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Air transportation: amendments to the Canada Transportation Act tabled before Parliament

by DLA Piper on

On Tuesday, 16 May 2017, Minister of Transport Marc Garneau introduced Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Bill, amending several key provisions of the Canada Transportation Act (the “Act”). The Bill is in line with...more

House Financial Services Committee passes Financial Choice Act containing CFPB overhaul, significant changes to rulemaking...

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Last Thursday, by a party-line vote of 34-26, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10) proposed by Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling....more

CyberOhio Initiative – An Update from the Ohio AGO

We recently posted on the Ohio Attorney General’s CyberOhio initiative and forecasted that the Ohio Attorney General might be the first of many Attorneys General to join forces with industry in the struggle to protect...more

Lawmaker Seeks CFPB Fair Lending Investigation of Fintech Small Business Lenders

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

A Democratic congressman has raised concerns about potentially discriminatory lending practices used by financial technology (fintech) companies that extend credit to small businesses, calling on the Consumer Financial...more

Rollback of SEC Regulations Promulgated Under Dodd-Frank Has Begun

by Cozen O'Connor on

In several uncoordinated actions, the dismantling of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations promulgated under The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) has begun. In two...more

Bill Introduced To Require Registration Of Finders Under The California Finance Lenders Law

by Allen Matkins on

The California Finance Lenders Law, Financial Code § 22000 et seq., currently requires licensing of finance lenders and brokers. A finance lender is defined as any person who is engaged in the business of making consumer...more

Community banks trade group asks Trump Administration to curb fair lending enforcement

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The Independent Community Bankers of America issued a statement calling on the Trump administration “to rein in the overzealous application of fair lending laws.” ICBA stated that community banks are threatened by a recent...more

Senate Finance Committee Updates Report on Physician-Owned Distributorships

by Morgan Lewis on

The report finds that PODs increase overutilization, lack transparency, and increase the risk of patient harm and warns that hospitals must combat the growing threat of PODs. On May 10, the US Senate Committee on Finance...more

Tennessee Amends Its Data Breach Notification Laws

by Butler Snow LLP on

Removes the Encryption Safe Harbor, Limits the Timing of Notice, and Expands “Unauthorized Persons” - Effective July 1, 2016, Tennessee becomes the first state to remove the encryption safe harbor from its data breach...more

DHS/DOJ Issue Guidance on Cyber Threat Info Sharing

by Snell & Wilmer on

On February 16, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) issued “guidance” to assist federal agencies and non-federal entities in implementing the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.  The Act was...more

New Cybersecurity and Privacy Initiatives Announced In President Obama’s Final Budget

by King & Spalding on

On February 9, 2016, in connection with his annual budget request, President Obama announced a $19 billion Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) that the White House has described as a “capstone” to seven years of...more

Ohio Medical Marijuana Task Force Committee Holds First Meeting

by Benesch on

The Ohio House of Representatives’ Medical Marijuana Task Force (“Task Force”) convened its first meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the state capitol, and members of Benesch were in attendance. The Task Force was...more

Key CISA Provisions Impacting Private Entities

by King & Spalding on

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (“CISA”), which was the culmination of intense negotiations that reconciled three separate cybersecurity bills passed by the U.S. Senate...more

Ben Indek on The SEC's Record-Setting Year [Video]

by Mimesis Law on

Ben A. Indek, Co-Managing Partner of the New York office, looks back on the year in securities regulation and talks about some of the things the SEC and FINRA will focus on going forward....more

Illinois Governor Vetoes Data Protection Bill; Suggests Revisions

by Alston & Bird on

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill amending the state’s data breach notification law on August 21, 2015, saying in a letter to the General Assembly that the bill “goes too far, imposing duplicative and burdensome...more

Unfair Contract Terms Laws – Soon to Apply to Small Businesses

by K&L Gates LLP on

On 28 April 2015, the Federal Government released for consultation, draft legislation to extend protection against unfair contract terms to small businesses. When releasing the exposure draft, the Government stated its...more

The Regulatory March to Reform Executive Compensation Practices Takes Another Step Forward

On July 21, 2010, the President signed into law (Public Law 111-203) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Reform Act"). The Reform Act implements a sweeping regulatory overhaul of the financial,...more

It’s Signed, Now for the Hard Part: What your Board Needs to Know About Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Provisions...

The wait for financial regulatory reform legislation is over. President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd Frank Act) into law on July 21, 2010. The Dodd Frank Act, while...more

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Corporate Governance and Disclosure Provisions

The House of Representatives approved the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on June 30. The Senate vote has been delayed until mid-July, with signing by President Obama expected thereafter. This...more

Senate Set To Debate Financial Reform Bill: Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Update

On March 15, 2010, U.S. Senator Chris Dodd, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, released the second version of his comprehensive financial reform bill (the first was released last fall). On March 22, the Banking...more

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