Tag Archives: Corporate

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U.K. Seeks Tougher Laws on Corporate Financial Crime 

U.K. Seeks Tougher Laws on Corporate Financial Crime 

By Suzi Ring, Bloomberg News A proposal to toughen U.K. laws to make it easier to hold companies accountable for financial crime is still under consideration by the government after years of back and forth, according to a speech from the solicitor general. “The weaknesses in our current law result in other jurisdictions holding British

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Tony Valukas on the Root Causes of Corporate Scandals (Video)

Anton Valukas, a senior partner at Jenner & Block LLP and former chairman of the firm, discusses what boards can do to avert corporate scandals. He spoke to Bloomberg BNA at the sidelines of an April 25 University of Delaware/Association of Corporate Counsel conference on the Volkswagen emissions scandal. The conference was sponsored by Bloomberg

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U.K. Regulator Looks to Enhance ‘Corporate Culture’

By David R. Jones, Bloomberg BNA  Auditors must seize the initiative in highlighting concerns about the companies they audit to boards of directors, the chief executive officer of the U.K. Financial Reporting Council told Bloomberg BNA Oct. 19. Speaking on the sidelines of FRC’s 2016 open annual meeting in London, Stephen Haddrill said that “auditors should draw boards’ attention to


Law Firm Failure: More Personality Than Profits

Photo by EASTCOBBERMagazine (Creative Commons/ Flickr) It doesn’t matter how profitable a big law firm is — If the partners don’t get along with each other, the firm will fail, according to Andrew Glincher, CEO and managing partner of Nixon Peabody. “We are in a people business,” said Glincher in a phone interview on Wednesday. “There


Former Top DuPont Lawyer Takes On Big Law

Photo by Jason Murphy (Flickr/ Creative Commons) Coming to a law firm after 38 years in-house “is a little out of the ordinary,” according to the former general counsel of chemical company DuPont Co., who joined Ballard Spahr of Philadelphia last September. “I don’t have a hell of a lot of billable hours,” said Tom Sager,