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The size of the Diebold financial resolution raises questions about future enforcement of the FCPA, as well as the incentives for companies to self-report.
Guidance (and a touch of solace) for compliance and legal personnel on potential supervisory liability
Supervisory liability does not attach unless a compliance or legal employee truly functions in a supervisory capacity.
This update examines the most important changes introduced by this law to Part Three of the Civil Code, Section VI — Private International Law.
The digest covers a wide range of topics arising in court cases involving foreign parties.
This article summarises some of the key considerations for a Russian company in planning a eurobond issue.
The major theme running through the articles in this edition is the progressive development of international arbitral law and practice.
There has been a lot of speculation recently in the Russian airline industry about the future prospects for budget carriers.
The SEC has charged the owner of an investment advisory firm with defrauding investors while exaggerating the amount of assets under his management.
The SEC has approved a proposed rule requiring companies to disclose the median of the annual total compensation of all employees and the ratio of that median to the annual total compensation of their CEOs.
Shareholders do not have private rights of action to enforce the statutory obligation to make a mandatory tender offer.
Second Circuit affirms bankruptcy court ruling authorising American Airlines to repay $1.3bn debt without make-whole
On 12 September 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that American Airlines had the right to repay $1.3bn (£808m) in debt without payment of a make-whole amount.
On 4 September, the UK government released its Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, becoming one of the first countries to produce such a plan.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former investor relations officer at First Solar, Inc with violating Regulation Fair Disclosure (Regulation FD).
The FSB has issued proposed guidance on the application of the key attributes of effective resolution regimes for financial institutions to non-bank financial institutions.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that Section 10(b) does not apply to extraterritorial conduct, ‘regardless of whether liability is sought criminally or civilly.’...
New York has recently enacted and promulgated amendments to its insurance holding company laws and regulations and related laws.
On 30 August 2013, India enacted the Companies Act 2013, which has replaced the Companies Act 1956.
The year 2012 will probably be remembered in the annals of FCPA history as the year of the Guidance.
On 18 December 2012, the lower house of India’s parliament cleared the Companies Bill 2012, in a significant step towards replacing the more than 50-year-old Companies Act 1956.
On 18 December 2012, the draft Federal Law on Amendments to Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part One of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation had its third reading in the Russian State Duma.