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Compliance Enforcement Pressure is Increasing for Directors
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

Both the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General have long urged (and in many cases, mandated through

CU LAB: Corporate social responsibility: a new director's duty?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 29 2016

As we move into the second year of the implementation of Recommendation 7.4 from the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and

Shareholder activism: Update on the status of ‘advisory’ environmental resolutions in Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 21 2016

In its recent decision in Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility v Commonwealth Bank of Australia 2016 FCAFC 80, the Full Court of the

Early cybersecurity derivative actions miss Target
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 12 2016

As derivative actions against the principals of corporate targets of cyber attacks are in their infancy in Canada, there is relatively little to

The hidden costs of FCPA-related corporate transparency
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

Companies that choose to inform shareholders of their Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance procedures should be increasingly cautious of the

India’s new corporate social responsibility requirements beware of the pitfalls
  • Jones Day
  • India
  • April 15 2014

In August 2013, the Indian parliament passed the Indian Companies Act, 2013 (the "New Act"), which has replaced the Companies Act of 1956. The New

44 law professors make a case against corporate social responsibility
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

I was completely nonplussed when I saw this brief filed by 44 law professors in the appeal now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court in Sebelius v

Industry Canada launches CBCA consultation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2013

Industry Canada recently announced the launch of a public consultation process to consider potential amendments to the Canada Business Corporations

Board oversight of CSR & the role of the CSR committee
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

Shareholders increasingly expect boards of directors to exercise greater oversight over the social and environmental impacts of corporate activities

PIRC UK Shareholder Voting Guidelines 2013 issued
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2013

Pensions Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) published the 17th edition of its UK Shareholder Voting Guidelines which replaces the Spring 2012