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FCPA risks are significant when companies acquire other companies. The Justice Department and the SEC have imposed "successor" liability on companies for past bribery violations committed by an acquired company. Pre-closing...more
One type of risk assessment can consist of a full-blown, worldwide exercise, where teams of lawyers and fiscal consultants travel around the globe, interviewing and auditing. However if there is one thing that I learned as a...more
With the rash of significant data security incidents that occurred in 2013 and have continued to this day, it is increasingly important for companies to have an updated cybersecurity preparedness plan. The World Economic...more
The number of FCPA enforcement actions brought in recent years has declined. The SEC, for example, reports that in fiscal 2013 it brought 8 cases, compared to 10 in 2012 and 15 in 2011. Nevertheless, those who might be...more
On our last “day of Privacy”, we have a little extra (perhaps a lump of coal….) post: in 2014, cyber risk has been elevated to a board issue – read on and forward to your favorite company director!
As we have discussed...more
Last week, staff at the SEC, CFTC, and FINRA drew some lessons from Hurricane Sandy and warned broker-dealers and other firms to take steps to prepare themselves for natural disasters that could disrupt their operations....more
The US Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted important changes to the financial responsibility rules for securities broker-dealers, including changes to the regulatory capital and regulatory reporting rules. The...more
The recent examples of compliance program credits for Morgan Stanley and Ralph Lauren have demonstrated that, more than ever, an effective compliance program can protect a company from criminal indictment and generate bottom...more
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