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Former Tesla Australia Director Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading

There has been much talk of corporate governance failures at Twitter recently, but did you know that Tesla Australia’s former Director is facing up to 30 years in prison?

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Cryptocurrency Employee Trading, Investments and Activities

The following is a guest post from Elin Cherry, Founder and CEO of Elinphant LLC and the October 17th MCO Webinar presenter and co-host. 

Sign up now for a presentation and live Q&A with Elin on the Webinar, Cryptocurrency & ICO Compliance: How to Detect and Manage Conflicts of Interest 

Employees are participating in the cryptocurrency marketplace and firms need to address and supplement their employee trading, private transaction and outside business activity policies expediently.

Although cryptocurrency and the cryptocurrency marketplace are novel, most of the activity is covered within current employee trading, private investments and outside business interests policies. However, many firms have not communicated the application of these policies to cryptocurrency activity.

How can you apply current employee policies to cryptocurrency? 

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US Tax Implications of Cross-Border Cryptocurrency Bribes

Today's blog author is an attorney and crypto regulation expert - Selva Ozelli. Selva previously wrote a whitepaper for us, 'Regulations Fall on Bitcoin Around the World.'

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Third Party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value

MCO is delighted to present an excerpt from the new book, Third-Party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value, published from RMA by author, thought-leader, and the host of MCO's May 2018 Webinar, Linda Tuck Chapman. 

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GDPR Awareness: Our New Responsibilities

The following is an excerpt from a blog post by our recent webinar co-hosts, Eukleia from our webinar: 'SM&CR: 5 Lessons Learned from the Banking Sector'.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is only a few months away from becoming effective across the EU. But what do your employees know about it? How does it affect your organisation? The answer is probably: quite a lot! Any company that is based in the EU, or that processes the data of EU individuals, must be ready to comply.

A recent survey by the UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner, found that only one fifth of the UK public have trust and confidence in companies and organisations storing their personal information.

Against this backdrop, the GDPR provides an opportunity for organisations to aim higher in raising standards but also presents a significant challenge in terms of technology, organisation and training. And it’s not just a matter of reputation and trust – those who fail to meet the standards required face stringent penalties.

Read the rest of this blog post from Eukleia here, 'GDPR awareness: our new responsibilities'.

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