Lawyers for billionaire Victor Dahdaleh from Washington, D.C. litigation powerhouse Williams & Connolly have struck back at Bahrain’s Alba and its American attorneys.… Continue Reading
The SEC filed a motion to dismiss a subpoena enforcement action against Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd, an action it had instituted to compel the company to produce audit documents.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA (DTT) joined the SEC on Monday in filing the motion to dismiss.… Continue Reading
The B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption’s latest report is out, and the former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office told me that there has been some notable changes of detail in it.… Continue Reading
Edward Snowden said on German TV that the National Security Agency spies on companies as well as people.
During an interview broadcast Sunday night, Snowden said: “If there is information at Siemens that they [the NSA] think would be beneficial to the national interests, not the national security, of the United States, they will go after that information and they’ll take it.”… Continue Reading
Job Title: Director, Compliance
Employer: Centene Corporation
Location: Bedford, New Hampshire, USA
Conduct compliance audits, write corrective action plans and work with contract and department managers to ensure timely completion and compliance with local, state and regulatory requirements.… Continue Reading
Kick start Chinese New Year with our Quick Reference Guide to Asia’s Gift Giving Laws.
22 countries covered
Executive comparison table includes:
— Maximum value of gifts allowed
— Special circumstances and exemptions
— Penalties for gift-givers and recipients
— All translated into English
Full copies of Gift Giving Laws are also included
Among the more than $10,000 in gifts Dennis Rodman delivered to North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang this month were “hundreds of dollars’ worth of Irish Jameson whiskey, European crystal, an Italian suit, a fur coat, and an English Mulberry handbag for Kim’s wife, Ri Sol-ju,” the Daily Beast said Friday.… Continue Reading
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged accounting firm KPMG with violating auditor independence rules.
An SEC investigation found that the Big Four firm provided non-audit assistance such as bookkeeping and corporate finance services to the affiliates of companies it was auditing.… Continue Reading
The Department of Justice sued Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) Services Inc. Thursday for taking kickbacks from two subcontractors and filing false reimbursement claims with the government.
Houston-based KBR had a contract to provide logistical support to the U.S.… Continue Reading