Who’s the Next Target in the SEC’s Quest to Protect Corporate Whistle-blowers?
By Kristin Casler, featuring Jason Canales and Megan Daneshrad of Moses & Singer, LLP The Securities and Exchange Commission’s clear message in April that it is targeting language in confidentiality agreements that might deter whistle-blowing employees has put companies on the offensive...
1 Jul 2015
Avoiding FCPA Pitfalls When Entertaining Foreign Officials
Conducting business abroad can be complex enough because of differing languages, cultures and laws. Throw in maintaining compliance with U.S. anti-corruption rules when spending money on foreign officials, and the complexity multiplies. Persistent enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...
10 Jun 2014
The Volcker Rule’s Impact on Financial Institutions and Companies
After several years of commentary, debate and resistance, the financial world is bracing for the imminent implementation of the Volcker Rule, a key component of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Simply put, the Volcker Rule alters the way many financial institutions in the...
6 Jan 2014
The JOBS Act Goldilocks, Porridge and General Solicitation
BY JAY G. BARIS, DAVID M. LYNN & ANNA T. PINEDO, MORRISON FOERSTER -- On July 10, 2013, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staff held an open webcast of a hearing during which it announced changes in rules relating to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or the JOBS Act. Below is...
2 Sep 2013
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