Three years following implementation of mandatory disclosure of women on boards and in executive officer positions, the new rules have marginally
Legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives threatens to shake up the Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement program in a
A number of key trends and priorities in international anti-corruption enforcement emerged last week at the 33rd ACI International Conference on the
Effectively responding to class litigation doesn't necessarily mean simply preparing an answer or perfunctory motion to dismiss, diving headlong into
In Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and others v Chadwick the High Court has held that an employee was in fundamental breach of contract when she sent large amounts of her employer's confidential information to her private e-mail address.
Financial reform and the implementing Dodd-Frank continue to be key topics for market regulators.
On 21 July 2010, new financial legislation, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Act), was signed into law in the United States of America (USA).
As reported widely in the media and discussed here in a blog post back in July, U.S. President Barack Obama recently signed into law sweeping new legislation intended to overhaul the U.S. financial regulatory system.
On 23 July 2010, the UK's financial regulator, the Financial Services Authority ("FSA"), published its consultation paper CP 1018, entitled Feedback on CP 1011, final rules and further consultation ("CP 1018") which incorporates the final text of the new Financial Stability and Market Confidence sourcebook ("FINMAR").
The English Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision which held that the FSA had acted improperly in requiring a firm of London based accountants to produce documents requested by the SEC and which the SEC claimed were relevant to a civil action which the SEC was conducting in New York.