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Money laundering finds new home in trade finance arena

As regulators crack down, corporates need to take a closer look.

Activists, cyberattacks top list of challenges facing boards in 2015

Shareholder activists and litigation, cybersecurity, and enforcement are among the issues that need to be top of mind for boards of directors this year, corporate lawyers advise.

Supreme Court decision about false statements to have 'greatest practical impact' in recent memory for companies, predicts legal expert

Despite the interest generated by the Supreme Court's Halliburton ruling last year, the decision pales in comparison to another expected this year, according to a securities litigation expert.

Recent court decision helps protect confidentiality of corporations' settlements with federal authorities, law firm says

A recent court decision helps protect the confidentiality of corporations' settlements with federal authorities, a law firm says.

Derivatives collateral still a concern for corporates

U.S. companies push for legislation exempting nonfinancial end users of derivatives from margin requirement.

International tax avoidance concentrated within 450 multinationals

New research finds that 90 percent of intra-firm exports to tax havens comes from a small number of large companies.

Big shifts in corporate tax landscape seen coming in 2015

Potential changes in corporate taxation could create major headaches for CFOs next year, KPMG warns.

Lapse in federal terrorism backstop leaves businesses scrambling

Property, worker's compensation are areas of coverage most affected.

Alstom case underscores the importance of FCPA compliance programs

One reason the French engineering firm is likely to pay the biggest criminal penalty to date for foreign bribery is that it had no compliance program in place.

Social and environmental shareholder proposals crop up at more annual meetings

Almost 40 percent of shareholder proposals submitted at Russell 3000 companies that had an annual meeting in the first half of the year were related to social and environmental issues, according to The Conference Board.