Foreign acquisitions and the FCPA

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, a publication dedicated to legal issues relevant to corporate lawyers, recently interviewed Alfredo Avila, Assistant General Counsel at Monsanto about how they approach FCPA compliance for acquisitions. Monsanto recently acquired a US-based company with a Turkish subsidiary, and found during the due diligence the sub had made inappropriate payments to Turkish […]

Accounting firms are not marketing with blogs

Law firms continue to outpace accounting firms when it comes to harnessing the power of blogs to market their services to current and potential clients. A recent post by Michelle Golden asks the question “Isn’t Your Firm Blogging Yet?” and the answer apparently is no. The post quotes this one from LexBlog founder Kevin O’Keefe, […]