Piercing the Corporate Veil: South Carolina Formally Reco...
South Carolina has loosely addressed the amalgamation of interests theory for more than three decades, generally finding that separate corporate entities may...
Podcasting Is Spry In July, No Lie
Quench your thirst for knowledge with refreshing podcasts.
MGM Casinos Wager Their Own Sense Of Common Decency
The casino has sued upwards of 1000 victims of the infamous mass shooting in a bid to escape liability.
Tax Cuts in July?
The “listening sessions” for Tax Cuts 2.0 have begun. Ways and Means Republicans gathered last week to discuss which tax provisions should go into the forthc...
Pensions Newsletter – July 2018
FAMILY LAW - Malbon v. Malbon, 2017 BCCA 427 - Leslie Alan Malbon (Appellant) and Teresa Ruth Malbon (Respondent) married in 1980 and separated in 2002. In 2...
CFPB enters into consent order with debt buyer and its fo...
The CFPB announced last Friday that it had entered into a consent order with National Credit Adjusters, LLC (NCA), a privately-held company that owns several...
SEC’s Proposed Transaction Fee Pilot Program Continues to...
On March 14, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new Rule 610T of Regulation NMS, which would establish a pilot program to study the ...
11th Circuit Dismisses FCRA Claims Based on Reporting a L...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently dismissed claims for Fair Credit Reporting Act violations against a large national bank. The bank...
How Insurers Try To Limit Coverage For Punitive Damages
Insurers treat it as a given that their policies do not cover punitive damages, and insureds often mistakenly accept that premise. However, there are circums...
California’s GDPR? What The Golden State’s New Privacy La...
Just over a month after the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) went into effect, the State of California enacted a data privacy law...
Public Interest Standing for NGOs to Test Whether CNLOPB ...
By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Public Interest Standing for NGOs to Test Whether CNLOPB can Effect an End-Run Around Maximum Term Provisions Case Commented On...
Former Employee Stole $1.3 Million From The ABA
This is... bad news for the organization.
As the ADEA Turns 50, the EEOC Offers Advice for Employer...
In recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a report on the ...
Spotlight on Georgia: After Wayfair, Sales and Use Tax Co...
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. et al. represents a significant change in the sales tax collection and remitting responsib...
Cryptocurrencies and Investment Funds – Tax Uncertainty A...
The IRS has announced its intent to beef up enforcement efforts against tax noncompliance relating to transactions in cryptocurrencies. Despite this effort, ...
Dollars and Sense: Making the Most of Your Company’s Insu...
Served with a Subpoena? When a company receives a subpoena or otherwise learns it is a witness, subject or target of a government investigation, its initial ...
Cyberinsurance Covers Claim, But Probably Not for Long
A recent decision from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals is another victory for an insured whose insurance company denied coverage after a social engineerin...
Asking Applicants About Salary History Now Banned In Mass...
Effective July 1, 2018, Massachusetts and Vermont became the first New England states to prohibit employers from inquiring into or seeking prospective employ...
A Shield or a Sword? The Role of Performance Evaluations ...
Performance reviews are intended to provide feedback and identify opportunities for growth. They can also help an employee understand how well the employee i...
Troubled Law School Asks For Charitable Donations Through...
With so many to choose from, which beleaguered school could it be?
NLRB Expands Its Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
The National Labor Relations Board has announced it will begin a pilot program to encourage parties to use its Alternative Dispute Resolution program. Under ...
Briefing – Asset Finance Sector - Your Responsibilities u...
GDPR, what is it? Data protection has become more important than ever before with the implementation in the UK from 25 May 2018 of the General Data Protectio...
SEC Amends Definition of "Smaller Reporting Company"
On June 28, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to the definition of “smaller reporting company” (SRC) to increase the number of ...
aosphere + regtech = a good match
Q&A with Head of Rulefinder Shareholding Disclosure (SD), Faye Sutherland. We ask Faye about the integration of aosphere legal content into automated complia...
FSB Statement on Reforms to Interest Rate Benchmarks
On July 12, 2018, the Financial Stability Board (“FSB“) published a statement on reforms to interbank offered rates (“IBORs“) and the development of overnigh...
The Weekly Hill Update
HEADLINES - • President Donald Trump today returns from Europe after high-profile meetings with NATO leaders, British government officials and royalty, and R...
ECON Votes to Adopt Draft Report on Proposed Reforms to ESFS
On July 11, 2018, the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (“ECON“) published a press release announcing that it had voted to ado...
3 Quotes From Judge Kavanaugh’s IP Opinions
At best, we can see that Judge Kavanaugh does not betray any obvious animus to patent rights.
Top Ten Pitfalls Under Buy-Sell Agreements
If your family business has or anticipates having more than one owner, you need a Buy-Sell Agreement. A Buy-Sell Agreement governs the terms and conditions u...
Administrative and Environmental Law Cases Decided During...
Unlike other Terms, only a handful of cases addressed administrative and environmental law issues in the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017-2018 Term. However, the ne...
Data Breach Costs Surge: The Numbers Behind Ponemon’s 201...
Data breach costs are on the rise. In the U.S., the average cost of a data breach spiked nearly 8% from last year to hit a record high of almost $8 million p...
Rating Agency Developments
On July 6, 2018, Fitch issued the following report: Insurance-Linked Securities Rating Criteria. Release. On July 5, 2018, Fitch issued the following report:...
How Direct Marketing is Impacted by GDPR and PECR
As previously discussed, the General Data Policy Regulations (GDPR) created heightened consent standards for companies processing and sharing personal data o...
Sovereign Immunity Key points for commercial parties - Ju...
Sovereign immunity is a complex topic. This bulletin highlights key points to consider, particularly when drafting or reviewing a sovereign immunity waiver c...
California Law Now Provides An Express Statutory Privileg...
Under California law, an aggrieved person can bring a claim for defamation if the person is the subject of a false and unprivileged statement that is injurio...
Window On Washington - Vol. 2, Issue 28
Outlook for This Week in the Nation's Capital - House Minibus Schedule. The House is planning to bring its second minibus to the floor this week. The bill wo...
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
Class Actions - Macy’s Faces Suit After Disclosing Data Breach - Retail giant Macy’s notified its customers and state regulators of a data breach affecting t...
Allen & Overy's weekly update on Key Regulatory Topics 6 ...
BREXIT - Please see the Insurance section for an update on the HoC Treasury Committee’s response to the PRA's constructive approach to issues identified by S...
Morning Docket: 07.17.18
* Michael Cohen is publicly attacking Trump over being a Russian stooge. So much for earning a pardon. [ NY Daily News ] * Speaking of Cohen, his adversary M...
Text-message reminders are a cheap and effective way to r...
Ask those in power to fulfill their obligations, says Cru...
Lawyer gets interim suspension for alleged ‘copy and past...
[Video] Innovation in Compliance 22: Learning Fraud Schem...
Despite their reputation for inevitable shrinkage, the cash register is no match for a smart machine. In this episode, anti-fraud, anti-corruption and compli...
[Video] A Strategic Culture Framework to Manage Risk: Par...
Over this five-part series I, visit with Caterina Bulgarella on the recently released white paper by SAI Global, entitled “Predicting Risk: A Strategic Cultu...
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