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Does your D&O policy cover government investigations?

This briefing examines a recent Tenth Circuit decision, MusclePharm Corp. v. Liberty Insurance Underwriters, which calls into question whether and when a D&O policy will respond to a government investigation.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 17 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Tax reform bill seeks to transform executive compensation, eliminate tax-favored treatment for key employee benefit programs

This article provides a high-level summary of the proposed changes in the long-awaited Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, released by the House Ways and Means Committee on November 2, 2017.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 09 November 2017 | Practice Area: Directors

Mapping responsibility: HKMA extends focus on management and its accountability

On 16 October 2017, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced the introduction of a new Management Accountability Initiative. This bulletin provides an overview of the MAI, and considers timing and next steps.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 08 November 2017 | Practice Area: Management Buyins and Buyouts

Unavailability of key personnel: a growing protest risk

A recent decision from the US Government Accountability Office confirms that an offeror may be excluded from a competition if an employee proposed as "Key Personnel" becomes unavailable before award.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 06 October 2017 | Practice Area: Restraint of Trade

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BEAR exposure draft released – are you ready?

The key features of the Australian Government's Banking Executive Accountability Regime are set out in this briefing.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 02 October 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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California expands Voluntary Disclosure Program for out-of-state trusts

The authors of this alert argue that the expansion of the VDP to include out-of-state trusts with California beneficiaries was long overdue.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 02 October 2017 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

SEC issues additional guidance for CEO Pay-Ratio Rule

It is now clear that the CEO Pay Ratio disclosure rule will go into effect as scheduled. This briefing examines the SEC’s recent guidance on the matter.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 27 September 2017 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

Financial crime and investigations update for UK corporates

The law and practice relating to financial crime and investigations is evolving fast. This article provides a high level overview of recent developments for UK companies.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 26 September 2017 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering

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New D&O survey demonstrates increasing number of FCA investigations against senior managers

Allen and Overy, in conjunction with Willis Towers Watson, conducted a survey among C-suite directors, revealing at least 33% percent have experienced a claim or investigation involving a senior manager. Read the report.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 20 September 2017 | Practice Area: Directors

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SFC obtains disqualification and court orders against Hanergy’s former directors

The Court of First Instance’s decision has important implications for directors of listed companies when failing to act in the best interests of the company.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 September 2017 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

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