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Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Securities Fraud Class Action Against Cancer Drug Manufacturer For Failure To Allege False Or...

On March 2, 2023, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative securities class action against a company that manufactures cancer drugs (the “Company”), its president and CEO,...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

One Month to a More Effective Compliance Program for Business Ventures - Day 22 - Why Business Ventures are Different than 3rd...

Business ventures, whether JVs, partnerships, franchises, team agreements, strategic alliances, or one of the myriad types of business relationships a U.S. company can form outside the U.S., are different than the usual risk...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Coming Conflict with China: Part 4 - Cyber Spying and IP Theft

In the short span of the 21st Century, the world’s two top powers, the United States and China have moved inexplicably toward a showdown. This evolved from a commercial competition into something more akin to permanent...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Hidden Traffic - Updates, News and Resources

In this episode of Hidden Traffic, Gwen Hassan updates listeners on news and resources related to human trafficking. Here are some of the topics she covers: 1. Congratulations to Source Map for being named to Fast...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Presidential Leadership Lessons from Presidents of the Republic of Texas - Sam Houston, Second Term

Presidential Leadership Lessons is a podcast hosted by Tom Fox. This continues a four-part series on leadership lessons not from U.S. Presidents but from Presidents from the Republic of Texas from 1836 to 1845. In this...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Daily Compliance News - March 30, 2023 - The Retaliation Edition

Welcome to the Daily Compliance News. Each day, Tom Fox, the Voice of Compliance, brings you compliance-related stories to start your day. Sit back, enjoy a cup of morning coffee, and listen to the Daily Compliance News. All...more

Baker Donelson

SEC Issues Multiple Cybersecurity Rule Proposals

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continued its focus on cybersecurity regulations this month by announcing three new proposed rules and re-opening the comment period on an additional proposed rule from last year....more

Goodwin

Court Denies Dapper Labs’ Motion to Dismiss, Finding That NFTs May Be Securities

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On February 22, 2023, U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero of the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a putative class action brought by purchasers of a non-fungible token (NFT) against Dapper Labs, Inc....more

Snell & Wilmer

Reminder: SEC Requires Form 144 to be Electronically Filed through EDGAR

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Securities Act Rule 144 provides a “safe harbor” from the registration (but not the antifraud) provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), for resales of two types of securities: “restricted...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Non-GAAP Nonsense: SEC Charges DXC Technology with Misleading Non-GAAP Reporting and Deficient Disclosure Controls

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On March 14, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued a cease-and-desist order (the “Order”)1 and charged DXC Technology Company (“DXC”), an IT company based in Virginia, with violations of Rule 100(b) of...more

The Volkov Law Group

Rio Tinto Pays $15 Million to Resolve FCPA Violations in Guinea

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Rio Tinto, the global mining and metals company, agreed to pay the SEC $15 million to settle FCPA violations arising from an alleged bribery scheme involving a senior Guinean government official....more

Amundsen Davis LLC

Cryptocurrency Companies Should Expect More SEC Enforcement in the Near Future

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been increasing its enforcement actions against cryptocurrency companies and individuals in recent years. In 2022, the SEC brought 24 litigation actions in federal courts and 6...more

Jenner & Block

Client Alert: Proposed SEC Amendments Will Require Regulated Companies to Scrutinize Cybersecurity Risks

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As cyber-attacks and data breaches pose an increasing threat to market participants, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has become increasingly focused on the cyber risks to the public and the market at large....more

Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Securities Snapshot: 1st Quarter 2023 - 2022 Final Rules Now in Effect: What You Need to Know

Securities and Exchange Commission rulemaking continued at a brisk pace in the first quarter of 2023 as the Commission implemented several significant reporting and compliance regulations adopted in 2022. Final rules and...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

DOJ And SEC Charge Individual For Insider Trading Through Use Of 10b5-1 Trading Plans

On March 1, 2023, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) unsealed an indictment against the founder, CEO, and Chairman of a publicly traded health care company (the “Company”), alleging that he had illegally executed trades...more

Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

SEC Charges Public Company for Misleading Non-GAAP Disclosures

On March 14, 2023, DXC Technology Company (“DXC”) settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for $8 million regarding alleged misleading disclosures in DXC’s public filings. The SEC claimed DXC made...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Malaysian Stock Exchange to Launch ESG-Reporting Platform

On March 22, 2023, Malaysian stock exchange Bursa Malaysia and the London Stock Exchange Group announced the development of a centralized ESG-reporting platform (Platform), due to launch in April 2023. The Platform has been...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Southern District Of New York Grants Pharmaceutical Company’s Motion To Dismiss Putative Class Action Alleging Misrepresentations...

On March 1, 2023, Judge Jesse Furman of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a motion to dismiss a putative class action against a pharmaceutical company (the “Company”) and its...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

One Month to More Effective Compliance on Business Ventures - Day 21 - Distributor Liability Under the FCPA

Three enforcement actions made clear that there were no distinctions between agents and distributors. They were the Smith & Nephew, Inc., Oracle (2012 and 2022), and Eli Lilly and Company. Each of these enforcement actions...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Uncovering Hidden Risk - Episode 6: Three Steps to Build a Comprehensive Data Security Strategy

Raman Kalyan, Director of Product Marketing, Microsoft and former podcast host, joins Erica Toelle and guest host Liz Willets on this week’s episode of Uncovering Hidden Risks. Raman’s team leads product marketing initiatives...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Coming Conflict with China: Part 3 - Exports and Rebalancing the Global Economy

In the short span of the 21st Century, the world’s top powers, the United States and China, have moved inexplicably toward a showdown. This evolved from a commercial competition into something more akin to permanent...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

The Hill Country Podcast - Peggy Vesper on Painting Hill Country Landscapes

Welcome to the award-winning The Hill Country Podcast. The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful places on earth. In this podcast, Hill Country resident Tom Fox visits with the people and organizations that make...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

FCPA Compliance Report - Khayot Salijanov - Compliance in Uzbekistan

Welcome to the award-winning FCPA Compliance Report, the longest-running podcast in compliance. In this episode, I am joined by Khayot Salijanov, a Master’s Degree candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. He is originally...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Compliance into the Weeds - Blackbaud - Failures in Cyber Breach Disclosures

The award-winning, Compliance into the Weeds is the only weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into a compliance-related topic, literally going into the weeds to explore a subject. In this episode, Matt and I discuss the...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Daily Compliance News - March 29, 2023 - The SBF/FCPA Charges Edition

Welcome to the Daily Compliance News. Each day, Tom Fox, the Voice of Compliance, brings you compliance-related stories to start your day. Sit back, enjoy a cup of morning coffee, and listen to the Daily Compliance News. All...more

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