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Anti-Bribery and Corruption Risk Assessment Checklist
  • NAVEX Global (UK)
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 10 2017

With the introduction of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act, organisations must take corruption in business seriously. Given


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


Odebrecht and Braskem to Pay Record-Setting FCPA Penalty
  • Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP
  • Brazil, USA
  • January 4 2017

Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht S.A., and its affiliated petrochemical company, Braskem S.A., agreed to pay at least $3.2 billion combined to


CFPB Takes Action Against TransUnion and Equifax
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

On January 3, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Equifax, Inc., TransUnion, and their subsidiaries for


What Impact Will the New Trump Administration Have on State Attorney General Activity?
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

Some state Attorneys General are already expressing their intention to challenge the new Trump Administration ("Administration") as it moves to


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


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


Treasury Issues Final Regulations to Address Use of U.S. LLCs to Disguise Beneficial Ownership
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

On December 12th, the IRS issued final regulations requiring foreign-owned, single-member LLCs to disclose to the IRS their beneficial owners by


Q4 2016 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 9 2017

On December 8, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") released several new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations ("C&DIs"


CFPB Takes Action Against Two Law Firms for Debt Collection Violations
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

On January 9, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against two law firms and their president for alleged violations of