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The Law of Governance Risk Management and Compliance

The Law of Governance  Risk Management  and Compliance Author Geoffrey P. Miller
ISBN-10 9781454887133
Release 2017-03-12
Pages 840
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The second edition of The Law of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance follows the first edition, as the first casebook focused on the law of governance, risk management, and compliance. Author Geoffrey P. Miller, a highly respected professor of corporate and financial law, brings real world experience to the book as a member of the board of directors and audit and risk committees of a significant banking institution. The book addresses issues of fundamental importance for any regulated organization (the $13 billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is only one of many examples). This book can be a cornerstone for courses on compliance, corporate governance, or on the role of attorneys in managing risk in organizational clients.

Fundamentals of EU VAT Law

Fundamentals of EU VAT Law Author Ad van Doesum
ISBN-10 9041170162
Release 2016
Pages 571
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What's in this book: The systematic presentation covers such issues and topics as the following: sources of EU VAT law, including principles derived from CJEU case law; principles underlying the EU VAT system; relations among the layers of VAT law - primary and secondary EU law, national law; how to apply the VAT legislation and case law; allocation of taxing rights (place of supply rules); invoicing requirements and other administrative obligations; exemptions, VAT rates and the taxable amount; the right of deduction of input VAT; intra-Community transactions, importation and exportation; immovable property; and how far a national court must and can go in interpreting national provisions in the light of the VAT Directive and the principles underlying the VAT system. The book follows the structure of the VAT Directive/VAT determination scheme, with additional topical chapters on immovable property, intra-Community transactions, and importation and exportation of goods. Furthermore, a comprehensive analysis of VAT rules based on real-life examples deduced from EU case law is presented, thereby illustrating the functioning of the EU VAT system.

Fundamental Rights in International and European Law

Fundamental Rights in International and European Law Author Christophe Paulussen
ISBN-10 9789462650886
Release 2015-11-04
Pages 323
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In this book various perspectives on fundamental rights in the fields of public and private international law are innovatively covered. Published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague, the collection reflects the breadth and scope of the Institute’s research activities in the fields of public international law, EU law, private international law and international and European sports law. It does so by shedding more light on topical issues – such as drone warfare, the fight against terrorism, the international trade environment nexus and forced arbitration – that can be related to the theme of fundamental rights, which runs through all these four areas of research. Points of divergence and areas of common ground are uncovered in contributions from both staff members and distinguished external authors, having long-standing academic relations with the Institute. The Editors of this book are all staff members of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, each of them representing one of the areas of research the Institute covers.

High Performance with High Integrity

High Performance with High Integrity Author Ben W. Heineman Jr.
ISBN-10 9781422146064
Release 2008-06-03
Pages 208
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Our free-market capitalist system is the world's greatest driver of prosperity, but it has a dark side. Under intense pressure to make the numbers, executives and employees face temptation to cut corners, fudge accounts, or worse. And in today's unforgiving environment, such lapses can be catastrophic. Fines and settlements have amounted to billions of dollars. Careers and companies have imploded. In High Performance with High Integrity, Ben Heineman argues that there is only one way for companies to avoid such failures: CEOs must create a culture of integrity through exemplary leadership, transparency, incentives, and processes, not just rules and penalties. Heineman, GE's chief legal officer and a member of both Jack Welch's and Jeff Immelt's senior management teams for nearly twenty years, reveals crucial "performance with integrity" principles and practices that you can begin applying immediately, and shows how you can drive performance by integrating integrity systems and processes deep into company operations. Such principles and practices also create affirmative benefits: inside the corporation, in the marketplace and in society. Concise and insightful, this book provides a much-needed corporate blueprint for doing well while doing good in the high-pressure global economy. From our new Memo to the CEO series--solutions-focused advice from today's leading practitioners.

FinTech and RegTech in a Nutshell and the Future in a Sandbox

FinTech and RegTech in a Nutshell  and the Future in a Sandbox Author Douglas W. Arner
ISBN-10 9781944960261
Release 2017-07-31
Pages 20
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The 2008 global financial crisis represented a pivotal moment that separated prior phases of the development of financial technology (FinTech) and regulatory technology (RegTech) from the current paradigm. Today, FinTech has entered a phase of rapid development marked by the proliferation of startups and other new entrants, such as IT and ecommerce firms that have fragmented the financial services market. This new era presents fresh challenges for regulators and highlights why the evolution of FinTech necessitates a parallel development of RegTech. In particular, regulators must develop a robust new framework that promotes innovation and market confidence, aided by the use of regulatory "sandboxes." Certain RegTech developments today are highlighting the path toward another paradigm shift, which will be marked by a reconceptualization of the nature of financial regulation.

