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Key elements of a top-notch compliance program

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

In this era of increased regulation and transparency, companies must be proactive to ensure regulatory compliance and to protect their brand. To that

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

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

Plaintiffs’ lawyers continue to press new theories in executive compensation litigation with some success

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

Today, I want to mention an important case from June 2014, George Leon Family Trust v. Johnson & Johnson (D.N.J. 2014), that did not receive

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

Securities and corporate governance litigation quarterly - January 8, 2015

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

On December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit decided United States v. Newman, which vacated the convictions against two hedge fund managers Anthony

Recent DOJ actions provide insights for companies acquiring foreign businesses

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) successor liability in mergers and acquisitions was recently in the news with the late December 2014 guilty

2014 U.S. legal and regulatory developments

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

The following is our annual summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during 2014 of interest to Canadian companies and their

Responding to California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • 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

Avoid the quick fix: addressing government contracting ethical breaches that can destroy a business

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 19 2014

For the last 15 years, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has garnered the most "compliance" attention by companies and the media due to the