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June 30, 2014

Below is our roundup for June 2014’s biggest compliance stories.  Vote for which one you think deserves the top spot! Dodd-Frank Conflict Mineral Disclosure Deadline Reached – June 2, 2014 was the first filing deadline for SEC issuers to comply ...

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May 29, 2014

Vote below for what you think was this month’s biggest compliance story: Conflict Mineral Disclosure Deadline Approaches. The Appellate Court for the District of Columbia denied the National Association of Manufacturer’s emergency stay motion to block the SEC’s conflict minerals rule.  ...

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April 30, 2014

Vote for what you think was this month’s top compliance story. Anti-corruption reporting becomes more transparent in Europe. The European Parliament adopted the long-awaited directive on the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information, which requires large public-interest entities with more than 500 ...

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April 23, 2014

On April 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the disclosure requirement for conflict minerals in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“the Act”) was unconstitutional.  In National Association of Manufacturers ...

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April 10, 2014

While the U.S. remains the leader in formal foreign bribery actions, defined as cross-border enforcement actions by government agencies that have resulted in formal charges or official declinations, other countries are certainly taking steps to close that gap.  The number ...

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April 1, 2014

Vote for what you think is this month’s top compliance story. U.S. government freezes stolen assets of former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha– A civil forfeiture complaint was unsealed this month indicating that the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) is seeking ...

Kathleen Hamann, White & Case LLP
March 7, 2014

Today’s guest blog post is written by Ms. Kathleen Hamann.  Ms. Hamann, a partner at White & Case LLP in Washington, DC, was previously a Trial Attorney in the FCPA Unit at the Department of Justice, where she selected and ...

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February 27, 2014

Today’s blog post is courtesy of Michelle Juan, the Regional Consultant of TRACE in the Asia Pacific. Previously she was General Counsel at the Araneta Group of Companies, and an attorney at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De los Angeles.   ...