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Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
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Marijuana in the Workplace
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Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
A recent decision of the United Kingdom’s First Tier (Tax) Tribunal has provided a timely reminder of the importance for employers of notifying their employees of the requirement to promptly reimburse the employer for income...more
In this issue:
- SEC Roundtable Discusses Current Securities Law Topics at 33rd Annual Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute
- SEC Reopening Comment Periods for Certain Rulemaking Releases and...more
The Justice Department and the SEC should be credited with promoting new compliance strategies and best practices. Whatever you may think about the DOJ/SEC FCPA enforcement program, they have pushed businesses to enhance...more
In recent months, the UK has seen a growing focus on the protection afforded to whistleblowers. This attention has emerged because of recurring question linking diverse scandals, such as phone hacking and those that have hit...more
Employers concerned about their organizations’ FCPA compliance have a new, free resource available to them. Recently, the DOJ and the SEC published a long-awaited FCPA guidance for employers. The comprehensive guidance...more
No matter how strong a company’s compliance program, there is always a risk. No matter how many times employees are trained, complete certifications and are reminded of their FCPA compliance obligations, there is always a...more
The Justice Department’s message is getting through. The two-fisted strategy of aggressive enforcement and public cajoling on the importance of compliance is being heard by the business community. The Justice Department and...more
Each year at The SEC Speaks, the Commissioners and senior leadership of the Securities and Exchange Commission identify the agency’s priorities and initiatives for the coming year. Of course, one of the most anticipated...more
This Client Alert is a summary of important observations contained in the response of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (“FSA”) to public comments on proposed amendments to the various financial regulations of Japan in...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual SEC Speaks program in Washington, D.C. on February 22-23, 2013. In the postfinancial crisis, post-Dodd-Frank world, it is clear that the Commission and its staff are...more
On Friday, March 1, 2013, the parent company of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Sands), reported in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company may have violated the “books and records and internal...more
Proposals aim to help companies make greater use of employee share schemes and equity arrangements.
On 15 February, the UK Government published its response to its consultation on the share buy back recommendations made...more
A periodic bulletin keeping small businesses informed about current developments in securities law and related matters.
For the first time, smaller reporting companies are subject, in 2013, to the stockholder advisory...more
In This Issue:
- The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Revising the Labor Contract Law of the People's Republic of China Released
- MOFCOM Solicits for Public Comments on the...more
In this issue:
- FINRA Proposes Rule Change that Would Require Reporting OTC Equity Transactions Within 10 Seconds
- FINRA Offers Changes to Proposed Rules Governing Markups, Commissions and Fees
- CFTC Permits...more
As almost everyone knows, Lance Armstrong spoke for the first time about his performance enhancing drug (PED) use recently on Oprah. On the first night he admitted for the first time that he used PEDs during his seven wins at...more
In 2008, Siemens AG paid $800 million to settle charges that it had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which generally prohibits bribery of foreign officials for the purpose of obtaining or retaining business. That...more
Ed. Note-today we are pleased to begin a three part guest series from our colleague Mary Shaddock Jones.
My husband, Brian R. Jones, is a CPA, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified...more
The proxy and annual reporting season has begun, with relatively few changes in reporting requirements from last year. Here are some tips to take you through the season and prepare for changes to come.
1. Consider the...more
In this issue:
- Important Changes to Employee Share Plans in UK
- Significant Changes to Stock Options and RSUs (free shares) in France
- Year-End Global Stock Plan Reporting Requirements
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more
On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly issued a guide to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) titled: A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have released a comprehensive Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The 120-page guide includes practical examples of...more
In This Issue:
- China Finalized the Amendments to the Rules for Establishing Foreign Invested Securities Companies
- Notice of the Ministry of Culture on Implementing Supplementary Provisions IX to CEPA
In Asadi v. G.E. Energy (USA), LLC, a federal district court in Texas held that Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation protections for SEC whistleblowers do not apply to employees stationed abroad. Although the Asadi holding may not...more
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