Compliance

Robocall Defense Outfit Gets Hacked, Customer Data Stolen

A company that helps telemarketing companies avoid “TCPA predators” has been hacked. Information leaked included email addresses, phone numbers and passwords of its customers, as…

The Essential Process Of Contract Modification

Contracts may need to be modified for many reasons, including changes in the financial or regulatory regime. (One example: The coming replacement of LIBOR (the…

PACER Takes A Hit From Appeals Court, May Have To Return Some Fees

“Information wants to be free” is only half of Stuart Brand’s famous quote from the early information age, in 1984. The other half is that…

Covid Brings Transfer Pricing Issues

This article summarizes the essential role of inter-company agreements in transfer pricing compliance. Transfer pricing relates to the charges made between associated entities, such as…

Trump Lawyer In WI, Working For Kanye West, Draws An Ethics Complaint

A complaint filed with Wisconsin’s Office of Lawyer Regulation alleges that a long-time Republican attorney is working for both the Trump campaign and the presidential…

A Checklist For FCPA Compliance

Companies that operate overseas need to be acutely aware of U.S. statutes that impact their operations in those foreign jurisdictions. For most companies this means…

ISO 20022 Is a Compliance Game-Changer

ISO 20022 is a multi-part international standard prepared by ISO Technical Committee TC68 Financial Services. According to Sophie Lagouanelle, writing on the FCPA Blog, it…

Researchers Warn: Pending Supreme Court Ruling Could Empower Hackers, Thwart Security Research

Restrictions mandated by terms of service are nothing more than security theater; they don’t deter criminals, but strictly interpreted they do shut down useful research,…

Google’s Antitrust Argument

In a research paper filed with Australian regulators, Google’s go-to antitrust attorney Daniel Bitton, a partner at Axinn, Veltrop and Harkrider, and Stephen Lewis, an…

Cybersecurity Legislation Introduced

Three pieces of legislation addressing cybersecurity, particularly within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), were introduced in the House on July 13. Concerns about cybersecurity…

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