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Business News Digest – February 2014

In this issue: - Securities Enforcement and Compliance - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Food & Drugs - Government Contracts - Healthcare - Intellectual Property -...more

2/6/2014 - CFPB CMS Compliance DaimlerChrysler DaimlerChrysler v Bauman FDA Federal Contractors Food Safety Food Supply Foreign Corporations Healthcare Jurisdiction Medicare SCOTUS SEC

Business News Digest – December 2013

In this issue: - NIST Holds Fifth Workshop on Cybersecurity Framework; Incentives Still Lacking - Advertising Law News & Analysis - November 1, 2013 Edition - November 7, 2013 Edition - November 14,...more

12/6/2013 - Advertising Athletes Bullying CFPB Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework E-Commerce Embezzlement FDA Fraud Grants Hazing Internet Investigations NFL NIST Non-Profits Private Funds Procurement Guidelines Retailers SEC

Business News Digest – November 2013

In this issue: - Banking Committee Focuses on Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities Market - SEC Requests Public Comment on OFR Study of Risks in the Asset Management Industry - Broken Windows and...more

11/6/2013 - Advertising Asset Management Compliance Crowdfunding Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Enforcement Internet JOBS Act Mary Jo White Mortgage-Backed Securities Mortgages Native Advertising NIST SEC

SEC Sheds Light on Its Pursuit of "Streamlined" Investigations

Securities market participants and their counsel have fretted recently over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (the Commission) new aggressive enforcement initiatives. In particular, in several recent speeches,...more

11/6/2013 - Enforcement Investigations Mary Jo White SEC

Broken Windows and Broken Gates: SEC’s White Vows to Repair and Clean Up the Securities Market

At last week’s renowned Securities Enforcement Forum 2013 in Washington, DC, SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White and her senior Enforcement Division colleagues continued a now familiar drumbeat of aggressive enforcement. These...more

10/23/2013 - Compliance Enforcement Actions Mary Jo White SEC

Business News Digest – October 2013

In this issue: - NIST Holds Fourth Workshop on Cybersecurity Framework - NIST Releases Draft Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework in Advance of Dallas Workshop - SEC Issues Risk Alert on Short...more

10/4/2013 - Banks Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Executive Compensation Financial Regulatory Reform NIST Pay Ratio SCORE Act SEC Security Clearance Short Sales Social Media Transparency User-Generated Content

Business News Digest – September 2013

In this issue: - What to Expect When You're Selling Your Company – Indemnification - Association Membership and Program Restrictions and the Antitrust Laws: Don’t Stumble Out of the Gate - CFPB: July...more

9/9/2013 - Antitrust Provisions Attorney Disbarrment Brand CFPB China Dietary Supplements Discipline Enforcement Actions FDA Federal Funding Federal Grants Food Labeling Food Safety Non-Profits Nutritional Supplements Sales SEC Supply Chain

No Bar is Off-Limits: SEC Enforces 2004 Order Barring Accountant

In a rare and aggressive move, the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC or Commission) recently sought a court order enforcing an almost decade-old SEC suspension of an accountant and forcing the accountant to disgorge...more

9/5/2013 - Board of Directors Enforcement Actions Fraud Liability SEC Suspensions & Debarments

Business News Digest – August 2013

In this issue: - SEC Allows Public Advertising of Private Securities Offerings - What Your Nonprofit Needs to Do about HIPAA – Now - The 2013 Draft MDE General Permit for Stormwater Associated with...more

8/8/2013 - Advertising CFPB Colleges Compliance Construction Site HIPAA Iran IRS JOBS Act New Regulations Non-Profits Nonbank Firms Private Placements Proposed Regulation Rule 506 Offerings SEC Storm Water Universities

Northern District of Illinois Applies Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd. in Ruling Against SEC

The Northern District of Illinois recently handed down a decision that further interpreted the contours of the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., which held that Section 10(b) of the...more

3/12/2013 - Broker Commissions Extraterritoriality Rules Foreign Morrison v National Australia Bank SEC Section 10 of the Exchange Act

Southern District of New York Ruling May Present Challenges for FCPA Defendants

A recent ruling in the Southern District of New York rejected two defenses in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) case, resulting in an interpretation of the law that could have damaging consequences for defendants who are...more

2/27/2013 - Bribery Deferred Prosecution Agreements DOJ Email FCPA Interstate Commerce Minimum Contacts Personal Jurisdiction SEC SEC v Sharef SEC v Straub Statute of Limitations

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