Corporate compliance and ethics programs are largely driven by a need to safeguard a company's reputation, but in-house compliance leaders are facing hurdles when it comes to resources and policy management, according to the "2013 Global Compliance and Ethics Benchmarking Survey."
An Australian federal court ruled for DC Comics in rejecting a local fitness company's attempt to register a "Superman Workout" trademark.
Recently enacted federal and state rules, along with some very public pressure, are making U.S. companies take a closer look at how they manage their international supply chains.
Prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act declined during 2012, even as 15 new countries were cracking down on such crimes involving their own government officials, according to a survey by TRACE International Inc.
A recent opinion from the Southern District of New York has opened the door for the United States federal judiciary to exercise jurisdiction over virtually any Internet communication, even when the communication both originates and terminates outside the physical jurisdiction of the U.S.
At what point does a troubled organization's leader do greater harm to good governance by staying than by leaving?
Macau, the Chinese territory that has become Asia's gaming mecca, had gambling revenue of $38 billion last year. All that growth has, of course, spawned a huge amount of legal work.
The national security review is the biggest single hurdle to many Chinese investments in the U.S., but many in China think the process is unfair.
With global mergers and acquisitions on the rise, corporate compliance is the top concern for executives involved in deals, according to "Trends in Cross-Border M&A," a new report from Baker & McKenzie.
Apparel company Ralph Lauren Corp. has agreed to give up $700,000 in profits to resolve bribery allegations, marking the Securities and Exchange Commission's first nonprosecution agreement involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act misconduct.
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