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Mike Koehler
Wall Street Journal Pulls a Nana Nana Boo Boo on the New York Times Walmart Reporting

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor On Monday, the Wall Street Journal published this page one article titled “Wal-Mart Bribery Probe Finds Few Signs of Major Misconduct in Mexico” about the company’s long...

Thomas Fox
Compliance Connected – Line of Sight, Part I

Sometimes the simplest visual can provide the greatest insight about transformation. I had that particular insight when I recently had the chance to catch up with Scott Lane, Chief Executive of the Red Flag Group, at the SCCE 2015 Compliance and Ethics...

Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Challenge to Board Decision to Settle Claims

In Shaev v. Adkerson , C.A. No. 10436-VCN (Del. Ch. Oct. 5, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed claims for breach of fiduciary duty including the disclosure obligations of the board which granted stock units valued at approximately $35 million...

Kevin M. LaCroix
SEC Enforcement Actions Against Outside Directors

From time to time, the SEC reiterates its view of the critical gatekeeper role companies’ outside directors play in safeguarding investors’ interests. Nevertheless, it has been relatively rare for SEC to pursue enforcement actions against...

Thomas Fox
Compliance at the Tipping Point, Part V – Protection Afforded From a Compliance Program

Today, I wrap up my series on why I think compliance is at the Tipping Point. However as it is a Friday in October, I continue my tribute to the Man in the Shadows , producer Val Lewton, whose films for RKO had some of the most interesting and innovative...

Mike Koehler
Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending October 16

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Rama sentenced but what is the back story, scrutiny alert, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Rama Sentenced, But What is the Back Story? ...