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31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program -The business rationale

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The 2020 Update stated, “Prosecutors should also assess whether the company knows the business rationale for needing the third party in the transaction, and the risks posed by third-party partners, including the third-party...more

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Keeping Plan Sponsor Clients In These Challenging Times

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Being a third-party administrator (TPA) attorney for 9 ½ years and being on my own for 10 years, I can attest that it’s far easier to lose clients than it is to get them. With this current Coronavirus pandemic, the turmoil...more

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It just doesn’t look right

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I am always against conflict of interest, going back to the day pre-fee disclosure when producing third party administrators (TPAs) were not transparent about the revenue sharing they collect. Beyond that, I’m also against...more

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EU Banking and Finance Regulatory Newsletter - June 2020

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Germany assumed the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU, i.e., the EU legislature’s upper chamber on July 1, 2020, before handing over to Portugal in January 2021. Germany has held this position many times before and...more

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From the next week any company belonging to a MNE must file a Notification of the Country by Country Report

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Taxpayers that should file the TP Return must fulfill the boxes 37 to 44 of the Format 120 to accomplish with the Notification of the CbC. On the other hand, taxpayers that should not file the TP Return for the FY2019 and...more

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New regulation on mining licenses in Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved a new Regulation “On the procedure for issuing licenses for the right to use subsoil plots”, including plots containing strategic types of minerals (gold, silver, copper, lead,...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the “Act”) received Royal Assent on 25 June 2020 and is now in force. As anticipated in our client alert of 26 May 2020, the Act represents the most extensive changes in the...more

International Lawyers Network

Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Episode 11: Bruce Feuchter | Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth | California, US

Bruce Feuchter is a partner with Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, a Southern California law firm and member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Bruce chat about the challenges of business...more

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

SEC Staff Brings Down its Q1 COVID-related Reporting Guidance for Q2: Focus on Liquidity and Capital Resources, CARES Act...

As June 30 rapidly approaches, public companies are busy with the quarter’s close and planning their Q2 earnings releases and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Even with the experience of the first quarter under their belts,...more

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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Regulation on Environmental, Social & Governance Investing

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On June 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a proposal to regulate the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies by investment fiduciaries under ERISA. The proposal, if finalized, would be the...more

Baker Donelson

COVID-19 Economic Downturn: Consider a Special Litigation Committee to Protect Your Company from Meritless Shareholder Derivative...

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COVID-19 has forced significant changes to the way business is conducted, often requiring corporations to adjust quickly in the face of challenging conditions. Moreover, economic downturn frequently results in increased...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Fear Not: ESG Does Not Spell Doom for Energy Funds

Traditional energy funds that target investments in fossil fuel industries continue to face strong and increasing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) pressures, especially from institutional and European-based...more

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Corporate E-Note - June 2020

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PPP Borrowers Can Apply for Forgiveness Early - In a recent interim final rule, the Small Business Administration ("SBA") clarified that borrowers of paycheck protection program ("PPP") loans could apply for loan...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

COVID-19 Update – United Arab Emirates #69

Whatever your business—whether you are an investor looking at new investments, managing existing positions or planning exits, or a corporate concerned with protecting and enhancing your business—the current public health...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Cannabis and the Law

Metrc Has Ongoing Dispute in Missouri

In September 2019, Metrc, a prominent cannabis seed-to-sale tracking company, filed suit against the Missouri Office of Administration (OA) requesting the ability to charge additional fees beyond those specified in its...more

Dechert LLP

COVID-19: FCA Reinforces Market Abuse and Conduct Expectations

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The UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has reinforced its expectations on market conduct during the COVID-19 pandemic, recognising that the opportunities for market abuse are amplified in the current climate. ...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

SEC extends temporary COVID-19 relief for some submissions

In light of health, transportation and logistical issues raised by COVID-19, the SEC staff recently extended previously announced relief for several types of submissions. ..Form 144 paper filings and certain forms (other...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

SEC Puts LIBOR Transition Testing in Focus

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In anticipation of LIBOR discontinuation, the SEC will begin examining transition progress. Nearly a year after the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) release of a Staff Statement on LIBOR Transition, the...more

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Pandemic Continues to Force Businesses to Explore Bankruptcy

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the U.S. economy so deeply that it will take a long time for businesses to recover, if they can recover at all. Many commercial industries have been turned upside down in the course of just...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

CARES Act Questions for the Agricultural Industry (Updated 06/30/2020)

Congress recently passed the economic stimulus package referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act1”), the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (“PPPHCE Act”),...more

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SEC Releases Risk Alert Identifying Common Private Equity and Hedge Fund Compliance Deficiencies

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On June 23rd, the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a new risk alert entitled “Observations from Examinations of Investment Advisers...more

Porter Hedges LLP

Business Planning Tips: "Selling A Business? Prepare For Legal Due Diligence"

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The activity level for mergers and acquisitions in the middle market surely will recover as the world adjusts to COVID-19 and related consequences. If a business owner hopes or needs to market the business for sale, or to...more

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SBA’s Implementation Of The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act In Wave Of New Rules And Application Forms

As we previously reported, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (“PPP Flexibility Act”) became law earlier this month, introducing numerous changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The PPP, which is part...more

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Ring of Fire - SEC Hangs Up on Telegram

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After an extended fight with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Telegram has agreed to resolve charges the company's unregistered offering of digital tokens called "Grams" violated the United States federal...more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

District Court Affirms Order Requiring Production of Cyber-Investigation Report after Considering Totality of Circumstances

As we previously reported, the Magistrate Judge in In re: Capital One Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, found that a forensic report that Capital One had claimed was protected by the privilege and work product...more

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