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FTC To Host Public Workshop On "Made In USA" Enforcement Program And Requests Public Comments From Interested Parties
Tomorrow, September 26, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a public workshop in Washington, ...
United States
3 Oct 2019
Podcast: DOJ's New Guidance On Evaluating Compliance Programs: What You Need To Know
In this episode, Akin Gump health care and life sciences counsel Taylor Jones and Matt Wetzel discuss the Justice Department's recent guidance on evaluation of corporate compliance programs.
United States
20 Sep 2019
Red Notice Newsletter - August 2019
On August 29, 2019, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted cease-and-desist proceedings against California based Juniper Networks, Inc.
United States
11 Sep 2019
SEC Proposal Would Relax ICFR Auditor Attestation Requirement For Certain Smaller Reporting Companies
In an effort to reduce compliance costs for public companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments
United States
19 Aug 2019
Corporate Compliance Programs Now Even More Important In Criminal Antitrust Investigations
The Department of Justice (DOJ) will now evaluate corporate compliance programs as a factor in determining whether to bring criminal antitrust charges.
United States
2 Aug 2019
Akin Gump Examines The Private Debt Market In New White Paper
Akin Gump has published an exclusive white paper, "Unpacking the Dynamics of the Private Debt Market,"
United States
18 Jul 2019
M&A 101: Back To Basics
Sellers and buyers in M&A transactions necessarily have conflicting interests and a natural desire to minimize their risks.
United States
21 Jun 2019
Goggin And The D&O Insurance ‘Capacity' Exclusion: A Potential Coverage Gap For Private Equity And Other Investor-Designated Directors
Private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other investment entities who bargain for seats on their portfolio companies' boards often assume that their director-designees will be fully covered
United States
20 Jun 2019
DOJ's Recent Enforcement Policy Changes Further Incentivize Effective Corporate Compliance Programs
On May 20, 2019, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General Claire McCusker Murray addressed the annual Compliance Week Conference regarding the new enforcement policies previously announced
United States
17 Jun 2019
Changes To The FCA's Rules Implementing The Revised Shareholder Rights Directive – What Asset Managers Need To Know
As part of the EU Sustainability Action Plan and the Sustainable Finance initiative the revised Directive 2007/36/EC (the "Shareholder Rights Directive" or "SRD II") introduces new requirements
European Union
14 Jun 2019
DOJ's New Corporate Compliance Evaluation Guidance
On April 30, 2019, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued updated guidance for white-collar
United States
14 Jun 2019
DOJ Announces New FCA Policy
On May 6, 2019, Assistant Attorney General (Civil) Joseph Hunt announced a new DOJ policy for incentivizing companies and individuals to voluntarily disclose false claims to the government,
United States
28 May 2019
Life Sciences Due Diligence: A Reference Guide For Your Life Sciences Corporate Transactions
These two discrete matters may not signal a new government enforcement strategy to hold private equity and venture capital investors liable under the False Claims Act,
United States
14 May 2019
DOJ Assistant FCPA Chief Discusses "Meat-And-Potatoes" Cases, A "Global Awakening" And The Impact Of New Technologies On Evaluations Of Corporate Compliance
The Assistant Chief of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division, Fraud Section's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit spoke at an event presented by Dow Jones Risk & Compliance on Tuesday, March 12.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Strategy
Strategic planning should continue to be a high priority for corporate boards in 2019. Boards should consider the individual and combined impacts of the U.S. and global economies...
United States
6 Feb 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Social Responsibility
While CSR efforts have long been under discussion by many boards, 2018, in many respects, represented a turning point in how such efforts are being viewed by consumers,
United States
31 Jan 2019
Podcast: Corporate Culture And Board Diversity
In this episode, the first of three building on Akin Gump's annual Top 10 Topics for Directors report, partners Christine LaFollette and Daniel Walsh discuss corporate culture and board diversity, and what boards need to be thinking about them.
United States
24 Jan 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Culture
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors.
United States
15 Jan 2019
Swiss Corporate Law Changes: End of Bearer Shares?
The new rules, if accepted, are scheduled to enter into force in 2019.
12 Nov 2018
Podcast - Virtual And Augmented Reality
In this episode, Dreamscape Immersive chief legal officer Tammy Brandt and Akin Gump corporate partner Courtney York, whose practice includes guiding clients through complex tech transactions, discuss the business and law of the dynamic virtual reality and augmented reality market.
United States
8 Nov 2018
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