Latest Regulation & legal articles

April 18, 2014

Until the court issues a stay or the SEC clarifies its expectations for filers, companies should comply with May 31 deadline

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April 16, 2014

An imminent Supreme Court ruling may cause lawsuits to plummet, while a new SEC task force could open more accounting-related cases

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March 18, 2014

Restaurant and retail industries are seen as key targets of a likely proposal to amend the test for exempt status according to time spent on executive duties

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March 13, 2014

Even a narrow win could invalidate more than 1,000 NLRB decisions and lead to other recess appointee challenges

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March 6, 2014

But dissent opinion worries the ruling will invite a flood of claims from employees Congress never intended to protect

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March 6, 2014

As companies deal with crackdown by regulators, they should keep in mind that self-reporting and strong compliance programs can reduce severity of punishment

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February 27, 2014

The FTC will consider lenient enforcement actions when firms have taken reasonable precautions but will stop short of safe harbor provisions 

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February 14, 2014

Finding high-quality local counsel in regions with especially complex legal systems is one of the greatest challenges companies face

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February 11, 2014

Corporate Secretary's first ever research study finds that regulatory changes are the No. 1 challenge for most companies 

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February 10, 2014

Critics of a controversial new PCAOB proposal say it will usurp the audit committee's role  

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