Recent Posts by MCO Marketing

FCPA-Related Jury Trial Convicts Four Defendants in 2019

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is a United States law and prohibits firms and individuals from paying bribes to foreign officials in pursuit of business deals. In the past years, we haven’t seen many FCPA-related trials, however, in 2019 we saw the FCPA convicting four defendants in three trials.

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Dealing with Corporate Gifts During the Festive Season

Yes, that wonderful time of the year has arrived again. The time where most of your employees will receive gifts from customers and third-party. Risks are evident, but there are a few things to consider in order to maintain gift compliance. Read through the blog and ask yourself: Is your organization prepared to deal with corporate gifts this season and all year long? Are you aware of FINRA gifting guidelines?

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MCO Ranked with Top 100 Most Innovative RegTech Companies

We are thrilled to rank in the RegTech100 list for 2020 as “The World's Most Innovative RegTech Companies”. RegTech100 annually lists the world’s most innovative technology solution providers that address the challenges and opportunities of dealing with regulatory issues within financial services.

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Compliance Challenges for Insider List and MNPI Management under MAR

The European Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) have been with us for a few years now. Their purpose was to make companies more transparent and fight the problem of insider trading. But despite being introduced in 2016, the evidence suggests that most UK businesses are not yet compliant with the law and firms are struggling to handle material nonpublic information (MNPI).

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Make SMCR a Top Priority Today

We are now very close to the 9th of December and the implementation of the SMCR extension. During our recent webinar "Five key steps towards SMCR compliance", we asked the attendees how ready their organization is for the 9th of December.

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