The Inside Counsel Revolution Resolving the Partner Guardian Tension

The Inside Counsel Revolution  Resolving the Partner Guardian Tension Author Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr.
ISBN-10 1634252799
Release 2016-02-07
Pages 400
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In the past 25 years, there has been a revolution in the legal profession. General Counsel and other inside lawyers have risen in quality, responsibility, power and status. Once second class citizens in corporations and the legal profession, they have become core members of top corporate management, equaling in importance the Chief Financial Officer and the finance function. Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. has led that revolution in his nearly 20 years as the top lawyer at GE. In this analytic and prescriptive book, he describes the essence of that transformation and the modern role of inside counsel: the key functions, relationships, issues, problems and dilemmas, and argues for the role of inside counsel as lawyer-statesman, motivated not just by the desire for income but by broader values of integrity and corporate citizenship."

Loan Officer s Practical Guide to Residential Finance 2016

Loan Officer s Practical Guide to Residential Finance 2016 Author Thomas A. Morgan
ISBN-10 1535563338
Release 2016-07-26
Pages 390
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This is the Updated 2016 Edition of the first book in the "Practical Guide" series for the mortgage industry. The July 2016 Version has been updated to meet the requirements of the TRID Rules, SAFE Act, CFPB, Dodd-Frank and many other changes. We have also made many of the changes recommended by Amazon readers and reviewers. With all of the changes in the industry, keeping this product up-to-date is a full time job. The book covers all of the vocational skills required of the loan originator, but also includes all Federal law, ethics, predatory lending and fraud components required by the Federal SAFE loan originator licensing Act of 2008. Published since 1992, and updated annually, this 390 page textbook was written as an answer to the "sink-or-swim" training methods of many mortgage firms. The format is designed to give the newly initiated loan officer/agent, lender, processor, or other initiate the practical information they need to do the loan officer's job. The reader learns how to understand rate and point quotes, how to use a financial calculator, how to make basic computations customers require, how to understand loan programs and compare product features. The student progresses through understanding loan specifications - Conventional Conforming, Jumbo, FHA/VA and Sub-Prime program guidelines - to a practical understanding of ratios, income, assets and closing costs, debts and credit history. This is then placed in the context of the loan application - how to collect all the required documents and disclosures and supervise a loan from application to closing. Beyond the basics, students learn how to finance various property types; condos, PUDs, new construction and investment property. A detailed chapter on refinancing addresses the issues which most often confront the loan officer in a period of heavy refinancing - 10 reasons to refinance. Finally, understanding how loans are made in the secondary market and the basics of interest rate quoting and behavior are covered. This product is submitted for approval for use in continuing education in all states which have, or are adopting, a requirement. Many companies use this product as a handout to prospective new loan officers. Many loan officers give this product to their referral sources to help educate them to the requirements of the industry.

Corporate Compliance Answer

Corporate Compliance Answer Author Christopher Andrew Myers
ISBN-10 IND:30000124861596
Release 2009
Pages 1145
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Organized in a convenient Q & A format that concisely addresses your key concerns, CORPORATE COMPLIANCE ANSWER BOOK helps: . Public companies meet the challenges of Sarbanes-Oxley reforms and related SEC rules. Government contractors deal with stringent federal procurement mandates. Health care groups satisfy Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA privacy and data security standards. Financial institutions cope with the Bank Secrecy Act and guidelines for electronic fund transfers. Corporations meet labor and employment mandates, environmental rules, lobbying and campaign finance laws, export control regulations and FCPA anti-bribery standardsPacked with insight on how to handle internal investigations, manage and retain company records, and qualify for federal leniency programs, CORPORATE COMPLIANCE ANSWER BOOK includes a bounty of compliance-enabling checklists and case studies

Fundamentals of Construction Law

Fundamentals of Construction Law Author L. Franklin Elmore
ISBN-10 1627223002
Release 2013
Pages 386
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Outlining the basics of construction law, this guide explains the major principles of construction law in a logical, useful format. A must-have for any lawyer practicing in the area, particularly those new to the field, chapters are written by some of the best and most experienced practitioners in construction law. Covering the subjects at the heart of every construction project and dispute, chapter authors offer critical perspective by explaining the views and roles of key parties, including owner, designer, contractor, and surety. In addition to discussing important contract provisions, other topics include insurance, scheduling, government contracts, defects, damages, and ADR.

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book Author Andrew L. Bab
ISBN-10 140242972X
Release 2017-11-07
Pages 1474
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M&A activity in the health care industry is at its highest level since the 1980s. Organized into four parts, this guide includes practical advice on how to address the various industry-specific issues arising in health care acquisitions.

