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Antitrust argument the latest attempt to regulate Big Tech


Congress and presidential candidates alike are escalating their efforts to thwart the dominance of the tech giants.

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Breaking up is dumb to do


Is splitting up big tech companies a cure for their outsized influence? Probably not.


States continue to fill federal data privacy void


While Congress largely remains mired in hearings and pre-election posturing, states are increasingly putting their own scrutiny on large tech companies and their data collection policies.


Software problems exacerbate lease compliance


Nearing the end of their second quarter observing new lease accounting rules, many public company accounting departments are still cursing their software.


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Bill demands ownership reveals for shell companies


The newly proposed ILLICIT CASH Act would, for the first time, require shell companies to disclose their true owners to the U.S. Department of Treasury.


EDPB adopts final Codes of Conduct guidelines


European data protection authorities met on June 4 to discuss guidelines for Codes of Conduct in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation.


Video: CW panel dishes on hot topics in compliance


Compliance Week’s editorial staff discusses new DOJ guidance, CECL, women on boards, and more during a panel session at the CW2019 annual conference in Washington D.C.


Insys files for bankruptcy after $225M settlement


Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics has filed for bankruptcy after agreeing to a $225 million global resolution to settle investigations concerning deceptive marketing and distribution of the drug Subsys.


Reps continue push for big bank diversity data


Members of the House Financial Services Committee have sent letters to 37 bank holding companies requesting their diversity and inclusion data.


Report says more companies address climate change, struggle with disclosures


A task force on climate-related financial disclosures found “encouraging progress” in its latest report, though there’s still work to be done when considering financial risks.


Regulators globally still call for better audits


While encouraged by the trend in audit inspection results, global audit regulators report they are still seeing levels of audit deficiency that command continued focus on improvement.


OSI Systems: FCPA probes have been closed


DOJ and SEC investigations into market security company OSI Systems have officially been terminated. No further information was provided.

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World Bank debars China Railway Construction, two subsidiaries


The World Bank announced the nine-month debarment of China Railway Construction Corp. and two of its subsidiaries concerning misconduct under a highway project in Georgia.


SFO fines FH Bertling £850,000 in Angolan bribery scheme


The U.K. Serious Fraud Office on June 3 fined U.K.-based logistics and freight operations company FH Bertling £850,000 (U.S. $1.08 million) for a bribery scheme created to secure contracts in Angola.

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