Bruce Carton of Compliance Week and Securities Docket put together examples of “Legal Insider Trading” on his Enforcement Action blog.
Unified Compliance Framework put together this list of compliance requirement and regulatory schemes that may need to be part of your compliance program. Below is a long list of regulatory schemes that may need to be part of your compliance framework: Sarbanes Oxley Guidance Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 2 AICPA SAS 94 […]
Guidance Concerning the National Security Review Conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
On December 8, the Committee on Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States published a notice in the Federal Register of that provides guidance to U.S. businesses and foreign persons that are parties to transactions that are covered by section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended by the Foreign Investment […]
Intel has published their Social Media Guidelines. I like their approach of giving users guidelines for they should and should not do. The context is to place the responsibility on the individual. It is that person who is creating the content. They are responsible for the content and the consequences. I think it is a […]
Thomas R. Krause and Paul J. Voss put forth 10 questions to consider in encouraging an ethical corporate culture. What is the relationship between ethics and other performance metrics in the company? Have we, as required by the 2004 federal sentencing guidelines, offered ethics training for all of our employees? Does the training provide more […]
One way to view compliance policies is grouping them into mandatory and voluntary policies. Mandatory are those dictated by law. Voluntary are those the organization has imposed to futher business objectives and manage risk. Thanks to Carole Switzer, President of OCEG for this perspective.
Morrison & Foerster has put together a Privacy Library with links to the relevant statutes and regulations. The library include each sate in the U.S., along with other countries and multilateral organizations. The firm has also launched Summit Privacy, a subscription service that provides a searchable privacy database of global privacy laws.
Miriam Wugmeister, Nathan D. Taylor of Morrison & Foerester wrote the December Privacy and Data Security Update: Six States Now Require Social Security Number Protection Policies. Connecticut – Ct. H.B. 5658. Massachusetts – 201 Mass. Code Regs. §§ 17.01 – 17.04. Michigan – Mich. Comp. Laws § 445.84. New Mexico – N.M. Stat. §§ 57-12B-2 […]
Deloitte hosted an executive roundtable on Massachusetts Data Protection. The room was packed full of us trying to figure what to do with these regulations. Mark Schreiber of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge kicked things off with a look at the history of the regulation and the regulators view of the regulations. The regulators acknowledge […]
An anonymous online survey by TRACE International found that, of those business people visiting China who were asked for more than one bribe, almost 20 percent reported that they had been solicited more than 100 times. TRACE set up an online bribe-reporting system that allows people to file reports in different languages about bribe demands. […]
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