September 2021

Scrutiny on Foreign Influence Continues with Institutions in the “Hot Seat”

The Government’s increased scrutiny on potential foreign influence on U.S. based research remains in full force. While the federal government continues to prosecute individual scientists alleged to have received – and not disclosed – foreign support …

August 2021

Ways to Maintain Compliance with Regulations Concerning Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

Federal, state, and local agencies often have rules encouraging businesses to award contracts to disadvantaged business enterprises, women-owned businesses, or minority-owned businesses (referred to as “DBEs” here for convenience). Oftentimes, complyin…

A Robust Compliance Program Can Keep You Out of Trouble

Powerful compliance programs create systems that identify smaller infractions before they escalate and include ongoing education on best practices for employees. When compliance processes are working well, they touch all parts of your organization, from re…

Prevent Your Work Site From Becoming a White Collar Crime Scene

Public construction projects are the backbone of any community, paid for and overseen by the state or local government.  They provide infrastructure and jobs, boosting local economies. These kinds of projects are also subject to a slew of regulations that…

March 2021

Importance of Involvement: A Conversation with Michelle R. Peirce

Michelle R. Peirce is a Partner in Hinckley Allen’s Litigation group who devotes her time equally to white-collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation. She is the current President of the Women’s Bar Foundation and a past president of the Wome…

Navigating the Complex: A Conversation with Elizabeth J. McEvoy

Elizabeth McEvoy assists businesses and individuals in navigating complex, and often highly-regulated legal matters, both criminal and civil. Her experience includes negotiating pre-litigation resolutions, complex commercial litigation, and representing in…