The Law of Governance Risk Management and Compliance

Author: Geoffrey P. Miller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887133
Format: PDF, ePub
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The second edition of The Law of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance follows the first edition, as the first casebook focused on the law of governance, risk management, and compliance. Author Geoffrey P. Miller, a highly respected professor of corporate and financial law, brings real world experience to the book as a member of the board of directors and audit and risk committees of a significant banking institution. The book addresses issues of fundamental importance for any regulated organization (the $13 billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is only one of many examples). This book can be a cornerstone for courses on compliance, corporate governance, or on the role of attorneys in managing risk in organizational clients.

The Law of Governance Risk Management and Compliance

Author: Geoffrey P. Miller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454846577
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The first casebook on the law of governance, risk management, and compliance. Author Geoffrey P. Miller, a highly respected professor of corporate and financial law, also brings real world experience to the book as a member of the board of directors and audit and risk committees of a significant banking institution. The book addresses issues of fundamental importance for any regulated organization (the $13 billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is only one of many examples). This book can be a cornerstone for courses on compliance, corporate governance, or on the role of attorneys in managing risk in organizational clients. Features: Addresses issues of enormous and growing importance that are not covered by other law school casebooks. Presents numerous cutting edge issues in a rapidly growing body of law and practice. Covers a subject matter that is a major employment opportunity for law school graduates. Professors who adopt this book participate in a new and burgeoning field of academic study and legal practice. Covers general issues as well as specific fields of compliance and risk management. Includes two sets of case studies--one on cases where compliance programs broke down (e.g., Enron, WorldComm, and JP Global), and one on cases where risk management broke down (e.g., UBS and the financial crisis, and JPMorgan Chase and the London whale). Features fewer cases and a higher ratio of author-written text and materials drawn from regulatory publications than in typical law school casebooks. Authored by a professor who is also an independent director of a financial institution.

The Law of Governance Risk Management and Compliance

Author: Geoffrey P. Miller
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454881988
Format: PDF, ePub
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The second edition of The Law of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance follows the first edition, as the first casebook focused on the law of governance, risk management, and compliance. Author Geoffrey P. Miller, a highly respected professor of corporate and financial law, brings real world experience to the book as a member of the board of directors and audit and risk committees of a significant banking institution. The book addresses issues of fundamental importance for any regulated organization (the $13 billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is only one of many examples). This book can be a cornerstone for courses on compliance, corporate governance, or on the role of attorneys in managing risk in organizational clients.

Transnational Business Problems

Author: Detlev F. Vagts
Publisher: Ingram
ISBN: 9781609300845
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Fifth Edition Transnational Business Problems combines the best aspects of a conceptual, systemic approach and a problems approach. It provides a sophisticated intellectual framework for understanding the most significant contractual and regulatory issues in international business. At fewer than 700 pages, this compact book is ideal for a one-semester course. One volume. Transnational Business Problems presents the important practical and policy aspects of international transactions in one reasonably-sized volume.Deals with Systemic Issues First. Transnational Business Problems considers systemic issues first. Five introductory chapters discuss the structure of the international system, the different players in international business--corporations, lawyers, international institutions--and issues that reach across all kinds of transactions such as dispute resolution and tax.Problems Approach. The introductory chapters are followed by eight problems, each focused on a different kind of transaction: transnational sales, agency and distributorship agreements, licensing, foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, development agreements, and international debt instruments. Each problem covers both contractual and regulatory issues. Nearly all begin with a sample contract.Sophistication. The book uses primary source materials--draft contracts, statutes, regulations, treaties, cases, and arbitral awards--that allow students, with help from the text, to work through issues in a realistic way. It goes beyond the nuts and bolts of transactions to encourage consideration of broader policy issues: from the liability of corporations for human rights violations to restrictions on foreign investment; from the compulsory licensing of HIV drugs to the restructuring of sovereign debt.Geographical Diversity. Transnational Business Problems reflects the geographical diversity of business today. The problems focus on China, the European Union, South America, Mexico, and the Middle East. Materials from other parts of the world are included in the introductory chapters.Intellectual Heritage. Transnational Business Problems grows out of a rich intellectual heritage that began with Milton Katz and Kingman Brewster's International Transactions and evolved into Henry Steiner and Detlev Vagts's Transnational Legal Problems. This book views transnational business problems as a particular species of transnational legal problem that both generates and is influenced by transnational legal process.Fully Updated. The Fifth Edition of Transnational Business Problems is fully updated to account for developments through the start of 2014. Every year between editions the authors provide an update in memo form that teachers can distribute as a supplement to their classes.Useful Teacher's Manual. Transnational Business Problems has a complete teacher's manual that provides suggestions on how to approach the material and answers to all of the questions posed in the text. The manual also contains sample syllabi.

