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Senate confirms Gary Gensler as SEC chairman

2021-04-14T16:30:00+01:00By

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Gary Gensler to replace Jay Clayton as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Aaron Nicodemus explores what it means for ESG, cryptocurrency, and more.

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Walmart ethics and compliance chief Daniel Trujillo to depart

2021-04-14T14:03:00+01:00By

Daniel Trujillo, executive vice president and global chief ethics and compliance officer at Walmart, is leaving the company “to pursue other opportunities,” according to an internal memo shared with employees.

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FTC gearing up for aggressive oversight of antitrust, M&A

2021-04-13T20:05:00+01:00By

With a changing of the guard, the Federal Trade Commission is undergoing some major restructuring on the antitrust front. All told, it’s not just Big Tech and pharmaceutical companies that should be on alert.

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Ex-PCAOB risk officer files lawsuit alleging harassment, discrimination

2021-04-13T17:42:00+01:00By

The former chief risk officer of the PCAOB says she was subjected to a campaign of harassment and discrimination before she was unlawfully fired last year.

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New York law provides LIBOR fallbacks as rate nears end

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Facebook’s new leak: Assessing its liability under the GDPR

2021-04-08T20:19:00+01:00By

Old personal data of more than 533 million Facebook users was recently made publicly available on a hacker forum. Could the social media giant face a new investigation under the GDPR in response?

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Accounting considerations for companies merging with SPACs

2021-04-08T19:55:00+01:00By

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​Irish DPC seeking answers on Facebook breach

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The Irish Data Protection Commission has reached out to Facebook seeking to determine whether the social media giant’s weekend data breach should receive scrutiny under the General Data Protection Regulation.

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