Newly Amended Dual Agency Disclosure Law: Much Ado About Nothing
In this case report, we consider the High Court judgment in Re Worldspreads Ltd v Re Investment Bank Special Administration Regulations 2011  EWHC 1719 (Ch) (19 June 2015).
Originally published in Practical Law on...more
Welcome to DLA Piper’s Pensions News publication in which we report on developments in pension legislation, guidance and case law, as well as keeping you up to speed on what to look out for in the coming months.
I’ve written in the past about various efforts to create a workers cooperative law here in California. See Are Worker Cooperatives A “Sea Water Fish In A Freshwater Pond”? and In The Year 2525, If Man Is Still Alive, If...more
The California Senate is putting the final touches on revisions to the California Franchise Relations Act. The law, when enacted, will increase franchisee protections against unilateral termination, provide more notice in the...more
On July 16, 2015, California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill amending the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), adding protections for workers who request accommodations for disabilities or religious...more
In recently published amendments to its regulations, the California Fair Employment & Housing Council (FEHC) has clarified formerly confusing rules and brought the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) into closer parallel to...more
On July 1, 2015, Act 172 of 2014, the Association Transactions Act (the “Act”), went into effect, overhauling Pennsylvania’s entity laws contained in Title 15, Corporations and Unincorporated Associations. Derived from the...more
On July 15, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published final revisions to its Underground Storage Tank (“UST”) regulations. This publication represents the first time in 27 years that the EPA has significantly...more
Italian Listed Companies should implement changes by the end of the 2016 fiscal year.
On July 10, 2015, the Corporate Governance Committee (the Committee) approved certain amendments to the Corporate Governance Code of...more
The Fair Employment and Housing Council recently adopted significant amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations, which took effect on July 1, 2015. The CFRA provides family and medical leave to...more
In the recent case of Virgil Adams v. Kimberley One Townhouse, released June 22, 2015, the Idaho Supreme Court covered some new ground and revisited some old ground. The case involved a townhouse subdivision governed by a...more
On July 22, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) published sweeping changes to its rules that implement the Military Lending Act (MLA). The amended rules significantly expand the scope of the MLA provisions by covering both...more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has promulgated significant new provisions both to its 1988 underground storage tank (UST) regulations and to its 1988 state program approval (SPA) regulations. 80 Fed. Reg. 41566...more
Yesterday, the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) held its annual meeting in Spokane, Washington. The meeting is the annual event where full MTC member states approve model laws in their final version. The approved versions are...more
On July 13, 2015, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 304 – an amendment to California’s recently effective (as of July 1, 2015), statewide sick-leave law, known as the California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of...more
On May 20, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed new rules, forms and amendments that would expand the information that registered investment advisers are required to report. The changes are...more
On July 4, 2015, the federal government released amended regulations (Regulations) under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA).
While there are some additional regulatory burdens...more
On July 1, 2015, the recent amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations go into effect. Employers who are covered by the CFRA should be aware of these changes as they will impact how they handle family...more
This Annual Review (“Review”) was prepared by the Subcommittee on Annual Review of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the ABA Business Law Section. The Review covers significant developments in federal...more
At an open meeting this morning, the SEC voted, three to two, to propose rules implementing Section 954 of Dodd-Frank, the clawback provision. Both Commissioners Gallagher and Piwowar voted against the proposal....more
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law AB 480, which amends provisions concerning mortgage lending, escrow agents, escrow agencies, mortgage brokers, mortgage agents, and mortgage bankers. Among the modifications to...more
Delaware Senate Bill 75 (“SB 75”) was approved by the House of Representatives on June 11, 2015 and signed into law by Delaware Governor Jack Markell on June 25. The new law enacts two very significant changes to the Delaware...more
Following the publication of the new Federal Law (No.2 of 2015), the new Commercial Companies Law (NCCL), in the Federal Gazette in March 2015, the NCCL comes into effect today.
While the NCCL replaces the previous...more
Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved amendments by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (the “MSRB”) to MSRB Rule G-14 regarding the reporting of trades of municipal securities. These...more
The Ontario government has amended Ontario’s Securities Act (Act) to expand the scope of prohibited insider trading and enhance the record-keeping requirements imposed upon capital market participants in the province. This...more
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