Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

In this prior post, the D & O Diary noted the recent resurgence of the 70’s vintage statute, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Recent developments in the Comverse Technology options timing investigation underscore the increasing importance of the FCPA, particularly as the options backdating scandal continues to unfold.

On August 9, 2006, the

Sarbanes-Oxley Act Whistleblower Updates: In a May 31, 2006 ruling, an Administrative Review Board (ARB) of the U.S. Department of Labor has answered two important questions arising Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the so-called Whistleblower provisions. (Prior D & O Diary posts regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower provisions can be found here and here