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Join us for a review of important state-level legal changes and trends affecting employers, including a look back at recent developments you may have missed....
Blockchain for Capital Equipment in a Machine-as-a-Servic...
Subscription-based services, embraced by the software industry as an alternative to traditional models of selling product, provide a steady income stream to ...
MLK Day, Advocacy, And The Power Of Love
If we want to change society, if we want to see changes big or small, we need to have more love. The post MLK Day, Advocacy, And The Power Of Love appeared f...
Foreign direct investment reviews 2021: New Zealand
Recent legislative reforms have increased the New Zealand government's ability to take national interest considerations into account, but have also looked to...
A Plan Sponsor Should Seek Out A Retirement Plan “Dentist”
More than a dozen years ago, there was a medical report that dental plaque could cause heart disease. I thought it was some sort of dental conspiracy to incr...
Top Source For Entertainment Law News Finding New Home
Eriq Gardner leaving The Hollywood Reporter For Puck. The post Top Source For Entertainment Law News Finding New Home appeared first on Above the Law .
Airbnb Pays $91,172.29 for OFAC Violations of Cuba Sanctions
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control started off the new year with an interesting enforcement action against Airbnb Payments, Inc. (“Air...
The Status of Vaccination Mandate Laws: What Is Being Enf...
The status of the three federal vaccination mandates has waffled, but there appears to be some stability, at least for now. In short, the CMS Rule is being e...
CMS Issues New Vaccine Mandate Timing Deadlines for Healt...
On January 14, 2022, following our prior alert found here, CMS issued guidance containing new compliance deadlines for the vaccine mandate for those healthca...
New York State Enacts Secure Choice Savings Plan
On Oct. 21, 2021, Gov. Hochul signed new legislation requiring private employers who do not sponsor a retirement plan to automatically enroll their employees...
Maybe Republicans Weren’t Being Sincere About Wanting To ...
This may come as a surprise to Sen. Ron Wyden, but not to Anthony Scaramucci. The post Maybe Republicans Weren’t Being Sincere About Wanting To Boost Investm...
Morning Docket: 01.18.22
* After a six-year legal tussle, Prince's estate has an agreed-upon value. Maybe they should have just listened to the intro of "Let's Go Crazy," the one whe...
EU Amending Technical Standards Improve PRIIPs Regulation...
An EU Commission Delegated Regulation (2021/2268) amending the Regulatory Technical Standards supplementing the EU Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance-b...
[Video] The Compliance Kitchen - Treasury List PRC Relate...
In this episode of the Compliance Kitchen, treasury lists 8 companies as part of the PRC’s Military-Industrial Complex.... By: Thomas Fox
[Video] 31 Days to More Effective Compliance Programs - D...
Due diligence is generally recognized in Level I, Level II, and Level III levels. Each Level is appropriate for a different level of corruption risk. The key...
[Video] Greetings and Felicitation - Macbeth and Transfor...
Welcome to the Greetings and Felicitations, a podcast where I explore topics that might not seem directly related to compliance but influence our profession....
[Video] Innovation in Compliance - Episode 224 - Leveragi...
Robert Cruz is the Vice President of Information Governance at Smarsh and my guest on this episode of the Innovation in Compliance Podcast. Robert and I talk...
[Video] Daily Compliance News - January 18, 2022 - The Al...
In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: 1. Don’t lie on your visa application for Australia. (WSJ) 2. Credit Suisse Chairman pushed out after breaking C...
Another spot for PEPs? Solo 401(k) plans
You get what you pay for and I think a lot of sole proprietors get that with a free solo 401(k) offered by their friendly brokerage house. Most solo 401(k) a...
Review and Feedback Period Extended for Defect Taxonomy f...
FHA recently announced an extension to the review and feedback period for the update to the FHA Defect Taxonomy for Servicing Loan Reviews in Handbook 4000.1...
Taxation of Crypto Margin Trading
This year has been a banner year for cryptocurrencies, with the prices of Bitcoin and Ethereum reaching all-time highs in November. Undoubtably, margin tradi...
