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Recent Department Of Justice Guidance On Antitrust Compliance Programs
On July 11, 2019, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) issued guidance with respect to significant changes to its incentive policies for antitrust compliance in the context of criminal antitrust investigations.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Remedying The Inadvertent Termination Of An S Corporation Election
For certain eligible businesses, electing to be taxed as an S corporation is a smart choice.
United States
15 Jul 2019
What You Need To Know About Nashville's Equal Business Opportunity Program
On January 4, 2019, Mayor David Briley approved the enactment of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Equal Business Opportunity Program (the "Program").
United States
30 Jan 2019
California's Data Privacy Law: What It Is And How To Comply (A Step-By-Step Guide)
Just as U.S. companies were settling into the idea of the EU's General Protection Act, California just passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1798.100 et seq...
United States
17 Jul 2018
Don't Gamble With The GDPR
The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, and so do the significant fines against businesses that are not in compliance.
United States
9 May 2018
Analysis: Cyber-Monitoring: The Next Frontier
Cybersecurity is "hot" and will stay "hot" for corporations, executives, regulators, law enforcement and legislators.
United States
10 Mar 2017
So You Want To ‘Make Partner': A Word Of Warning To Junior Professionals, Watch What You Wish For
Group medical and dental practices often look to expand their practices by hiring additional professionals, typically those with less experience than the equity owners of the practice group.
United States
7 Mar 2017
Ontario Employment Standards Audit Manual Now Available
In Ontario, statutory employment standards are established by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and enforced by the Ministry of Labour through its Employment Standards Program.
United States
14 Apr 2016
Governmental Entities Should Identify And Remove Potential ADA Accessibility Barriers On Their Websites
Governmental entities need to be wary of law firms claiming to represent unidentified web users who allege that the entity's website violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...
United States
29 Feb 2016
AODA In Brief
The Customer Service Standard requires that certain policies and practices are prepared and implemented in the provision of goods and services to persons with disabilities, and requires training for employees.
26 Jan 2015
Franchise & Distribution News - June 2014
British Columbia, which presently does not have a franchise specific statute, recently took one step closer to implementing such legislation.
United States
27 Jun 2014
Heads Up: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Takes Effect On July 1st
Once CASL takes effect, you will need express or implied consent before you (or your franchisees) can send a commercial electronic message (CEM).
27 Jun 2014
SEC Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative Update
Issuers and underwriters of municipal securities have been provided an opportunity by the "SEC" to self-report violations of the federal securities laws.
United States
24 Jun 2014
Commissioner Of Tennessee Department Of Commerce And Insurance Issues Position On Filing Requirements Of New Enterprise Risk Filing Legislation
On May 28, 2014, Governor Haslam signed legislation revising the State’s Holding Company Act.
United States
14 May 2014
Legal Challenge To The SEC’s Conflict Minerals Reporting Regulations
The United States Congress had required the SEC to promulgate a rule requiring manufacturers to trace the sources of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold.
United States
28 Apr 2014
SEC Adopts Long-Awaited Final Rule Removing Ban On General Solicitation In Rule 506 Private Offerings
On July 10, 2013, the SEC adopted a "game changing" new final rule that lifts an 80-year-old ban on general solicitation and advertising for certain private securities offerings.
United States
23 Jul 2013
AODA Reporting
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, was enacted in 2005 and provides the authority and framework for the creation of Standards which must be complied with by all of those to whom they apply.
United States
23 Jan 2013
Does Your Company Have an Effective Compliance Program? "Answer: Complete the Following Test"
The United States Sentencing Commission has amended its standards governing corporate compliance and ethics programs. These amendments warrant attention for two reasons.
United States
12 May 2010
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