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Global equity compensation considerations in an inversion transaction

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • October 25 2014

An inversion transaction is a corporate restructuring under the terms of which an existing corporation moves its corporate headquarters from one

Clients & friends newsletter September 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Belgium, China, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela
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  • September 30 2014

In an unfortunate decision, the Brussels Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by a lower court denying the deductibility of stock option costs

Audit committee and auditor oversight update - September 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

On August 28, the SEC provided another piece of the puzzle in the well-publicized revitalization of its financial reporting enforcement program. The

Council of Institutional Investors reiterates request for audit partners to sign audit reports

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2014

According to an August 13, 2014 New York Times DealBook column entitled "Once Powerful, Mary Jo White's S.E.C. Is Seen as Sluggish and Ineffective,"

SEC files enforcement action based on internal control problems

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2014

On July 30, the SEC announced the filing of administrative actions against the CEOChairman and against the former CFO of QSGI, Inc., alleging that

CAQ field testing of PCAOB auditor report proposals highlights potential implementation challenges

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

On June 20, the Center for Audit Quality released the findings of its field testing of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s proposed

Public company directors at PCAOB roundtable express mixed views of proposed changes to the auditor’s report

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • May 13 2014

As described in the September 2013 Update, the PCAOB has proposed farreaching changes to the auditor's report. In early April, the Board held a

CAQ releases audit quality indicators

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2014

On April 24, the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) published a paper discussing potential audit quality indicators (AQIs) to enhance discussion between

SEC brings enforcement actions against two audit committee chairs

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

During March, the SEC brought enforcement actions against the audit committee chairs of two public companies -- AgFeed Industries and L&L Energy. Both

SEC Chief Accountant takes audit committees back to basics (and questions “fee-hunting”)

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • March 12 2014

In a February 22 presentation entitled "Back to Basics" at the annual SEC Speaks conference in Washington, SEC Chief Accountant Paul Beswick discussed