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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
A recent press release should send a shudder to some voluntary disclosure participants. It should frighten some tax preparers and their clients....more
In August 2012, three different courts issued rulings which hold that vague, block billed time entries—which have long been the bread-and-butter of most law firms—just aren't a very accurate or reliable reflection of how much...more
Stephenson v. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), 11-1204-cv (2d Cir. 2012) (Summary Order), addresses the viability of claims against Canadian-organized PWC for fraud and negligence arising from PWC’s unqualified audit reports...more
The investigation was one James Goldberg never wanted to undertake.
Six years ago, Goldberg’s son Joshua, then 23, was living in Thailand, studying to become a Buddhist monk. When Joshua mysteriously lost feeling in his...more
When auditing a Chinese RTO (reverse takeover) issuer, it is the U.S. auditors’ task to educate the Chinese client regarding both the meaning of the term "related parties," and the disclosure requirements under U.S. GAAP with...more
This article reviews the basics of Chinese reverse takeover (RTO) companies, and of auditors’ responsibilities for the financial statements of foreign subsidiaries examined by other auditors. Some auditors may find themselves...more
I was asked recently, “why should I make a Voluntary Disclosure when my offshore money is not in a Swiss Bank?”
This is a very important question. First, no lawyer admitted in California is going to advise a client to...more
A simple graphic illustration showing how money moves in a legal and tax compliant way in and out of offshore trust accounts. Great for those considering the strategy as part of an Asset Protection system or investment plan....more
A great, simple summary of the checks and balances present to protect clients using Asset Protection Trusts by my colleague Douglass Lodmell....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
"In December 2007, Lucent Technologies Inc. secured a non-prosecution agreement from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and settled an enforcement action with the SEC for conduct related to travel and entertainment expenses...more
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