Agencies Adjust Appraisal Exemption Threshold for HPMLs
A final rule issued by the CFPB, the Federal Reserve, and the OCC took effect on January 1, 2022...... By: Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
The Tax Court in Brief - December 2021 #3
Tax Litigation: The Week of December 19 – December 25, 2021 - William R. Huff and Cathy Markey Huff, v. Comm’r, T.C. Memorandum 2021-140| December 21, 2021 |...
Global M&A hits new milestone in 2021
Global dealmaking was consistently strong in 2021, with the value topping US$1 trillion in each quarter for the first time on record. This achievement is par...
UPDATE: Supreme Court Stays OSHA Vaccination and Testing ...
On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked enforcement of the OSHA Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). The...
Global private equity delivers groundbreaking 2021
In line with overall M&A trends, global private equity had a blockbuster 2021 by any metric, but perhaps the best is this: In a record-setting year for globa...
What Federal Contractors Need to Know About the New Minim...
In 2014, President Obama signed an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay $10.10 per hour to workers performing work on or in connection with c...
Free over-the-counter COVID tests (if you can find them)
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was enacted on March 18, 2020, and generally requires group health plans to provide benefits for certain ...
Split Decision: SCOTUS Stays OSHA ETS, While Upholding CM...
On January 13, 2022, in a 6-3 per curiam opinion in NFIB v. OSHA­, the United States Supreme Court ordered the OSHA ETS be stayed pending disposition of the ...
Real Estate Continued to Favor Rule 506(b) Offerings Duri...
Under the Securities Act of 1933 (1933 Act), all securities offerings must be registered with the SEC unless there is an exemption. Registering securities is...
SCOTUS Confirms Enforcement of CMS Emergency Regulation M...
On January 13, 2021, the United States Supreme Court (the court), in a 5-4 per curiam decision, issued stays on injunctions issued by the Western District of...
SCOTUS Rules on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
This afternoon, the Supreme Court of the United States issued rulings on the requests for an emergency stay of OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emerge...
Supreme Court Revives Nationwide CMS Vaccination Mandate:...
Immediately after blocking OSHA’s “shot or test” ETS, the Supreme Court held Thursday that the CMS vaccine mandate can be enforced by a 5-to-4 margin. This e...
Navient to Forgive $1.7B in Loans Under Settlement Over P...
Former top student loan servicing giant Navient has “reached a $1.85 billion deal with 39 states to settle claims that it had made predatory loans that saddl...
Supreme Court Rules on COVID-19 Vaccine/Testing Requireme...
OSHA’S COVID-19 VACCINATION AND TESTING EMERGENCY TEMPORARY STANDARD - Thursday, the United States Supreme Court issued an emergency stay of the Biden Admini...
California Court of Appeal Holds that SEC Filings May Be ...
On December 27, 2021, the California Court of Appeal issued two decisions addressing whether claims arising from statements made in filings with the Securiti...
Supreme Court Blocks OSHA “Vaccine-Or-Test” Rule for U.S....
On Thursday, January 13, 2022, a divided U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s workplace vaccine-or-test rule, declaring that the Occupationa...
Treasury Issues Final Rule on COVID State Funds
On January 6, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a final rule on the use of Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) provided to...
Cal/OSHA ETS: Newest Version Effective Today
The newest version of the Cal/OSHA ETS goes into effect today, Jan. 14, 2022, and will expire on April 15, 2022. A redline of the recently expired Cal/OSHA E...
U.S. Supreme Court Lifts Preliminary Injunctions on Healt...
On January 13, 2022, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Interim Final Rule (the “Rule”) in a 5-4 dec...
Hong Kong Monetary authority to regulate stablecoins
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has issued a Discussion Paper on Crypto-assets and Stablecoins in January 2022.  The Discussion Paper includes guiding princ...
Supreme Court Stays Enforcement of OSHA’s Vaccine or Test...
On January 13, 2022, a divided Supreme Court of the United States blocked enforcement of the “emergency temporary standard” issued by the Occupational Safety...
The Supreme Court Ruled to Stay the OSHA ETS
On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay pausing implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Emergency Tem...
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