HOW TO INVESTIGATE #METOO ALLEGATIONS

A proper investigation requires a mixture of skill, experience, and patience. The fundamental rules: Be fair, thorough, and professional. One after another, reports involving allegations of sexual misconduct continue to be made public. Many of these reports follow a similar scenario—a middle-aged, executive-level man allegedly uses his power and influence to target, and sometimes sexually […]

THE BIRTH OF THE #METOO MOVEMENT

The following is an excerpt from a forthcoming book by E.F. Ferraro entitled: How to respond and recover when falsely accused of sexual assault or other serious misconduct in the new #MeToo world where men are guilty until proven innocent The #MeToo movement (or sometimes simply referred to as the MeToo movement), with its many […]

BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION ISSUES UPDATED FCRA MODEL DISCLOSURES

On September 8, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (“Bureau”) issued an interim final rule updating two model disclosures to reflect changes made to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by recent legislation. In May 2018, Congress passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which requires nationwide consumer reporting agencies to […]

SO WHAT THE HECK IS “FOLDERING” AND WHO CARES?

President Donald Trump has received no shortage of publicity or scrutiny. But the news of former campaign chairman Paul Manafort being ordered to jail last month made headlines. A judge jailed Manafort after prosecutors claimed he attempted to tamper with the testimony of two potential witnesses in a criminal case he faces involving a Ukraine-related […]

ASIS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES 2018 COMMISSION ON STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

ASIS International, the world’s largest association of security management professionals, is pleased to announce its 2018 Commission on Standards and Guidelines. The 28-member commission ensures the standards and guidelines development process is voluntary, nonproprietary, and consensus-based, utilizing the knowledge, experience, and expertise of ASIS members and the global security community. “This past year, the Commission […]