Fundamentals of Municipal Finance

Fundamentals of Municipal Finance Author Joel A. Mintz
ISBN-10 1604428309
Release 2010
Pages 170
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Fundamentals of Municipal Finance has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Fundamentals of Municipal Finance also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Fundamentals of Municipal Finance book for free.

Everett and McCracken s Banking and Financial Institutions Law

Everett and McCracken s Banking and Financial Institutions Law Author Sheelagh McCracken
ISBN-10 0455230536
Release 2012
Pages 809
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"This edition opens with a detailed examination of the regulatory framework, which is marked by a diversity of regulators and a multiplicity of regulatory regimes. It then advances a general framework for analysing financing transactions, building on contractual and property law concepts and focusing on complexities arising from the role of financial institutions and the intricate and specialised nature of their business and the financial assets with which they deal. This discussion is followed by a close analysis of the operation of payment instruments as well as modes of taking security. It concludes by considering common financing structures such as syndication, securitisation and subordination"--Back cover.

Fintech and Financial Services

Fintech and Financial Services Author Mr.Dong He
ISBN-10 9781484303818
Release 2017-06-19
Pages 49
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A new wave of technological innovations, often called “fintech,” is accelerating change in the financial sector. What impact might fintech have on financial services, and how should regulation respond? This paper sets out an economic framework for thinking through the channels by which fintech might provide solutions that respond to consumer needs for trust, security, privacy, and better services, change the competitive landscape, and affect regulation. It combines a broad discussion of trends across financial services with a focus on cross-border payments and especially the impact of distributed ledger technology. Overall, the paper finds that boundaries among different types of service providers are blurring; barriers to entry are changing; and improvements in cross-border payments are likely. It argues that regulatory authorities need to balance carefully efficiency and stability trade-offs in the face of rapid changes, and ensure that trust is maintained in an evolving financial system. It also highlights the importance of international cooperation.

The Law of Companies

The Law of Companies Author Thomas B. Courtney
ISBN-10 9781780438405
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 2944
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The Companies Act 2014 makes the most far-reaching and fundamental changes to Irish company law in two generations, putting forward a radically different approach whereby the private company limited by shares will become the new model company. The structure of the fourth edition of this highly regarded title mirrors this new Act. The Act comprises over 1,448 Parts and represents the modern statement of the law applicable to the formation of companies, administration, and management to their winding up and dissolution, incorporating the rights and duties of their officers, members, and creditors. The Act commences on June 1, 2015 and introduces significant changes for companies operating in Ireland. This edition has been expanded and revised to account for these legislative changes and important case law. [Subject: Company Law, Irish Law]

The Report Kuwait

The Report  Kuwait Author Oxford Business Group
ISBN-10 9781910068403
Release 2015-09-28
Pages 180
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Kuwait is one of the biggest players in the global energy market, with its proven oil reserves currently the sixth largest in the world. Although revenues from hydrocarbons account for more than 60% of GDP and 95% of exports, the country’s low production costs and sizeable fiscal reserves mean it is well positioned to cope with lower oil prices in the short term. This is clear from the government’s ongoing commitment to delivering projects outlined in the national development strategy, Kuwait Vision 2035. In the financial services sector, Kuwait continues to perform well, as a series of regulations put in place by the Central Bank of Kuwait in recent years have served to shore up the sector’s recovery from the global economic downturn.

Anti money Laundering Handbook

Anti money Laundering Handbook Author Alison Joy Deitz
ISBN-10 0455225133
Release 2008
Pages 382
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Financial organisations around Australia and their advisers must address the challenges of complying with the requirements of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing legislation. Being effectively organised now is essential, as good practice and implementation will minimise risk and transgression. Going forward, a widening range of activities will be under scrutiny, and no adviser or designated service provider should be unprepared. ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING HANDBOOK helps you be prepared. Major topics covered are: International money laundering and terrorism financing countermeasures, laws and standards - setting the scene; Australian AML/CTF laws and countermeasures - including the role of AUSTRAC; Establishing and maintaining successful AMLICTF systems and controls - addressing corporate strategy, a risk-based approach, due diligence, AML/CTF programs and reporting; Penalties and offences; Review of specific industries, including Industry-specific typologies/ case studies; Glossary of terms and definitions.

The Growing Business Handbook

The Growing Business Handbook Author Adam Jolly
ISBN-10 9780749464707
Release 2012-08-03
Pages 248
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The Growing Business Handbook is a superb reference tool for all businesses with growth potential, filled with invaluable insights and guidance from SME specialists in finance, HR, marketing, innovation, people and IT, as well as help on enterprise risk and useful legal advice. It is the reference source of choice to help you ensure and manage business growth, particularly in challenging economic conditions. Now in its 14th edition, this book looks at all the areas ripe for exploitation by your growing business and discusses ways you can manage the associated risks.