Regulations/Compliance

 
 
  • AI Can Generate Big Liabilities

    Consumers who have been steamrollered by algorithms – e.g., unfairly denied credit or the opportunity to rent an apartment – have been looking to class action lawyers and the courts for redress, and in many cases finding...

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  • Was “Build The Wall” GC Asleep At The Wheel?

    Four principals of crowdfunding organization “We Build the Wall,” including former Trump compadre and campaign manager Stephen Bannon, have been indicted on fraud charges. We Build the Wall raised more than $20 million to help build a...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Employers Hit With Covid-19 Wrongful Death Lawsuits

    An increasing number of families of employees who have died of Covid-19 are filing lawsuits against employers. The key question in many of these suits will be what the existing guidance was at the time of the...

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  • Compliance Conundrum: Pay a Bounty and They Thrive

    You always get what you pay for in the corporate world, but that doesn’t guarantee the outcome you hoped for. Richard Cassin calls that axiom a good way to think about why compliance is so difficult. It...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • 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 London Inter-Bank Offered Rate) by SOFR (Secured Overnight Financing Rate), which will...

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  • 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 it wants to be expensive. In the eyes of many, including the...

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  • 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 companies within a group. Tax authorities may challenge the amounts of those...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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 campaign of Kanye West, in violation of ABA Rules of Professional Conduct....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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 particular attention to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This Today’s General Counsel...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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 economic consultant, detail the argument that the tech company will use to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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