Legal and Compliance Risk

Author: Peter Kurer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198719793
Format: PDF
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Over the last 30 years, risks and costs associated with legal conflicts, compliance breaches, litigation, regulatory investigations, criminal prosecution, trials, and arbitration have increased exponentially in frequency and financial harm. Peter Kurer, former business lawyer, GC and chairman of UBS, and board member from various industries, presents his unique insight into the challenges of managing legal risk in a climate of globalization, corporate governance, and shifting political agendas. Legal & Compliance Risk: A Strategic Response to a Rising Threat for Global Business offers an overview of the global ascent of legal risk and outlines the ways in which companies have reacted to it. It presents the key processes that can be used to combat legal and compliance risk, including setting the proper strategy and risk governance on board level, organizing internal operations, allocation of work to internal and external legal and risk experts, developing effective internal reporting systems, using cutting-edge technology, and managing ethical conduct of employees as well as integrating these different processes within a business to build an effective business model for combating legal risk. Offering analytics, management tools, real-life examples, and practical advice in a user-friendly format, this is an accessible guide to managing legal risk for board members, senior managers, and professionals dealing with legal risk in and for global companies.

Privacy Impact Assessment

Author: David Wright
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400725434
Format: PDF
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Virtually all organisations collect, use, process and share personal data from their employees, customers and/or citizens. In doing so, they may be exposing themselves to risks, from threats and vulnerabilities, of that data being breached or compromised by negligent or wayward employees, hackers, the police, intelligence agencies or third-party service providers. A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that 70 per cent of organisations surveyed had suffered a data breach in the previous year. Privacy impact assessment is a tool, a process, a methodology to identify, assess, mitigate or avoid privacy risks and, in collaboration with stakeholders, to identify solutions. Contributors to this book – privacy commissioners, academics, consultants, practitioners, industry representatives – are among the world’s leading PIA experts. They share their experience and offer their insights to the reader in the policy and practice of PIA in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States and elsewhere. This book, the first such on privacy impact assessment, will be of interest to any organisation that collects or uses personal data and, in particular, to regulators, policy-makers, privacy professionals, including privacy, security and information officials, consultants, system architects, engineers and integrators, compliance lawyers and marketing professionals. In his Foreword, surveillance studies guru Gary Marx says, “This state-of-the-art book describes the most comprehensive tool yet available for policy-makers to evaluate new personal data information technologies before they are introduced.” This book could save your organisation many thousands or even millions of euros (or dollars) and the damage to your organisation’s reputation and to the trust of employees, customers or citizens if it suffers a data breach that could have been avoided if only it had performed a privacy impact assessment before deploying a new technology, product, service or other initiative involving personal data.

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Author: Wayne K. Lewis
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781531001582
Format: PDF, Docs
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This exceptionally student-friendly coursebook uses carefully constructed Problems and carefully edited cases to help students understand and apply UCC Article 2¿s sometimes complex statutory scheme and to prepare them for the bar exam and entry-level law practice. Relevant statutory provisions and Official Comments are reproduced in the coursebook in close proximity to the narrative and cases in which they are discussed and to the Problems in which they are applied, eliminating the need to consult a statutory supplement. Flow charts help students understand the application of some of the more difficult statutory provisions. An in-depth Teaching Manual includes explanations of the authors¿ learning objectives, the text of every Problem in the book and an accompanying analysis. As a bonus, the authors have injected some gentle humor at various points that should lighten the mood and enhance the enjoyment of using the book for faculty and students.

Intellectual Privacy

Author: Neil Richards
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199946140
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Neil Richards argues that when privacy and free speech truly conflict, free speech should almost always win, but contends that, contrary to conventional wisdom, speech and privacy are only rarely in conflict"--

Law and Neuroscience

Author: Owen D. Jones
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454847034
Format: PDF, Docs
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The implications for law of new neuroscientific techniques and findings are now among the hottest topics in legal, academic, and media venues. Law and Neuroscience – a collaboration of professors in law, neuroscience, and biology – is the first coursebook to chart this new territory, providing the world’s most comprehensive collection of neurolaw materials. Features: Designed from the ground up with extensive e-capability in mind, with each e-chapter extensively linked to outside sources. Technical subjects explained in an accessible and user-friendly manner. Extensive glossary of key terms. Covers highly current material; over 60% of the cases and publications included were published since 2008

Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization

Author: William T. Allen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876506
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The extraordinary authorship of William T. Allen and Reinier Kraakman provides a unique real-world perspective to Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization. Logical and flexible organization allows for chapters to be taught in any order to accommodate alternative teaching approaches. Rich commentary in the form of explanatory notes facilitates teaching and understanding. Careful case selection and editing presents both classic and important recent cases. An economic-analysis perspective is made accessible through clear and consistent explanatory text. Examples, hypotheticals, and diagrams illustrate conceptual and theoretical models. The text can easily be used in a Business Organization course with a focus on corporate law. Features: New chapter on basic finance and valuation concepts that updates materials from earlier editions Extensively revised chapter on the corporate voting system which addresses the success of several governance reforms Updated discussion of the duty of loyalty including Delaware benefit corporations and the demise of Emerald Partners II Up-to-date and authoritative commentary on the Delaware case law A presentation centered on the principal-agent problem, which gives students a functional framework for understanding both statutory law and judicial decisions