The Securities and Exchange Commission is reinvigorating its accounting regulation enforcement efforts, including by adding dedicated staff and utilizing data mining. Plans include testing some […]
With the number of class-action lawsuits filed against employers performing criminal background checks on potential employees growing, companies may find an effective defense in amendments […]
There’s some schadenfreude afoot, but GC Stephen Cutler carries on, emphasizing the lessons-learned…
Exercising new powers instituted after the financial crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission is having meetings with dozens of London hedge funds this week to […]
Companies will have to show how CEO compensation compares to that of average workers under a pay ratio proposal from the Securities and Exchange Commission. […]
The degree of compliance activity in major companies has increased since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and disclosures regarding investigations and pending legislation are typically […]
Is the deck stacked against renewables?
Applicants must be asked to self-identify, and employers must come up with ratio of applicants to hires in the protected categories.
Employers who want to stay out of court are advised to analyze carefully the differences between practices that are acceptable, given the situation..
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency in the Commerce Department, has been charged by the President with developing a cybersecurity framework […]