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Tarun’s ten commandments for conducting internal investigations
  • Control Risks
  • Global, USA
  • 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


Sub-prime: are accountants in the firing line?
  • RPC
  • Global, USA
  • November 29 2007

As sub-prime casualties begin to mount, John Bruce considers whether accountants and auditors could find themselves the target of litigation


The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods - Part 2
  • BoyarMiller
  • Global, USA
  • January 23 2012

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is an international treaty providing a uniform international sale law for buyers and sellers of goods with places of business in different Contracting States


Global whistleblower hotline toolkit: how to launch and operate a legally-compliant international workplace report channel
  • White & Case LLP
  • Global, USA
  • November 15 2011

As corporate social responsibility and business ethics continue to grab our attention, ever-more-sophisticated “best practices” and compliance strategies emerge


CEBS comments on accounting drafts
  • Dentons
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • October 8 2010

CEBS has commented on the US Financial Accounting Standards Board's exposure draft on accounting for financial instruments and the International Accounting Standards Board's draft on presentation of terms for "other comprehensive income"


Proposed changes to lease accounting could dramatically affect compliance and reporting under loan agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 25 2011

In August 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board proposed changes to generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") related to accounting for leases


Changes to fair-value reporting could impact valuations
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA, Global
  • August 19 2010

US and international accounting proposals are being circulated which could impact the way private equity, venture capital and other alternative private investment funds explain how they appraised an asset including real estate


FASB and the IASB announce delays in their completion of International Financial Reporting Standards convergence projects and the SEC announces roundtable on IFRS
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global, USA
  • April 25 2011

In April 2011, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) released a joint progress report regarding their convergence program for U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS


International standards to diverge from U.S. GAAP on withholding tax payments on stock options
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 10 2010

The International Financial Reporting Standards Interpretations Committee decided that it was unable to align the requirements of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 2, Share-based Payment, with U.S. GAAP on the accounting treatment of withholding tax payments on stock options


Can business innovation overcome data privacy fears?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA, Global
  • April 22 2010

Networked information has become the lifeblood of commerce and global competition as organizations turn to increasingly sophisticated technologies and processes for deriving critical patterns, forecasts and market opportunities from customer data and other business information