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Employer’s Duty to Report Crimes: Trade Secrets & Computer Fraud

by:  Hayes Hunt and Jonathan Cavalier Over the past decade, many European countries have passed laws mandating that individuals and employers report criminal conduct.  In the United States, however, individuals are typically not required to report criminal conduct that they

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An Employer’s Duty to Report Crimes by Employees: Company-Owned Daycare Center

by:  Hayes Hunt and Jonathan Cavalier Over the past decade, many European countries have passed laws mandating that individuals and employers report criminal conduct.  In the United States, however, individuals are typically not required to report criminal conduct that they

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Employer’s Duty to Report Crimes: Employee Using a Personally-Owned iPad for Work Purposes

by:  Hayes Hunt and Jonathan Cavalier Over the past decade, many European countries have passed laws mandating that individuals and employers report criminal conduct.  In the United States, however, individuals are typically not required to report criminal conduct that they

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Judge Rakoff & S.E.C.’s Policy of Settling Without Admissions of Wrongdoing – “HALLOWED BY HISTORY, BUT NOT BY REASON”

By Hayes Hunt and Jonathan Cavalier Published in The Legal Intelligencer on March 21, 2012 “HALLOWED BY HISTORY, BUT NOT BY REASON” – Second Circuit Stays Judge Jed Rakoff’s Challenges to the S.E.C.’s Policy of Settling Without Admissions of Wrongdoing

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Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the High Seas of the Internet

By:  Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint Originally published in The Legal Intelligencer Last month, Congress quickly shelved the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) after incurring vocal public outrage led by web giants such as

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Corporate Search Warrant Protocol: Email to Employees

After publishing “Search Warrant Protocol – What Every Company Should Do to Prepare”, I received a number of requests for a sample notice-of-warrant email from a company to its employees.  Here you go: Our offices are being searched by law

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Search Warrant Protocol – What Every Company Should Do to Prepare

There are many ways by which the Government, federal or state, can appear at a company’s doorstep.  The most disruptive and unnerving is when government agents show up in the company’s lobby to serve and execute a search warrant.  Is

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Corporate Mutiny of the Whistleblower’s Bounty

  Recently, GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay $750 million to resolve criminal and civil charges brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ).  The case centered on the sale of contaminated products which were manufactured at a factory located in Puerto Rico. 

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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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