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Hand Vein Authentication Bolsters Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

Notorious frauds at many Global Fortune Companies highlight the importance of internal controls. In spite of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX or


Common mistakes, problems and concerns companies face during implementation and maintenance of corporate compliance programs
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

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


Myanmar Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Global, Myanmar, USA
  • January 5 2017

On 30 March 2016, president Htin Kyaw was sworn in and a new civilian government took office. This marked the end of a transitional period of nearly


Doing Business in the United Kingdom: A Brief Guide for U.S. Corporations
  • Vedder Price PC
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 27 2017

The United Kingdom is one of the favored locations for U.S. businesses to set up their first base in Europe. As a result of its history, the UK has


SEC renews focus on insider trading in private company stock
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • 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


Federal court to rule on challenge to use of former officer's interview statements in corporate internal investigation
  • Calfee Halter & Griswold LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

In a criminal case alleging multimillion-dollar securities and accounting fraud brought against the former Executive Vice President of Sales of Carter’s Inc., a Georgia federal court is poised to determine whether allegedly incriminating statements given in the course of interviews that were part of an internal investigation conducted by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with the assistance of outside counsel and forensic accountants should be admitted as evidence against him in his upcoming trial


The Demise of Valeant Pharmaceuticals: A Case Study in Rotten Culture and Business Ethics
  • Volkov Law Group
  • USA
  • April 3 2016

Showing my age again, Woody Allen’s Take the Money and Run included a hilarious scene when Woody’s parents wearing Groucho Marx glasses talk about


The Yates Memo - DOJ Issues Questions and Answers: Question 4 (Part 2)
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

This is the second of two posts relating to FAQ No. 4. In a previous post, we addressed the DOJ’s response to FAQ No. 4 regarding voluntary


Recent U.S. Government Actions Highlight the Inherent Risk to U.S. and Foreign Companies Doing Business in Lebanon
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • Lebanon, USA
  • March 31 2017

Last week, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the settlement of a civil fraud suit against American University


What Companies Should Know About the New ISO Anti-Bribery Standard
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • Global, USA
  • August 9 2016

Global companies in the United States have an uneasy relationship with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Most recognize that corruption can be