A US medium-sized investment firm was considering receiving funds from a possibly problematic investor, and the firm needed an investigation team.
The Chief Operating Officer of a North American financial services company reached out for assistance. The company was in the process of considering a candidate for a top-level executive position, and a background check was needed ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In the ever-evolving world of the Corporate Transparency Act (the CTA), there was good news from the Treasury Department today.
As the calendar inches closer to 2024, a pivotal concern looms large in the minds of most employees: cash bonuses.
2023 has been a very active year in terms of Department of Justice ("DOJ") guidance. One clear theme across this guidance is DOJ's focus on incentivizing voluntary self-disclosure of misconduct...
Arnold & Porter
On the heels of Thanksgiving comes an annual pilgrimage to the Gaylord Convention Center outside Washington, D.C. for the American Conference Institute's international conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The Corporate Transparency Act ("CTA") was enacted in 2021 as part of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020.
Liskow & Lewis
Unfortunately, there are always people out there looking for new ways to steal our personal information. The latest scam? Sending ominous warnings that personal information...
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On the second half of this two-part episode of Dimensions of Diversity, host Lloyd Freeman is once again joined by Sonya Olds Som, global managing partner...
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced its enforcement results for fiscal year 2023, which reported a total of 784 enforcement actions, up 3% from FY22. This includes 501
Goodwin Procter LLP
Private equity funds show the least variation, with 80% of PE funds setting hurdle rates at 8%. Real estate funds are almost as likely to set rates at 7% or 9% as 8%.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, applying Massachusetts law, has held that a "former director and officer" exception to an insured v. insured exclusion in a private...
Foley & Lardner
Foley's Startup Advisors answer questions that entrepreneurs need to know for their startup venture. We will be addressing questions startups regularly face....
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On November 20, 2023, a federal district court denied summary judgment for the defendant in SEC v. Panuwat, a litigated enforcement action brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to so-called "shadow trading."
Proskauer Rose LLP
Today, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a final rule aimed to ease compliance with certain aspects of the regulations promulgated...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On November 16, Glass Lewis released its 2024 U.S. Benchmark Policy Guidelines. The guidelines provide a detailed overview of the key policies Glass Lewis will apply for shareholder meetings held in 2024.
Bass, Berry & Sims
On November 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stayed the recently enacted Share Repurchase Disclosure Modernization Rule (Repurchase Disclosure Rule) pursuant to section 705...
Winston & Strawn LLP
On November 22, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an order postponing the effective date of the Share Repurchase Disclosure Modernization rule indefinitely...
I've never had a professional specialty that was particularly easy to explain or for other attorneys to understand.
Picture it: The year is 2003. You are an owner of a limited liability company that has elected to be taxed as an S corporation.