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Business Law Practice

Case Study: Finding a Business Litigator

There are so many kinds of law in our society that attorneys often develop specialties. And, that’s good – a person with a specific legal problem wants lawyers who know what they are doing. Life, however, is unpredictable, and when people get into disputes they can’t resolve on their own, those disputes may touch on […]

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Colorado Court Ruling Clarifies Statute Of Limitations for Conservation Easement Credit

The statute of limitations for reviewing the validity and value of conservation easement tax credits is limited to four years from the time a taxpayer initially claims the credit, decided the Colorado Court of Appeals… View here

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Legal Considerations for Starting a New Business

Develop a business plan. Your business plan is a roadmap for your business that provides both you and your financial backers with key information as to what your business is going to do and how it will operate. Your business plan is a work in progress that should evolve over time and be influenced by […]

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Compliance, Internal Investigations & Corporate Defense Practice

DOJ’s FCPA Enforcement Plan and Guidance: Is It Anything New?

An analysis of the new Enforcement Plan, including DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program. Download the article here.

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Foreign Agents and Partners: Blessing or Curse to International Business?

Inadequate anti-corruption compliance measures can subject a company to both civil and criminal liability for third-party corruption, as well as seriously tarnish its brand. Download the article here.

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RiskAverter

Learn more about RiskAverter, a third-party due diligence risk assessment solution developed by Jim Lord here.

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The End of Check the Box Anti-Corruption Compliance: Examining ISO and DOJ Guidance

The International Organization for Standardization’s ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery Management Systems) and DOJ’s guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs released in September 2016 and February 2017, respectively, highlight the need for organizations to develop and maintain an effective and robust program for identifying, evaluating and addressing bribery risk (including third-party risk). Download the article […]

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The New Anti-Corruption Compliance & Ethics Handbook for Business

In November 2013, the World Bank and its partners released the Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance Handbook for Business (the Handbook), which was developed “by companies for companies” and discusses industry best practices in the anti-corruption compliance area. Download the article here.

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The Yates Memo: Friend or Foe to Compliance Officers?

Last month, newly appointed Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Sally Quillian Yates spoke at New York University (NYU) School of Law about the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ongoing focus on individual prosecutions. Download the article here.

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Third Party Risk Mitigation

James M. Lord, RiskAverter’s Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel, spoke on a panel at the University of Denver recently about “How to Reduce the Cost of Vetting Third Parties While Still Conducting Effective Due Diligence to Mitigate Risk.”

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Construction Law Practice

Colorado’s Construction Trust Statute

The Colorado Construction Trust Statute, C.R.S. §38-22-127 (Trust Statute) is an extremely powerful tool in construction disputes. The Trust Statute provides that a general contractor or subcontractor that has received monies for work on a construction project must use those monies on that particular project. If the general contractor or subcontractor uses the money paid […]

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Insurance Recovery for Problems on a Construction Project

There are many opportunities for problems, accidents and disputes on a construction project.  The various parties on a construction project, however, often do not ensure that they are adequately covered by insurance, do not timely notify their carrier of a claim, and do not aggressively pursue insurance recovery. There are many types of insurance products […]

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Mechanic’s Liens in Colorado

In today’s economy owners and developers of private construction projects are failing at an alarming rate to make timely payment to contractors, subcontractors and suppliers that they employ. One of the most effective tools to secure collateral and payment in such instances is the mechanic’s lien. With certain exceptions, the Colorado Mechanic’s Lien Act requires […]

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Criminal Defense & White Collar Practice

DOJ’s FCPA Enforcement Plan and Guidance: Is It Anything New?

An analysis of the new Enforcement Plan, including DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program. Download the article here.

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Foreign Agents and Partners: Blessing or Curse to International Business?

Inadequate anti-corruption compliance measures can subject a company to both civil and criminal liability for third-party corruption, as well as seriously tarnish its brand. Download the article here.

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The End of Check the Box Anti-Corruption Compliance: Examining ISO and DOJ Guidance

The International Organization for Standardization’s ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery Management Systems) and DOJ’s guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs released in September 2016 and February 2017, respectively, highlight the need for organizations to develop and maintain an effective and robust program for identifying, evaluating and addressing bribery risk (including third-party risk). Download the article […]

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THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH –THE FACTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSUMERS

THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH – THE FACTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSUMERS   By David Aschkinasi   The September 7 disclosure by Equifax that its databases with consumer information had been breached by unknown parties has created significant concerns among large segments of American society. It is the basis for lawsuits by individuals and investigations by […]

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The New Anti-Corruption Compliance & Ethics Handbook for Business

In November 2013, the World Bank and its partners released the Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance Handbook for Business (the Handbook), which was developed “by companies for companies” and discusses industry best practices in the anti-corruption compliance area. Download the article here.

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The Yates Memo: Friend or Foe to Compliance Officers?

Last month, newly appointed Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Sally Quillian Yates spoke at New York University (NYU) School of Law about the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ongoing focus on individual prosecutions. Download the article here.

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Third Party Risk Mitigation

James M. Lord, RiskAverter’s Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel, spoke on a panel at the University of Denver recently about “How to Reduce the Cost of Vetting Third Parties While Still Conducting Effective Due Diligence to Mitigate Risk.”

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Environmental Law Practice

Conservation Easements

Colorado has become a battleground in the hotly contested conservation easement arena. The IRS has targeted landowners that donated conservation easements to land trusts in exchange for a federal tax deduction. The IRS is claiming that the donated conservation easements were overvalued or improperly taken altogether. Now, the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) has disallowed […]

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Recovery for Those Impacted by Pollution

A toxic tort lawsuit is brought against an individual or company for their inattention to pollution they have created that has caused personal injury or property damage. If the carelessness of another party has led to the contamination of your property or made you sick, you may have the right to pursue damages. At Glade […]

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Real Estate Law Practice

Colorado Court Ruling Clarifies Statute Of Limitations for Conservation Easement Credit

The statute of limitations for reviewing the validity and value of conservation easement tax credits is limited to four years from the time a taxpayer initially claims the credit, decided the Colorado Court of Appeals… View here

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