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OFAC Strongly Encourages Companies To Develop And Implement An Effective Sanctions Compliance Program
On May 2, 2019 US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published "A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments"...
United States
23 May 2019
Hunton Andrews Kurth Publishes 2018 Retail Industry Year In Review
Social engineering continued to be a major concern in 2018 as businesses continued to fall prey to such schemes and other cyber risks.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Canadian Regulator Issues Final Guidance On New Data Breach Reporting Requirements
On October 29, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "OPC") released final guidance ("Final Guidance") ...
6 Nov 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: OCR Enters Into Record Settlement With Anthem
Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") entered into a resolution agreement and record settlement of $16 million with Anthem, Inc.
United States
23 Oct 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: SEC Fines Broker-Dealer $1 Million In First Enforcement Action Under Identity Theft Rule
On September 26, 2018, the SEC announced a settlement with Voya Financial Advisers, Inc. ("Voya").
United States
9 Oct 2018
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
Omnicare Clarifies Standards For Liability For Statements Of Opinion Under Section 11
On March 24, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued a new opinion that provides guidance on how courts are to interpret issuer liability under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933.
United States
7 Apr 2015
SEC Announces Record Whistleblower Award
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced its largest-ever whistleblower award, which is expected to be between $30 to $35 million.
United States
2 Oct 2014
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
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