Mike Koehler
And The Apples Go To …

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Often times there seems to be an echo chamber when it comes to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act reporting, commentary, etc. One such occasion has been the recent Layne Christensen enforcement...

Thomas Fox
The FCPA Guidance: Still Going Strong at Two

One of the great things about Sunday afternoon is that Mike Volkov posts his Monday blog, when I usually have time to read it when I get the email notification that it is up. Yesterday he wished the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) and Securities and...

Mike Koehler
FCPA Potpourri for November 2014

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Wal-Mart Related Here is what Wal-Mart said in its recent 3Q FY 2015 earnings call . “FCPA and compliance-related costs were approximately $41 million, which represents approximately...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Calculating Damages in Securities Class Action Lawsuits

Because securities class action lawsuits under Section 10 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 so rarely go to trial (a topic I addressed in a recent post, here ), questions about how damages are calculated are not often addressed directly...

Thomas Fox
The Strategic Use of Compliance

What is your company’s compliance strategy? By this I do not mean what is your company doing to put in a place a best practices anti-corruption compliance program that meets the requirement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or UK Bribery...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Rare Securities Suit Trial Produces Jury Verdict Against Former Longtop Financial CFO

On November 21, 2014, after a securities class action trial that lasted less than three days and after less than a day of deliberation, an eight-person jury entered a verdict holding former Longtop Financial Technologies CFO Derek Palaschuk liable for...