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An overview of the OECD's Phase 4 Report on the UK's implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention: Part II

by WilmerHale on

This article follows on from “Part I: Detecting bribery", which also contains a summary of the background to the OECD’s Phase 4 Report. For completeness, a short background section is repeated here....more

European Commission Report on Impact of Biosimilars Competition

by Goodwin on

The European Commission recently announced a report on the impact of biosimilar competition on price, volume and market share, based on full-year data from 2016. The report, prepared by QuintilesIMS, analyzed six established...more

Consultation on proposed amendments to AML/CTF Rules

by Dentons on

In April 2016, the Attorney-General’s Department released its Report on the Statutory Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and Associated Rules and Regulations (Report). This review,...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - April, 2017 #5

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: WilmerHale’s 2017 Corporate Reports - Sometimes it’s easier to just look at the numbers. WilmerHale’s annual IPO, Venture Capital and M&A Reports offer rare...more

US Government Accountability Office Releases FinTech Reports

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The US Government Accountability Office released the first in a series of planned reports on fintech...more

An overview of the OECD's Phase 4 Report on the UK's implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

by WilmerHale on

“The UK has made significant improvements to its ability to detect foreign bribery, but could still do more by reforming out-of-date legislation and better utilizing existing resources.” On 23 March 2017, the...more

Economists’ Rx for MDs’ legal wellbeing? Practice better medicine

In the battles between lawyers and doctors over malpractice lawsuits filed by patients harmed while seeking medical services, it may be worth heeding economists’ prescription for caregivers: Physicians, heal thy selves....more

Australian Consumer Law Review

by DLA Piper on

On 19 April 2017 the final report of the Australian Consumer Law Review, conducted by Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand, was publically released. The review was initiated in mid-2015, and involved a broad ranging...more

European Securities and Markets Authority Publishes Research Report on EU Securities Financing Transactions and Haircuts

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a research Report on securities financing transactions in the European Union and the use of collateral haircuts by firms. The purpose of ESMA's research is to...more

CFPB’s Monthly Complaint Report Spotlights Debt Collection Issues, Trends in Credit Card Complaints

by Goodwin on

On March 28, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released Volume 21 of its Monthly Complaint Report (the “Report”). The purpose of the Report is, in part, to educate consumers and financial institutions on...more

European Commission Publishes White Paper on the Future of Europe

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Commission published a White Paper on the future of Europe. The White Paper outlines possible drivers of change and scenarios in which the current 27 member states could evolve by 2025...more

Construction Lien Act reform and promptness of payment

by Dentons on

On September 26, 2016, an expert review report titled, "Striking the Balance: Expert Review of Ontario's Construction Lien Act" (the Report) released findings on the problems associated with delinquent payments and the...more

If a Climate Change Report Falls in the White House, Does Anyone Hear It?

This week, the National Academy of Sciences Committee tasked with reviewing the Climate Science Special Report, issued by the Obama administration, basically blessed it. They had some comments, but I’ve been through the NAS...more

Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures Publishes Analytical Framework of Distributed Ledger Technology

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures published a report on distributed ledger technology in payment, clearing and settlement. In the context of payment, clearing and settlement, DLT enables entities to carry...more

Health Alert (Australia) March 6, 2017

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpts from Judgments: Commonwealth . Administrative Appeals Tribunal 28 February 2017 - Nairn and National Disability Insurance Scheme...more

Global Loan Fund Survey Reveals No Regulatory Action Required at Present

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The International Organization of Securities Commissions published a report on the findings of the survey on loan funds that was carried out during 2016. The report covers loan funds in the area of investment funds and...more

FMA releases Conduct Outcomes Report

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The New Zealand Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released its Conduct Outcomes Report 2016 (Report), highlighting the key issues and actions from the FMA's enforcement, supervision and preventative activities for the...more

Investment Advisers And Broker-Dealers Face Scant Likelihood Of California Examinations

by Allen Matkins on

The California Department of Business Oversight recently issued a report on its Broker-Dealer/Investment Adviser Program. This report was required by the Budget Act of 2014. Although short, the report provides some...more

Report on U.S. Semiconductor Industry Raises Implications for PRC Investments in U.S. Companies

In January 2017, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) issued a report to then President Barack Obama titled "Ensuring Long-Term U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors."1 The report assesses the...more

Federal Legislators Tell NLRB GC Griffin to Rescind His Education Report or Step Aside

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: Congressional Committee Head Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Subcommittee Chair Tim Walberg (R-MI) ask NLRB General Counsel Griffin to either immediately rescind his January 31 report regarding the purported...more

Securities Class Action Filings Increased Significantly in 2016

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

There was a significant increase in the number of securities class actions filed in 2016. It is the second straight year of increased filings, according to reports prepared by Cornerstone Research and NERA Economic...more

Global Data Privacy Snapshot 2017: How does your organisation compare?

by DLA Piper on

Personal information is an increasingly valuable business asset. Technology provides the opportunity to understand and engage with customers and stakeholders like never before. Deployed carefully, it can enhance...more

National Academy of Sciences Recommends Updated Framework for Social Cost of Carbon Calculations

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

On January 11, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) released a report, “Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxider,” recommending an updated...more

EPA, CDC and CPSC Investigating Potential Health Effects of Recycled Tire Crumb Used on Playing Fields and Playgrounds

Public concern is increasing over the safety of recycled rubber tire crumb used as infill for synthetic turf fields and playgrounds. There are currently between 12,000 and 13,000 synthetic turf fields in the United States,...more

FTC Staff Issues Long-Awaited Cross-Device Tracking Report

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On January 23, 2017, the FTC Staff released its long-awaited Report (“Report”) on cross-device tracking following its November 2015 workshop on the topic. The Report explains what cross-device tracking is, discusses the...more

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