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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: New Federal Credit Freeze Law Eliminates Fees, Provides For Year-Long Fraud Alerts
Effective September 21, 2018, Section 301 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act") requires consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts to consumers throughout the country.
United States
26 Sep 2018
Sixth Circuit Declines Reconsideration Of American Tooling Center's "Spoofing" Win
In doing so, the court likewise confirmed that intervening steps by the insured, such as following the directions contained in the bogus emails, did not break the causal chain so as to defeat coverage for "direct" losses.
United States
9 Sep 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Unixiz Agrees To Settle Charges Under COPPA And The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
On August 3, 2018, California-based Unixiz Inc. ("Unixiz") agreed to shut down its "i-Dressup" website pursuant to a consent order with the New Jersey Attorney General ...
United States
4 Sep 2018
SCOTUS Limits Protections For Whistleblowers
The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken: Dodd-Frank protection extends only to individuals who report violations of securities laws directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").
United States
27 Feb 2018
Goodbye, Newman – U.S. Supreme Court Gives Government Key Victory In Insider Trading Cases
The Supreme Court just made it easier for the government to prove insider trading charges. In Salman v. United States, which involved a federal criminal prosecution...
United States
14 Dec 2016
DOJ And SEC Find Advance Due Diligence And Robust Compliance Program Shield Purchasing Company In FCPA-Stained Transaction
In an event that may be the first of its kind, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) declined to prosecute the Harris Corporation.
United States
6 Oct 2016
The Dos & Don'ts Of Compliance With Anti-Corruption Laws
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) strictly prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign government officials for the purposes of obtaining or retaining business or securing an improper business advantage.
United States
23 Dec 2015
D.C. Circuit Upholds Broad Protection Of Internal Investigation Materials
This is the second time that the D.C. Circuit has reversed the district court's orders compelling disclosure of internal investigation material in this same case, In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., et al.
United States
19 Aug 2015
D.C. Circuit Clarifies Application Of Attorney-Client Privilege To Internal Investigations
On June 27, 2014, the D.C. Circuit court issued a significant ruling clarifying the application of the attorney-client privilege to internal corporate investigations.
United States
17 Jul 2014
The SEC Issues Its First Whistleblower Award
On August 21, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the first award under its one-year old whistleblower program, through which tipsters can receive monetary awards for providing the SEC with assistance and information concerning possible securities fraud.
United States
31 Aug 2012
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