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It is probably fair to say most registered investment advisers, at least those below a certain size, did not pay a great deal of attention to the anti-identity theft, or “red flag” rules jointly adopted by the Federal Trade...more
Originally published in Corporate Counsel on March 4, 2013.
Federal regulators landed the first blow: Several major credit card companies paid more than half a billion dollars in customer restitution and fines as part of...more
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FCC Issues New Regs on Robocalls
Lack of Magnetic Attraction Leads to False Ad Suit
SEC Cautions Advisers About Risks of Social Media
Google’s Privacy Changes Result...more
On January 24, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced new thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act filings.
The HSR Act requires parties to notify the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice...more
On November 3, 2010, both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed rules under the new anti-manipulation and anti-fraud provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall...more
On September 28, 2010, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) requesting public comments on the appropriate conditions, restrictions, or protections that...more
The Commission brings this securities fraud action against Goldman, Sachs & Co. (“GS&Co”) and a GS&Co employee, Fabrice Tourre(“Tourre”), for making materially misleading statements and omissions in connection with a...more
With increasing concern over issues such as global warming, skyrocketing gas prices, sustainability, and other human impacts on natural resources, consumers are, more than ever, considering the environmental impacts of...more
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