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International regulatory update - 9 - 13 February 2015

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, South Korea, USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

The EU Council's Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) has agreed the EU Council's negotiating stance on the proposed regulation on indices

Common mistakes, problems and concerns companies face during implementation and maintenance of corporate compliance programs

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2014

An effective corporate compliance program is an essential component of internal controls for uncovering and preventing ethical lapses and criminal

Tarun’s ten commandments for conducting internal investigations

  • Control Risks
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  • Global, USA
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  • May 29 2013

Since 2001, public companies have retained law firms to conduct over 3,000 internal investigations of suspected wrongdoing by executives or employees

SEC renews focus on insider trading in private company stock

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2011

On December 12, 2011, the SEC announced an enforcement proceeding that serves as a useful reminder that the federal laws against insider trading and misrepresentation apply as forcefully to private companies purchasing stock from employees and other shareholders as they do in the public company setting

Lessons learned how compliance officers can better protect their organizations

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2015

Any organization can have a few compliance policies and a code of conduct they have copied from the internet and say they have a compliance program

Compliance officers be prepared: combating corruption named a priority in President’s National Security Strategy

  • Roetzel & Andress
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

The White House issued its National Security Strategy (NSS) on February 6, 2015, the first one since 2010 and only the second from President Obama's

Responding to California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2012

Sweeping new legislation that went into effect in California earlier this year requires qualifying companies to detail and publicly disclose the nature and scope of their corporate compliance efforts to eliminate human trafficking, slavery and child labor from their global supply chains

The Second Circuit reinstates a securities fraud suit against Grant Thornton involving its audit of Winstar Communications’ 1999 financial statements

  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

On July 19, 2012, the Second Circuit vacated a district court order granting summary judgment in favor of Grant Thornton LLP (“GT”) in a securities fraud action arising from GT’s audit of Winstar Communications, Inc.’s 1999 financial statements

Top 10 topics for directors in 2015

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

U.S. public companies face a host of challenges as they enter 2015. Here is our list of hot topics for the boardroom in the coming year: Oversee

Second Circuit affirms district court dismissal of plaintiffs’ claims against companies alleged to have diverted money to Saddam Hussein’s regime in violation of customary international law and the Alien Tort Statute.

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • January 29 2015

Plaintiff-Appellants are a group of Iraqi women who were the victims of torture by agents of the Saddam Hussein regime or whose husbands were the