A federal judge Tuesday threw out the SEC’s extractive industry disclosure requirements enacted as part of 2010’s Dodd-Frank reform legislation.
When was the last time you heard about important business decisions being made by panels of Chief Executive Officers working together on an issue? What about successes brought on by co-General Managers of major league sports teams?… Continue Reading
Compliance departments are asking for bigger budgets, according to survey results from PwC.
Over the past 12 months, a majority of the 780 U.S. and U.K compliance executives responding to the survey said their budgets have either risen or stayed the same.… Continue Reading
The second objection defendant corporations typically have to FCPA enforcement concerns the thorny problem of solicitation. Sure, some companies pay bribes aggressively and unreservedly. But others feel pressured to do it.… Continue Reading
FBI Director Robert Mueller defended the controversial government surveillance program Prism before a U.S. House Committee on June 13, saying it’s a necessary part of America’s counter-terrorism operation.
Had Prism been in place before the September 11 terrorist attacks, he said, the hijackers’ plot could have been uncovered.… Continue Reading