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Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, October 2016
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 17 2016

On 15 September 2016, the European Parliament resolved to adopt amendments to the European Commission's proposal for a new Prospectus Regulation to

The Yates Memo’s Illusory “Extraordinary Circumstances” Exception
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2016

Many of us in the white collar defense bar have written and spoken about the changes wrought by the Yates Memo, but one issue not receiving much

Audit Partner Violates Independence Rule in Way He Probably Never Expected
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2016

I've been thinking about these auditor independence cases (link is external) since the administrative orders were issued a few weeks ago. They're

The Financial Report, 13 October 2016, News from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 13 2016

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Salman v. United States, a case that could make clear what prosecutors need to prove in order

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

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

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

A comparative analysis of self-reporting and cooperation mechanisms under FCPA and Turkish Criminal Code
  • ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
  • Turkey, USA
  • October 17 2016

This year, Vimpelcom, a telecommunications company based in the Netherlands, has agreed to pay $397 million to US authorities to settle the charges

DOJ Issues Two Declination Letters Requiring Disgorgement
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • China, USA
  • October 7 2016

On September 29, 2016, the DOJ issued two declination letters concerning suspected FCPA violations, closing their investigations of two Texas-based

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