Corporate governance in the United States: overview and outlook | Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Legal Briefing

There are four key sources of corporate governance law and regulation in the United States: state corporate law (predominantly Delaware, in which over half of all US publicly traded corporations are incorporated); federal securities law, including the US Securities Act of 1933 and the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the regulations of the …

US authorities set an aggressive white-collar enforcement agenda after historic lull | Schulte Roth & Zabel

Legal Briefing

In the United States, the Department of Justice (DoJ), including the regional US Attorney Offices, have federal criminal enforcement authority. Certain state regulators including District Attorneys and Attorneys General have criminal authority for state-level offences. There are several federal regulatory agencies who are very active in regulating the financial services arena, but who are limited …