Last Wednesday, J&F Investimentos S.A. and a subsidiary agreed to pay a total of $285 million to settle FCPA charges brought by the SEC and DOJ. With that settlement, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act hit its two biggest milestones yet.… Continue Reading
A deadly pandemic, an economic crisis, social unrest and a contentious U.S. presidential election – these are some of the unprecedented challenges facing corporate boardrooms in 2020. So, how well have boards done in responding? Paula Loop analyzes results from a recent PwC report. The COVID-19 pandemic and the economic turmoil it has caused have
As Jim Nortz explains, a boots-on-the-ground, eyeball-to-eyeball assessment can be a powerful and effective way to conduct first-party due diligence. After all, “there ain’t nothin’ like touchin’ and feelin’.” In the early 1990s, I served as Senior Safety, Health and Environmental Counsel for a multinational specialty chemical company. A couple of years after joining the
Citibank’s parent company, Citigroup, disclosed this year that an astounding 15 percent of its employees are now categorized as “risk, regulatory, and compliance staff,” up from 4.3 percent about ten years ago.… Continue Reading
MiFID II was designed to provide more protection to investors and greater transparency in Europe’s biggest capital markets. Now, two years in, what has been the impact? Fenergo’s Edel Brophy discusses fines, the affect the pandemic has had and how to navigate the changing regulatory landscape. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is
Inventa™ Platform Recognized for Its Sustainable Approach to Data Discovery and Classification New York, NY, October 14, 2020 — Itouch.io, provider of the Inventa™ AI-based sustainable data discovery and management platform for privacy, security, and governance, today announced that it has been named “Enterprise Risk Management Solution of the Year” in the fourth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program.