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Insight from CFPB Regarding Employee Incentives in the Wake of Wells Fargo Consent Order

This past November, in the wake of the Wells Fargo debacle, the CFPB issued a Compliance Bulletin which addressed employee incentives and the consumer risks associated with them. CFPB Compliance Bulletins are non-binding...more

Delaware Law Updates – The Court of Chancery Determines $2 Billion Dispute Is One for an Independent Auditor to Decide

by McCarter & English, LLP on

In Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. v. Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, C.A. No. 12585-VCL (Del. Ch. Dec. 5, 2016), the Court of Chancery granted a buyer’s motion for judgment on the pleadings, holding that the plain...more

Regulators Discuss Accounting and Auditing Developments at 2016 AICPA Conference

by WilmerHale on

This year’s American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Conference on SEC and PCAOB Developments, held on December 5-7, echoed several themes from prior AICPA conferences regarding regulatory priorities of interest to...more

SEC Division of Enforcement Focuses on Auditor Compliance

by WilmerHale on

Speaking at the American Law Institute’s Conference on Accountants’ Liability in September, Andrew Ceresney, Director of the Division of Enforcement of the Securities and Exchange Commission, reviewed in detail the SEC’s...more

Making Sense of Auditor Independence Issues

by K&L Gates LLP on

Auditor independence has always been a regulatory compliance priority. Failure to comply with independence requirements has potentially serious legal and business consequences, including the risk that an audit engagement be...more

This Week In Securities Litigation

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Insider trading was the focus this week, with the Supreme Court hearing argument in Salman v. U.S. The argument centered on the meaning and application of the Court’s 1983 decision in Dirks which drew a line between the...more

Blog: Auditor independence follow-up

by Cooley LLP on

As discussed in this PubCo post, last week, the SEC announced settled charges against EY and individual EY auditors (and certain officers at the audit clients involved) with regard to alleged violations of the auditor...more

This Week In Securities Litigation

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The Commission filed its first action against an auditor for lack of independence based on a romantic relationship this week. The agency also filed an action alleging insider trading against long time hedge fund operator,...more

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