Section 504

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Federal Reserve Board Repeals Duplicative Regulations, Finalizes Red Flag Rule Amendments

On May 22, the Federal Reserve Board repealed its Regulation DD, which implements TISA, and Regulation P, which implements Section 504 of the GLBA because the Dodd-Frank Act transferred rulemaking authority for those laws to...more

HUD Adopts New Accessibility Standard

On May 23, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its adoption of an alternative accessibility standard for construction and alteration of housing and other facilities subject to Section 504 of...more

Service animals in residence halls – an overview of federal requirements

Increasingly, students with disabilities bring service animals to college campuses. This means that educational institutions must sort through an array of competing federal and state laws governing the use of such animals in...more

Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Issues Controversial Guidance On Rights of Disabled Students to Participate in...

On Jan. 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (‘‘OCR’’) released a Dear Colleague Letter (‘‘DCL’’) providing guidance on the obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973...more

Which Securities Law Exemption Should I Select? Regulation D – Rule 504, 505 & 506 Explained

If you want to raise capital by issuing stock, convertible notes or any other security in the United States you will quickly realize that you fall into a complicated web of securities regulations. To make matters even worse,...more

IHSA Under Pressure To Provide Accommodations To Student Athletes With Disabilities

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act provides that “No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States … shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be...more

OCR Issues "Dear Colleague Letter" Addressing Equal Opportunities in Athletic Programs for Students With Disabilities

A "Dear Colleague Letter" just issued by the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights interpreting Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 clarifies that colleges and universities must provide disabled students...more

JOBS Act Section 504 Report on Authority to Enforce Exchange Act Rule 12g5-1 and Subsection (b)(3)

On October 15, 2012, the staff of the SEC released its Report on Authority to Enforce Exchange Act Rule 12g5-1 and Subsection (b)(3), as required by Section 504 of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act")....more

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