Most folks learn in elementary school the concept of the
'lowest common denominator'. A non-mathematical definition might be something
along the lines of meaning the most basic or lowest of something among a group.
Conversely, there exists...
From time-to-time, I am fortunate to have a guest post on
my blog by Mike
Volkov which are always informative and provocative. Last Friday, Mike
continued this tradition of both as he posed the question of whether the
Department of Justice (DOJ) voluntary...
My " This
Week in FCPA " colleague, Howard Sklar and I often
call the News Corp matter the case that keeps on giving. However, the same
might be said about the ongoing issues surrounding Hewlett-Packard (HP). From a
bribery and corruption...
Transparency International (TI) recently released a
consultation draft of its White Paper entitled " Anti-Bribery Guidance for
Transactions ". In Part I we discussed the risks to companies involved in
international mergers and acquisitions...
International (TI) recently released, in draft form for consultation, a
White Paper entitled " Anti-Bribery Guidance for Transactions ." Although
this version was preliminary draft, available for a commentary period and the
How can a Corporate Secretary enhance a company's overall
ethics and compliance efforts? Corporate
Secretary Deputy Editor Aarti Maharaj recently explored these issues
and others in an interview
with Matt Lepore, Vice President and Chief Council...
Is your business toxic? I do not mean that it had holds
the type of sub-prime Collateral Debt Obligation assets which were so
prominently mentioned in the press just a few years ago. I mean is your
business so devoid of anything close to a best practices...