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Three Key Data Retention Questions
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What to Expect from the Supreme Court During Obama’s Second Term
The Weekly Brief: Abu Hamza On Trial, Wells Fargo Sued, Bingham Cuts Costs
Barofsky: Govt. Complicity Provides Libor Defense
Breaking Down the NFL Concussion Class Action and the Players’ “Warrior Mentality”—Eliot Wagonheim
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
Lawyer: 20 More Law School Class Actions Coming
A summary and discussion about SEC v. Thor Industries, including the allegations, the remedies, who did or did not do what, and improvements that could be made by the SEC and in governance and risk....more
Shouldn't CLE be free? Now it is, as The Network of Trial Law Firms today launched its TRIAL.COM Online CLE Center at www.TRIAL.COM/cle. The service is 100% free and attorneys watching the videos can qualify for CLE credit in...more
D&O, GRC and Accountant Update 8.28.10, the new SEC proxy access rules, and links to articles of interest.
Dave Tate, Esq.
D&O, Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Accountant Update 8/20/10....more
A brief discussion on third party liability of professionals (Aiding & Abetting liability). Posted by Attorney Brian Mahany, founder of MahanyLaw....more
Audit committee annual self evaluation form in Adobe allowing for information input....more
Audit Committee Agenda updated April 1, 2009...more
Public and private company audit committee responsibilities and risk management....more
A paper discussing nonprofit audit committee functions and responsibilities....more
Governance lessons learned from SEC v. Con-way, Inc....more
This is a memo that I wrote as part of a practicum/internship component of a study-abroad program that I attended in Santiago, Chile during the summer of 2008. It provides a general overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as...more
The author argues that fee-based financial professionals (i.e., stockbrokers, financial advisors, financial planners) should be subject to per se fiduciary duties. The article was published in the Spring 2007 edition of the...more
This article was published in the Spring 2007 edition of the PIABA Bar Journal. The author argues that fee-based investment advisors should be subject to per se fiduciary duties....more
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