Fund Management Risk: Fee Disclosure and Expense Allocation

There are few new cases keeping Fund Manager and Investment Advisor Risk in the public eye. In the US the case of Fenway Partners LLC, the SEC has issued a Wells Notice (a warning that regulators may take action) of possible civil litigation against the NY private-equity firm related to expense allocation, fee disclosure and financial reporting,...
Posted: 4/16/2015 4:58:35 PM by MSI

Holding Companies to Ransom

AIG Canada is pleased to present its latest white paper on the current global kidnap, ransom and extortion landscape.  The paper was written by NYA International.  For more information pertaining to kidnap, ransom and extortion insurance contact us to discuss further 360risk@mitchellsandham.com.  For the complete white paper click...
Posted: 8/29/2014 8:59:22 AM by MSI

The Intersection of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Corrupt of Foreign Public Officials

The Intersection of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Corrupt of Foreign Public Officials Though still not a lot of action on the front lines of Canada’s CFPOA (Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, here for Act, here for explanation), there was a significant decision released by the Delaware Supreme Court yesterday...
Posted: 7/25/2014 9:07:38 AM by MSI

Canadian Director Protection and Small Business: Piercing the Corporate Veil

One of the often discussed benefits of incorporation is ‘limited liability’ that was intended to protect individual directors, officers and shareholders from personal liability, (just for the insurance haters out there - no our industry was not the first to gain such coveted statues….but we did get it in 1862.) While this migh...
Posted: 3/28/2014 9:28:14 AM by MSI

Foreign Corruption and Director Liability Risk in Canada

There have been few cases under Canada’s 14 yr old CFPOA – Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act -  but the risk, to Canadian companies and their directors and executive management, of an investigation is getting far more press now than only a few years ago. Corporate Canada is not exactly widely known for disclosure and tr...
Posted: 1/10/2014 5:41:52 PM by MSI

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is an increasingly important issue that is being discussed among businesses as they assess risk and exposure.  HP Network Services and InsightaaS.com Communications recently published a report featured in The Monthly Insight - September 2103 newsletter.  We feel that our clients and readers will find this r...
Posted: 9/27/2013 11:46:16 AM by MSI

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