Daily Archives: April 26, 2016, 10:39 am

Yes, But WHY Are There So Many Fewer Publicly Traded Companies? – The D&O Diary

… A recent academic paper documents the decline in the number of publicly traded companies and suggests several possible reasons for the decline. I have my own thoughts, as well. As discussed further below, these decline in the number of listed companies has important implications for the economy generally and for the D&O insurance marketplace in particular. via Yes, But…

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Australia: Calls to recoup white collar crime earnings; bring in deferred prosecution deals — SMH

The ill gotten gains of corporates and individuals who have broken the law should be clawed back and deferred prosecution agreements introduced that could see multi-billion-dollar fines for corporate wrongdoing. Those are some of the recommendations from the nation’s leading regulators in how to better tackle white collar crime. Unlike the US, Canada and the UK, Australia currently has no…

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