New rules may affect business activities conducted with state entities.
On 18 January, the president of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed the law “On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on…more
In two separate letters, the SEC staff addresses operational concerns raised by broker-dealers in connection with sweep program authorizations and the use of certain nonaffiliated U.S. branches of foreign banks…more
The long-awaited standards establish significant structural, liquidity, risk management, and capital requirements for the largest U.S. and foreign banks operating in the United States, including new intermediate holding company…more
Supplements making claims regarding diabetes, genetically customized nutritional benefits, and weight loss are slammed for false advertising.
Recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement activities—including a ruling…more
With the Open Payments System rollout, came the phased approach for data submission, requiring aggregate data in Phase 1 and detailed data reporting in Phase 2…more
The European Securities and Markets Authority has requested clarity on the definition to ensure consistent application across member states.
Following industry lobbying, the European Securities and Markets Authority…more
A proposed amendment to the UK Bribery Act would give the SFO greater power to prosecute corporates for financial crimes committed by their employees.
The head of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), David Green, recently…more
Plan sponsors now have the final piece of the puzzle needed to finalize their 2015 pay-or-play strategies.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury recently issued the highly anticipated…more
The new rule contains important guidance regarding several aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s whistleblower provision.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an interim final rule…more
The EU Long Term Investment Fund will offer investors a mechanism to invest in projects requiring long-term funding.
In June 2013, the European Commission (the Commission) proposed a new type of European closed-end…more
The initial comment period for the proposed regulations is drawing to a close on February 27, 2014.
On November 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a Notice of…more
J-1 hosts should review their policies and procedures in anticipation of unannounced site visits.
The U.S. Department of State, Office of Private Sector Exchange, will begin conducting random J-1 host site visits during…more
The trial of Victor Dahdaleh in London has collapsed due to the absence of key prosecution witnesses.
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) recently dropped its case against Victor Dahdaleh, the British-Canadian billionaire…more
Table of Contents:
Executive Summary; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Executive Summary -
This Outline highlights key U.S. Securities and Exchange…more
Financial Conduct Authority fines Standard Bank £7.6 million for failures in its anti-money laundering controls, underlining the importance of both having and implementing adequate policies in relation to money laundering…more
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