Selling Cyber Insurance to Professional Services Firms
Rod Beckstrom Discusses Cyber Security and Metasploit
Look At Business Strategy Before the Bribe
Corruption Risk in the Defense Sector
Why You Should Have a White Collar Litigator on Speed Dial
Big Data: A Good Return on Investment for Your Business?
A Front-Line Interview on "the Currency of Impact" with Author Dorie Clark
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 198-Leona Lewis on her new podcast, the Masters of Disaster
Cyber Caremark: Protecting Your Board from Shareholder Derivative Litigation After a Data Loss Event
Why We Say Yes to Corruption
What will happen at my mediation?
How Ethical Behaviors Can "All Go So Wrong."
Information-sharing legislation is coming: Senator Chambliss shares 4 top points for companies
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 190-Interview with Vivian Carpenter, author of The Fifth Letter
Front Line Interview Episode 1. Alison Taylor: Organizations, Compliance & Corruption
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 189-Compliance Evangelist
The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
Taking A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security
An FCPA Journey to the Darkside & Steps to Protect Your Organization
What is a hostile work environment?
Correction of Errors before Year End Could Avoid Costly 409A Penalties -
Sometimes overlooked is the fact that many employment, severance and change-of-control agreements are subject to U.S. Internal Revenue Code...more
Foreign companies entering the U.S. market for the first time will want to consider how their operations can be structured to minimize U.S. taxes. Although sales into the U.S. can be arranged in some cases to keep profits...more
In my multi-part interview with Jenny Hammond, Business Correspondent, European CEO, I share the danger that management incurs when they forecast aggressive growth in frontier markets, where lucrative business opportunities...more
1. DO EMPLOYEES AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFER TO THE BUYER WHEN A BUSINESS IS SOLD?
Employment relationships are automatically transferred by law in the following cases:
a) Merger of undertakings;
b) Distribution of the...more
WorldRemit is an online money transfer service. It’s bringing a strong challenge to other players in this field through easier-to-use services and lower fees. But while it may be an innovative company, it is still challenged...more
Technology is doing more than bringing compliance fully into the digital age. It’s also initiating a revolution that is putting compliance and ethics at the forefront of how business is run, creating far greater operational...more
We reported earlier this year on the UK Supreme Court’s decision in HMRC v Anson, in which it was held that a UK taxpayer, Mr. Anson, was entitled to claim relief against his UK tax liabilities for US tax paid on his share of...more
Early in July 2014, the Russian Federal Act on Data Protection was amended to require that personal data of Russian citizens be first processed and stored on servers located within the territory of Russia. Initially, the...more
Recent changes in cross-border leveraged loan documentation requirements open up new possibilities for both borrowers and lenders.
Cross-border leveraged loan documentation has become increasingly permissive with respect...more
NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 10 percent. Rate of the one-time deemed repatriation tax on U.S. multinationals’ foreign earnings under GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tax plan released Sept. 28. The revenue raised through...more
Legal Developments -
100 per cent foreign ownership in retail entities to be allowed -
Prior to Saudi Arabia’s 2005 accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) investors could...more
HMRC provides guidance on the implications of the recent case Anson v Revenue and Customs Commissioners.
Delaware limited liability companies (LLCs) are regularly seen in many international corporate groups, including in...more
SEC Updates Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations for Legacy Deals -
On September 16, the SEC released its updated compliance and disclosure interpretations for the rules adopted under Regulation AB, the Securities...more
Asset-based lending continues to be an important financing tool in today’s market, and one that provides benefits to both lenders and issuers. Lenders benefit from their collateral position and low historical loss rate in...more
Pursuant to European Commission Decision 2000/520, United States–based companies may freely process the personal data of European Union citizens, provided that those companies adhere to the principles and frequently asked...more
Fundamental to any developed tax policy is knowing who the taxpayer is (or should be) with respect to any particular transaction. Although that can be relatively straightforward in purely domestic situations, a cross-border...more
Effective September 21, 2015, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) have amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and...more
Every company has trade secrets – for some, they may be special manufacturing processes, for other organizations, trade secrets could include product formulae, customer lists, software code or marketing strategies. The more...more
On September 16, 2015, the Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published proposed regulations under section 367 and proposed and temporary regulations under section 482 that together would...more
Executive Summary -
Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has now published its response to the U.K. Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Anson v HMRC. The response confirms that HMRC will continue its existing practice...more
The new Bank of Italy rules will apply from October 1, 2016.
The Bank of Italy has implemented the provisions of article 129 of Legislative Decree no. 385 of 1 September 1993 (the Consolidated Banking Act or CBA) (the...more
This guest post is by Wendy Addison, Founder and Owner of SpeakOut SpeakUp Ltd.
On the 2nd and 3rd of Sept 2015, I attended The International Behavioural Insights Conference in London. Hosted by the UK government’s ‘Nudge...more
In an interview with Jenny Hammond, Business Correspondent, European CEO (World News Media), I engage in a discussion on real-world corruption risk in the global arms and defense industry. ...more
This Hong Kong regulatory update is intended to provide a brief overview of the principal Hong Kong regulatory developments in the preceding three months relevant to companies listed or proposed to be listed on The Stock...more
The Defense Security Service (DSS) has recently undergone several notable staffing changes and announced procedural developments relevant to companies under foreign ownership, control, or influence (FOCI).
DSS is the...more
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