Corporate Governance

Corporate Counsel in the Crosshairs

In regulatory and criminal investigative matters, an in-house attorney often faces a dilemma – how to balance the duty of loyalty to the corporation against […]

New Standards for Aiding and Abetting

In a recent case, SEC v. Joseph F. Apuzzo, a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals made it significantly easier for the SEC […]

What to Expect in the 2013 
Say-On-Pay Season

The introduction of mandatory say-on-pay pressured companies and compensation committees to ensure that pay programs were aligned with company performance and strong governance practices. Where […]

Valuation Key to Managing IP

This article summarizes procedures to measure, control and exploit a company’s intellectual property. The author, a certified public accountant accredited in business valuation, says that […]

The Evolving Role of the General Counsel

A recent Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP poll of 1,300 business professionals found that nearly two-thirds of respondents believe that market volatility has driven increased […]

Can Internal Investigations be Kept From Shareholders?

Addressing the question that titles this article, the author first considers the case of Mark Hurd, former chairman, president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company, as […]

Friendly Fire from the SEC

In November of 2011, the SEC approved new rules imposing additional listing and disclosure requirements for companies seeking to go public through a reverse merger […]

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