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Compensation Clawbacks: Not Just For Public Companies?
In recent years, compensation clawbacks have made headlines, as a number of high-profile corporate scandals have prompted companies ...
United States
8 Oct 2019
Real Estate Industry Facing Threat Of New TCPA Class Actions
Real estate businesses should be aware that they may be the target of new class action lawsuits under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA")
United States
9 Aug 2019
Recent Decision From District Of Oregon Denying Enhanced Damages Underscores Vast Liability Exposure Under The TCPA
Businesses that communicate with consumers through telemarketing calls, text messages or faxes to residential telephone lines, cellular telephones, or fax machines, are likely familiar with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 ("TCPA").
United States
11 Jul 2019
Dipping Your Toes Into The Cool Waters Of Consumer Devices? Complying With Key Personal Data Regulations Will Be Your Life Raft
Connected devices, or what is referred to as the "consumer internet of things" is big business right now.
United States
17 Jun 2019
Commercial And Consumer Warranties: A Primer
As Tommy Callahan asks his customers in the high-brow ‘90s movie, Tommy Boy, "why would somebody put a guarantee on a box?"
United States
1 Apr 2019
SEC Adopts Final Rules For Disclosure Of Hedging Policies
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it has approved final rules implementing Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
17 Jan 2019
Ringing In 2019 With New State Privacy And Data Security Laws Impacting Data Brokers And Insurers
New state laws that took effect January 1, 2019 likely will have a broader impact on how U.S. companies collect, process, and secure consumers' personal information ...
United States
16 Jan 2019
President Signs New Law Allowing Telemedicine Prescribing Of Controlled Substances: DEA Special Registration To Go Live
President Trump just signed into law the "Special Registration for Telemedicine Act of 2018", requiring the DEA to activate a special registration allowing physicians and nurse practitioners to prescribe controlled...
United States
29 Oct 2018
Only Persons Who Report Security Violations To The SEC Are Whistleblowers Under Dodd-Frank: Supreme Court Decides Digital Realty Trust Case
The Supreme Court in Digital Realty Trust narrowed the definition of a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act only to those persons who have provided information of a securities laws violation to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), resolving a split between the Fifth and Ninth Circuits. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, ___ U.S. ___, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018).
United States
23 Feb 2018
Fleeting Glimpse Of RESPA Issues In PHH Argument As Court Focuses On Bureau Constitutionality
Although the RESPA issues were addressed in the briefs filed by the parties in the PHH case, at oral argument this week the parties and the en banc D.C. Circuit focused heavily on whether the...
United States
2 Jun 2017
SEC Whistleblower Program May Be Facing Congressional Cutback
According to a memo circulating amongst Republican-party leaders as of February 13th, Republicans in the House of Representatives are planning to propose a significant curtailment...
United States
7 Mar 2017
115th Congress Hits The Ground Running On Tax, Financial Services Reform
We're also seeing the early steps toward a major push to change financial-services and consumer-finance regulation.
United States
6 Feb 2017
SEC Adopts Final Rules On CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure
On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission finalized rules requiring publicly traded companies to disclose the ratio of median compensation of all employees to the compensation of the principal executive officer.
United States
19 Aug 2015
Do I Need To Register? And Other Tips For Newly Registered Investment Advisers (Video Content)
Foley Partner Stuart Fross highlights some thoughts for advisers on that question and tips for those who answer yes.
United States
27 Jul 2015
What Dodd-Frank Means For SEC Enforcement Issues (Video Content)
The SEC is now looking at the filings of private equity firms with greater scrutiny than ever before.
United States
23 Jul 2015
Whistleblower Program Development, Part 2: "What Motivates A Whistleblower?" (Video Content)
Dodd-Frank was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010, giving whistleblowers a way to come forward and report on companies.
United States
22 Jul 2015
SEC Proposes Rules On Compensation Clawback Policies
On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules relating to compensation clawback policies.
United States
14 Jul 2015
Recent Settlements Of Joint UDAAP Enforcement Between State And Federal Regulators
The Dodd-Frank Act granted to state attorneys general and state regulators much of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s UDAAP authority.
United States
10 Mar 2015
A Compilation Of Enforcement And Non-Enforcement Actions - 27 February 2015
The SEC, in its civil action, is seeking an asset freeze, disgorgement, and prejudgment interest and penalties.
United States
3 Mar 2015
A Review Of Recent Whistleblower Developments - January 2015
On November 17, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Whistleblower Office issued its Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report.
United States
6 Jan 2015
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