Due Diligence

5 Measures to Help Prevent Construction Fraud
Date: February 8, 2017

Construction Dive—Elan Parra, Managing Director of Lemire LLC, provides recommendations and describes important steps that construction companies should take to protect themselves against fraud, waste and corruption.

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“You Have Been Served”: Putting Together a Protocol to Prepare for the Unexpected
Date: January 5, 2017

Inside, a publication of the New York State Bar Association—Katherine Lemire, President of Lemire LLC, writes for the New York State Bar Association about establishing corporate best practices in responding to subpoenas.

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This Firm Will Monitor Compliance with New York’s MWBE Law
Date: May 17, 2016

Albany Business Review—Lemire LLC has been engaged by the Battery Park City Authority to monitor for compliance with New York State minority- and woman-owned businesses contracting laws. Katherine Lemire, President of Lemire LLC, comments on some fraudulent schemes that occur in MWBE contracting.

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Criminal Background Checks: What’s Legal for Employers?
Date: April 21, 2016

Business News Daily—Elan Parra, Managing Director of Lemire LLC, explains to Business News Daily how federal regulations and local "ban-the-box" legislation impact what and when employers can ask during the hiring process.

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Lemire LLC Selected by Battery Park City Authority to Review MWBE Contractors
Date: April 21, 2016

Lemire LLC announced today that it has been awarded a contract to conduct compliance reviews of minority- and woman-owned business enterprises engaged as prime contractors and subcontractors by the Battery Park City Authority.

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As MWBE Support Rises, Calls Grow for Tougher Action on Fraud
Date: February 11, 2016

City & State—Katherine Lemire, President and Founder of Lemire LLC, shares with City & State signs of fraud uncovered while conducting compliance reviews of state contracts with minority- and women-owned business enterprises.

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New York City Moves to Sharply Restrict the Use of Credit Checks
Date: April 20, 2015

Last week, New York City legislators moved to restrict the use of credit checks on prospective employees. The New York City Council passed the bill with the intent to reduce discriminatory practicing in hiring.

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City Set to Approve Contract for Pre-K Background Checks
Date: July 14, 2014

Capital New York—The New York City Department of Education engaged Lemire LLC to screen pre-kindergarten vendors in connection with New York City's "Universal Pre-K" initiative.

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