CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
From Behind the Bribe: The Sharp End of Compliance
Strong Market Outlook Drives Growth of Philippine Companies
Why do we have to go to mediation?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 178-Ben Locwin on Risk Assessments
Do I need an expert witness in my case?
Marketing to Millennials
CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Preparing a Company to Deal With Activist Investors
How can someone prepare for the first meeting with an attorney?
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
Is Private/Non-Profit D&O Coverage Under Priced?
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 161-Gini Dietrich on how to create a MasterClass
Recent decisions by the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Delaware Court of Chancery have raised important issues regarding fee advancement bylaws or policies of Delaware corporations.
Please see full...more
The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department’s June 23 decision in Dupree v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., Case No. 653412-11, highlights the importance of negotiating favorable language in a fraud exclusion, a...more
In This Issue:
..From 20 Years to Zero in Six Trial Days
- Noted With Interest:
..FedEx Drivers: Employees or Independent Contractors? The Ninth Circuit Weighs in on California’s Murky “Right-to-Control”...more
More frequently than ever before, American plaintiffs and prosecutors are using U.S. laws to target conduct that has little, if any, connection to the United States. Potential exposure to criminal and civil liability under...more
IAP Worldwide Services Inc., a Virginia based facilities management firm, entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a $7.1 million penalty to resolve FCPA charges. A vice...more
There have been some significant developments in the world of international anti-corruption laws in recent months. The following are a few examples...more
Anti-corruption news often revolves around the costly criminal and civil enforcement penalties paid by companies caught in corruption scandals. In the U.S., those costs often reach the hundreds of millions of dollars and are...more
In this issue:
- FCPA AT A GLANCE
- THE ANTI-BRIBERY PROVISIONS OF THE FCPA
- TO WHOM THE ANTI-BRIBERY PROVISIONS APPLY
- THE PAYMENT ELEMENT
- THE CORRUPT INTENT ELEMENT
- WHO IS A...more
The international community has made significant strides in combating corruption, with a proliferation of anti-bribery laws putting companies under pressure to ensure they — and their business partners — are able to detect...more
In recent days the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have issued strong messages reemphasizing the importance of effective corporate compliance programs.
Assistant Attorney General Leslie...more
What does the Department of Justice think is a high-quality internal investigation? How does DOJ decide whether an investigation was good enough to help a company avoid, or at least mitigate, criminal charges? In recent...more
On May 20, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a $25 million settlement with Anglo-Australian natural resource extraction company BHP Billiton. The settlement resolves charges that the...more
For at least the second time in recent weeks, the Justice Department’s criminal division chief delivered lengthy public remarks on what the department expects from companies choosing to cooperate with federal investigators....more
Last year, a number of corruption cases, both individual prosecutions and suits against companies, revolved around the behavior of senior executives. While third parties can often be the vehicle companies use to funnel bribe...more
Today’s Q & A is with Alison Taylor.
Hi Alison, thank you for participating in today’s Q & A. While we have had the opportunity to collaborate on a number of guest pieces, including Reconciling Sales Strategy with FCPA...more
Every business with an anti-corruption compliance program needs to know what that system should include. While there are a number of guidelines and model codes that companies can and do look to, for U.S. companies and others...more
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month with links to primary...more
Regulators across the globe are intensifying their focus on enforcing the regulation of the asset management industry. Over the last twelve months, the global Financial Stability Board, the International Monetary Fund, the US...more
The Second Circuit today denied the request by the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York for panel or en banc rehearing of the landmark U.S. v. Newman decision, which overturned insider-trading...more
Today’s interview is with Julian Fenwick and Jane Ellis, both Anti-Bribery Compliance Professionals in Australia. Given the recent reporting concerning anti-bribery, corruption, and compliance issues in Australia, I thought...more
In December 2014, the Serious Fraud Office (the SFO) secured landmark convictions in two separate cases: its first convictions against individuals under the Bribery Act 2010 (the Bribery Act) and its first conviction against...more
On February 12, two executives of Smith & Ouzman Limited, an English printing company, were sentenced for corruption offenses following a trial brought by the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The chairman, aged 71, received...more
In this collection of recent essays and blog posts, attorney, leading compliance expert, and former federal prosecutor Michael Volkov helps corporate leaders understand how a culture of ethics and compliance is not only the...more
On August 11, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an advisory (FIN-2014-A007) warning all financial institutions, regardless of size or industry sector, that a poor culture of compliance can lead...more
What's the one thing missing from most corporate compliance programs?
For a legal perspective, that's the question we put to corporate attorneys writing on JD Supra, asking each to commit to just one essential element...more
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