Category Archives: Sarbanes-Oxley

Is It Time To Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

The intriguing and continuously unfolding Wal-Mart Mexican bribery story brings up an issue of great importance to executives these days: when it is time to find yourself a good criminal defense lawyer? After all, with Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and the Foreign … Continue reading

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Options Backdating Still a Problem

Executives looking to maximize their compensation have many ways to do so besides a bump in salary, including bonuses, stock, stock options, retirement plans, retirement insurance, golden parachutes, and other perks of the company-jet and season-ticket variety. There is great … Continue reading

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Blowing the Whistle Still a Risky Proposition

Whistleblowing remains perilous territory for executives, even with the protections offered by 2002’s Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the financial incentives offered by 2010’s Dodd-Frank Act. Yet there is a powerful argument to be made that executives with information about possible shareholder … Continue reading

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