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Gary Larkin
Basel Report on Corporate Governance Better Read for Boards Than Standards

As world leaders prepare for the G-20 Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 11-12, the Basel III capital reform plan will be a big part of the discussion as countries continue to figure out how to best deal with fallout from the 2008-2009 financial crisis...

Clint A. Keller
SEC Targets Use of Side Pockets by Hedge Funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission's Asset Management Unit has been investigating whether hedge fund managers have overvalued assets in "side pockets" and then charged investors higher fees based on those inflated values. A side pocket...

Thomas Fox
Proposed Amendments to the FCPA

In a White Paper released today by the US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, entitled " Restoring Balance-Proposed Amendments to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ", authors Andrew Wiessmann and Alixandra Smith argue that the time is ripe...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Executive Protection: D&O Insurance - Limits Selection and Program Structure

In a series of posts, I have been exploring the "nuts and bolts" of D&O insurance. In this post, the seventh in the series, I examine the perennial questions of limits selection and program structure - that is, how much insurance is enough...

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Kevin M. LaCroix
Mortgage-Backed Securities Investors' Section 11 Claims Dismissed for Lack of "Cognizable Injury"

Among the many cases filed as part of the subprime litigation wave are the numerous cases filed on behalf of holders of mortgage-backed securities against the firms that issued the securities. In many of these cases, the plaintiffs have not alleged...

Arina Shulga
How to Choose State of Incorporation for Start-Ups: A Comparative Study of Delaware, Nevada and Wyoming Legislation. Conclusion - Part V

This posting concludes my comparion of Delaware, Nevada and Wyoming business-related legislation. In this posting I draw conclusions about where one should actually consider registering the business. Generally, a company has to register in every state...