Category Archives: Shareholder Liability

Take Your Preventive Medicine


Better planning and management can head off most but not all problems. Sometimes stuff happens even when you do everything right. Either way, better management usually minimizes the damage and makes it easier to clean up the mess. It’s never … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling Boosts Arbitration Agreements’ Enforcability 


Employers and businesses should review their options to use arbitration and possible enhanced duty to arbitrate under arbitration agreements based on new SCOTUS Kindred Health decision. Continue reading

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Homeland Security Issues Urgent Cyber Warning To US Businesses


U.S. agencies are warning U.S. businesses to batten down their cyber security defenses to guard against a WannaCry ransomware cybersecurity threat sweeping the Globe. Continue reading

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Data Breach & Cyber Securities & Investor Risk Management


Corporations and their leaders to add reviewing prospectus and investor cyber security and data breach disclosures to their data breach and cyber security risk management and response to do lists help guard against  post event  shareholder claims and regulator investigations. … Continue reading

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10 Practical Pointers To Use Law To Better Strengthen The Legal Defensibility Of Your Business & Its Leaders


Businesses and their leaders struggling to managing the ever-changing and constantly growing regulatory and other legal risks inherent in operating a business in today’s litigation and enforcement-charged environment often miss invaluable opportunities by failing to take certain basic steps that strengthen their liability defenses and the effectiveness of their risk management and compliance efforts.

While each organization and leader needs to carefully tailor its organizational risk management and compliance programs to meet the unique needs and challenges of its operations, all risk management and compliance efforts generally should incorporate and operate on at least each of the following 10 Corporate Governance processes:
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Money Services Business Pays $45K CMP For Violating BSA Reporting Requirements


Mian, Inc., doing business as Tower Package Store, a money services business (MSB) is learning an expensive of the risks of failing to report cash transactions and other anti-money laundering (AML) requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  It’s paying … Continue reading

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FFI List Search and Download Tool Added To FATCA Website


The FFI List Search and Download Tool located on the FATCA Website is now available.  Use the Search and Download Tool to find out if a Foreign Financial Institution (FFI) has registered.  Download an entire list of Financial Institutions or … Continue reading

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June 16 Deadline Nears for Taxpayers Living Abroad; June 4 IRS Webinar Can Help Those Reporting Foreign Accounts


Taxpayers abroad qualifying for an automatic two-month extension must file their 2013 federal income tax returns by Monday, June 16, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The June 16 deadline applies to U.S. citizens and resident aliens living overseas, or … Continue reading

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Justice Department ADA, Fair Housing Disability Discrimination Settlement with Design Professionals Highlights Growing Disability Discrimination Exposures


A settlement announced May 16, 2013 reminds U.S. housing and other businesses of their growing exposure to disability discrimination claims.  Justice Department Nails Architects & Engineers For Disability Discrimination On May 16, 2013, the Justice Department announced a $865,000 settlement … Continue reading

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Disability Exposures Big US Business Risk; New DOD App Helps ID Resources


Businesses and individuals looking to find solutions to help accommodate persons with disabilities may find a new free app for Apple Devices from the Department of Defense (DOD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program helpful.  The new application now available in the iTunes App store … Continue reading

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