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Cornerstone decision is reversed by Delaware Supreme Courtno “automatic inference” of disloyalty by disinterested directors charged with fiduciary duty violations in controller transactions
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In a move consistent with the Delaware courts' recent general inclination for early dismissal of M&A related litigation, the Delaware Supreme Court

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

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

Anti-corruption compliance & your supply chain
  • Braumiller Law Group
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

A key part of any multinational company's compliance program includes complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other foreign

Foreign bribery update April 2015
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, China, South Korea, USA
  • April 15 2015

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation

Responding to California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2012

Sweeping new legislation that went into effect in California earlier this year requires qualifying companies to detail and publicly disclose the nature and scope of their corporate compliance efforts to eliminate human trafficking, slavery and child labor from their global supply chains

What’s next for 2015
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2015

Over the past several years, data security breaches have hit a broad array of industries -retail, financial, entertainment, health care. Universities

Paypal, Schlumberger Holdings enforcement actions highlight need for effective implementation of compliance programs
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

Recent enforcement actions against PayPal, Inc. ("PayPal") and Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. ("Schlumberger Holdings") serve as a reminder to

Internal investigations and legal professional privilege don’t get caught in the grey zone
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 14 2014

By their very nature, reports of internal investigations can contain material which be extremely damaging in any subsequent litigation. Recent

Spotlight on the Economic Espionage Act
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

When the Economic Espionage Act (“EEA”) was passed in 1996, it was hailed as a much-needed remedy to combat the growing threat to the United States’ national and economic security posed by efforts, largely foreign, to steal proprietary information by criminalizing such behavior