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DOJ Officials Suggest A Broadened Corporate Declination Policy Beyond The FCPA
Recent statements by top US Department of Justice officials indicate that DOJ may consult the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy for guidance outside of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...
United States
6 Mar 2018
Update On Securities Financing Transactions Regulation
In light of recent efforts by UK and EU financial authorities to incorporate the SFTR, managers of Alternative Investment Funds and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities...
United States
21 Nov 2016
CRTC Issues First Compliance And Enforcement Decision On Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation
Over two years after the enactment of Canada's anti-spam legislation, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first decision on the law...
United States
17 Nov 2016
Bigger Is The New ‘Smaller'
It remains to be seen to what extent existing accelerated filers that qualify as SRCs under the proposed rules will take advantage of the scaled disclosure accommodation.
United States
12 Jul 2016
Delaware Secretary Of State's Office Closing For Four Days During US Labor Day Holiday
We strongly urge our clients to consider closing dates, lien lapses, and other filings or deadlines.
United States
14 Aug 2015
DOJ Quietly Revises FCPA Resource Guide
In June, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) quietly revised its manual, A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the Resource Guide), for the first time.
United States
10 Aug 2015
New DOJ Counsel To Focus On Corporate Compliance
The decision highlights the US government's focus on effective compliance programs.
United States
5 Aug 2015
New SEC And PCAOB Proposals Related To Audit Committee Disclosure And Audit Quality
On July 1, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a concept release relating to its audit committee reporting requirements.
United States
3 Aug 2015
SEC Hosts Roundtable On Cybersecurity Issues And Challenges
Participants recognize the importance of board oversight and risk disclosures.
United States
7 Apr 2014
SOX Protections For Employees Of Public Companies’ Contractors And Subcontractors
The U.S. Supreme Court extends Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections, but the reach of the decision may be curtailed by "limiting principles" referenced by the Court.
United States
13 Mar 2014
Companies Should Participate In Expected PCAOB Public Meeting On Auditor’s Reporting Model
The PCAOB has announced it will schedule a public meeting in the first half of 2014 to discuss its proposal to expand auditors’ reports.
United States
22 Jan 2014
PCAOB Proposal To Require The Naming Of The Engagement Partner And Certain Other Accounting Firms And Persons In Auditor’s Report Would Adversely Affect Capital Raising
Companies’ capital raising activities and equity-based employee benefit plans would be adversely affected if the PCAOB adopts its reproposed amendments to require disclosure in the auditor’s report of (1) the name of the engagement partner on the most recent period’s audit, ...
United States
22 Jan 2014
SEC Staff’s Regulation S-K Study May Lead to Financial Reporting Requirements Reform
The SEC staff recently issued a report on its review of Regulation S-K, which was required by section 108 of the JOBS Act, the 2012 law that was enacted to increase U.S. job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies.
United States
22 Jan 2014
FASB Endorsement Of Private Company Accounting Principles May Adversely Affect Public Companies
The activities of the Private Company Council (PCC) could create new compliance challenges for public companies that make acquisitions if the acquired entities or investees have financial statements prepared in accordance with any private company accounting standards.
United States
22 Jan 2014
NASDAQ Amends Compensation Committee Independence Rules
Amendment eliminates prohibition on the receipt of compensatory fees and aligns NASDAQ listing rules with NYSE standards.
United States
17 Jan 2014
SEC Proposes Rules To Facilitate Small Business Financing
On December 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules to enhance access to capital by smaller companies pursuant to its rulemaking mandate under Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act).
United States
15 Jan 2014
SEC Issues Guidance On Social Media And Regulation FD
Public companies are encouraged to rigorously analyze SEC guidance prior to disseminating material information via social media.
United States
22 Apr 2013
Select SEC And FINRA Cases And Developments: 2012 Year In Review
In 2012, the SEC and FINRA continued their vigorous enforcement of the securities laws, rules, and regulations.
United States
18 Feb 2013
Compilation Of SEC Staff Guidance On Securities Lending
Division of Investment Management's guidance on securities lending by open-end and closed-end investment companies provides a reminder of legal obligations in lending programs.
United States
9 Dec 2012
NYSE And NASDAQ Proposed Compensation Committee And Advisers Independence Rules
New listing standards to require additional independence criteria for compensation committee members and assessment of independence of compensation advisers.
United States
6 Nov 2012
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