The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (the “FAR Council”) currently is considering amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) that would elevate the consideration of climate-related risks in Federal Government contracting.Continue Reading ESG for Government Contractors: Climate-Related Risk Considerations in Federal Procurement
Raymond Marshall is a business litigation and white collar investigations partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. He is also the Team Leader of the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Team and Team Leader of the Securities Enforcement Team.
In Wake of Panama Papers Scandal Obama Calls for Stricter Bank Regulations, Tax Rules
In a news conference May 6, President Obama addressed recently announced rules and proposed regulations intended to help the U.S. fight tax evasion and other crimes connected to anonymous offshore companies and accounts. The announcements come after a month of intense review by the administration following the first release of the so-called Panama Papers, millions of documents stolen or leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack, Fonseca. The papers have revealed a who’s who of international politicians, business leaders, sports figures and celebrities involved with financial transactions accomplished through anonymous shell corporations.
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