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What US PE VC funds, fund managers, & fund investors need to know about the UK’s “People with Significant Control Register”
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

US-domiciled PE VC funds often invest in European companies. Most fund managers know that, if they're subject to the AIFMD, they might have to tell


PCAOB Re-Proposes Auditor Reporting Standard to Enhance Auditor Reports
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

On May 11, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) re-proposed its standard for information that auditors are required to provide in


Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 13 May 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Brazil, France, Greece, Iran, Nigeria, USA, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Russia, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has been accused of playing a key role in a huge corruption scandal involving state-oil


SEC Deputy Chief Accountant Discusses Use of Non-GAAP Measures
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

In a May 5 speech at the 2016 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference, Wesley Bricker, deputy chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange


SEC Approves PCAOB Rules Requiring Disclosure of Audit Participants
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

On May 9, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the proposed new rules and related amendments to auditing standards (Rules). As reported in


State Governments and FBI Launch Investigations of ExxonMobil Over Climate Change
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) has come under investigation for allegedly misleading investors regarding climate change risks and failing to


To Self-Report or Not to Self-Report, That Remains the Question After the Justice Department’s Latest Effort to Encourage Self-Reporting
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

On April 5, 2016, the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section launched a one-year Pilot Program that invites companies


Investment management legal regulatory update - April 2016
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

The Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-anticipated final regulation (the “Regulation”) defining who is a fiduciary as a result of giving


DOJ Launches Pilot Program to Increase Compliance
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Leslie R. Caldwell of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the launch of a pilot program to


U.S. DOJ Announces Pilot Project For Self-Reporting Foreign Corruption ViolationsWill Canada Follow Suit?
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 15 2016

On April 5, 2016, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit of the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Criminal Division announced a one-year