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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
At the January Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong, the Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”), Mr. Guo Shu Qing, stated that Mainland China could increase the level of investment quotas for both the...more
As 2013 begins, the United States has reiterated its commitment to countering the threat posed by Iran by passing new legislation, issuing new regulations and guidance, and bringing into effect new requirements to increase...more
The United States continues to impose additional layers of sanctions on Iran. The rate of change and complexity of U.S. sanctions laws present challenges, particularly where these sanctions have extraterritorial effect on the...more
On December 17th, the SEC brought a settled administrative FCPA action against Allianz SE, a German insurance company with a subsidiary in Indonesia. The order does not allege violations of the FCPA’s antibribery provisions,...more
Who is your favorite character from the Iliad? Is it Agamemnon the king who brings the Greek Armada to Troy for his brother’s honor; perhaps Ajax the mountain of a man who is the most loyal Greek warrior; how about Achilles...more
On 19 December 2012, the European Commission (the Commission) adopted implementing rules (the Regulation) for the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (the AIFMD or Directive). The Regulation supplements certain...more
On December 17, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that Allianz SE ("Allianz"), a German-based insurance and asset management company, had agreed to pay approximately $12.3 million to settle...more
Dec. 5 (Bloomberg Law) -- The unregulated multi-trillion dollar derivatives market exceeds global GDP and poses a clear danger to the global economy, Chris Whalen, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital Partners, and...more
On October 31, the OCC proposed to amend its retail foreign exchange rule for transactions with collective investment funds and insurance company separate accounts by treating them as if they were not retail customers under...more
In an era of high profile Wall Street prosecutions and shareholder derivative suits, the phrase “Foreign Corruption Practices Act” (“FCPA”) surely should have corporate officers and executives deeply concerned and vigilant....more
On September 24, the Joint Forum, which brings together the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the International Organization of Securities Commissions, and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors to...more
Update on EU and Italian laws & regulation in Financial Markets, Funds, Banking and Insurance, 17 – 23 September 2012....more
During the 2008-09 global financial crisis, no major U.S. insurance company became insolvent. However, the mammoth AIG empire shook to its core and exacerbated a worldwide financial crisis due to the activities of a...more
More emerging market fund managers are seeking the services of offshore non-executive directors. David Charles Lloyd of Walkers Management Services explains some of the intricacies around their function....more
In This Issue:
-Financial Industry Developments
· Basel Committee Final Rules on G-SIBs
· FHFA Response to Senators' Letter on Executive Compensation
· MSRB Request for Comment on Definition of...more
While many companies here in the US complain about the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and are actively seeking to soften its enforcement by lobbying Congress to amend the FCPA, just imagine how they...more
As demand for storage capacity for the world's most commonly traded commodities grows, governments and major private commodity trading companies are investing heavily in warehousing and tank capacity.
Storage space is a...more
On November 17, the European Council announced that it had approved the regulation establishing the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). The Council also adopted without debate the so-called “Omnibus I...more
In This Issue:
..SEC Issues New Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations
..SEC Approves New Stock-by-Stock Circuit Breakers Rules
..CFTC Proposes Rules Requiring Equal Access to...more
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