Compliance

How To Respond To Whistleblower Demands

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The company receives a letter from a former employee, alleging the company has engaged in a financial fraud and demanding a seven-figure payment, or else […]

Looking Climate Change In The Eye

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A thought-provoking interview with an iconoclast, in the New York Times magazine, comes with no real concrete prescription except possibly look to natural gas for […]

Guidance On Risks Related To Cryptocurrency

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New York State’s Department of Financial Services has issued new guidance for controlling risks related to cryptocurrency, including money laundering and other illicit activity. According […]

Why Companies Underestimate the Risk Of AI

A survey from law firm Baker McKenzie finds that adoption of AI into company management functions – notably but not exclusively into hiring and other […]

Pollution Exclusion Cases

If the SEC’s proposed climate risk disclosure rule is adopted, public companies’ directors and officers liability risks will increase. D&O insurance is designed to respond […]

Who Wants To Be First To Disclose This Ubiquitous Risk?

The pandemic that everyone talks about, has spawned a wider pandemic, but mum’s the word on that one. Two years of constant fear of infection, […]

Multi-Nationals Take Note – ESG-Based Shareholder Derivative Actions Are Going Global

Many corporate stakeholders in the U.S. are weighing how companies are managing climate risks, compared to how they are publicizing their awareness that those risks […]

What To Do Now About Pending Climate-Change Disclosure Rules

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The SEC requirement for company information related to climate change is still at the proposal stage, and we likely won’t see a final rule until […]

Antitrust and the Push To Protect Workers

In a client alert, White & Case highlights events in Q4 2021 that illustrate the government’s determination to use antitrust laws to protect workers. In […]

Éminence Grise Of PR Opines On “Political Risk”

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Child abuse within the Catholic church, problems with pet food, Nigeria’s response to Boco Haram’s kidnapping of school girls, and innumerable corporate glitches, missteps and […]