corp scandal: Rob Taylor, Reuters, reports that the News of the World scandal could prompt the Australian government to review media laws.


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Article Published July 15, 2011

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