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PCAOB proposes important changes to audit reports
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board ("PCAOB") recently proposed new auditing standards that, if adopted, would substantially expand the


The future of admitting when settling SEC enforcement actions: some initial considerations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

Whether the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") should continue its longstanding policy of permitting enforcement action defendants to settle


Government's annual certification claims under the FCA take a hit in federal court in California in a case involving individual liability
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • November 8 2013

In a decision dated November 5, 2013, United States v. Reunion Mortgage, Inc., David Thayer and Kent Harvey, Case No. 13-02340 SBA (N.D. Ca.), a


New York State Department of Financial Services proposes comprehensive Bitcoin regulations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") recently became the first state regulator to propose a regulatory framework for the


FCPA year in review: 2014
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 6 2015

The biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") story of 2014 was that the cost of resolving an FCPA enforcement action has gone up. In a year in


Federal appellate court rules that the FCPA prohibits corrupt payments to certain foreign government-owned businesses
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

For the first time since the enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), a federal appellate court has defined what constitutes an


Outside directors fail to heed red flags and wind up in SEC hurricane
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 9 2011

The SEC recently sued three former outside directors of DHB Industries, alleging that the three were "willfully blind" to the company's fraudulent accounting practices


The Department of Financial Services: New York's newest financial regulator
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 7 2011

A new financial regulator recently opened its doors for business in New York and instantly became a formidable agency with broad regulatory powers, including the authority to bring both criminal and civil law enforcement actions


Chinese companies trading in U.S. face increased scrutiny by SEC, Congress, and private plaintiffs
  • Jones Day
  • China, USA
  • January 20 2011

Several Chinese companies brought onto public United States stock markets through reverse mergers with existing U.S. issuers have been the focus of recent investigations, enforcement actions, and private civil litigation


Ten questions every director should ask about FCPA compliance
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 22 2010

On August 8, 2010, the chairman of China North East Petroleum's audit committee, Robert Bruce, tendered his "noisy resignation" from the company's board of directors