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The Making of a Super-SAR: A Case Study

by White & Case LLP on

The UK Government has continued to develop the UK's existing anti-money laundering ("AML") framework, both in response to EU driven initiatives, but also as part of its own national strategy. The Criminal Finances Act 20171...more

Prop 65: 9 chemicals added to California’s list for required warnings

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

During 2017, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added nine compounds to its list of chemicals that product manufacturers are required by law to disclose to consumers. The disclosure...more

Rx IP Update - December 2017

by Smart & Biggar on

PMPRB News - PMPRB releases scoping paper relating to proposed amended Regulations - As previously reported, on December 2, 2017, Canada’s Governor-in-Council published proposed Regulations Amending the Patented...more

Financial Markets Conduct (KiwiSaver) Amendment Regulations 2017

by DLA Piper on

Following industry consultation and debate, the Financial Markets Conduct (KiwiSaver) Amendment Regulations 2017 (Amendment Regulations) came into force on 21 April 2017. The Amendment Regulations impose new and more...more

New CFPB webinar available on 2015 HMDA final rule

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On October 15, 2015, the CFPB released a final rule amending Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), requiring certain data on mortgage applications and loans to be collected beginning in 2017...more

House Votes to Invalidate Extraction Payment Disclosure Rule

by Bracewell LLP on

On February 1, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Joint Resolution 41 to annul the Extraction Payment Disclosure Rule. The rule would require oil and gas companies to disclose in annual reports for fiscal...more

SEC Adopts New Rules and Rule Amendments to: (1) Require Liquidity Risk Management Programs for Registered Open-End Investment...

by Dechert LLP on

Earlier today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted a new rule and amendments to certain rules and forms that will require registered open-end investment companies, including mutual funds and...more

California Expands Data Breach Notification Law

by Fisher Phillips on

California’s data breach notification law is already considered the most stringent in the United States. Based on a new amendment recently signed into law, the law will soon get even tougher....more

Final Rules and Guidance Issued on “Blacklisting” Executive Order - Controversial Mandate Requires Disclosure of Labor and...

On August 25, 2016, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued final rules and the Department of Labor (DOL) published final guidance implementing President Obama’s 2014 “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order...more

SEC Adopts Amendments to Form ADV and Recordkeeping Rule

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

On August 25, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted rules, proposed in May 2015, to modernize and enhance the disclosure requirements promulgated under the Investment Adviser Act of 1940, as amended...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume XI, Issue 32

SEC/CORPORATE - 2016 Amendments to Delaware General Corporation Law Highlight Two-Step Mergers and Appraisal Rights - On August 1, a number of amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) went into...more

Bridging the Week - July 2016 #2

Michael Coscia Sentenced to Three Years’ Imprisonment for Spoofing and Commodity Fraud: Michael Coscia, the first person prosecuted and convicted under a law prohibiting spoofing that was enacted after the 2007-2008...more

FINRA Proposes Initial Round of Amendments to Communications Rules

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In May 2016, FINRA filed with the SEC proposed revisions to its communications rules that include a few substantive revisions to existing rules, ease some burdensome filing requirements, and leave the door open for future...more

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Capital Market Authority Amends, Clarifies Listing Rules

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Domestic issuers will welcome the amendments as they largely clarify or formalize existing CMA practices. Introduction - Further to the continuous efforts of the Capital Market Authority (the CMA) in the Kingdom of...more

Louisiana Telemedicine Practice Rules: What Providers Need to Know

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Louisiana’s Board of Medical Examiners (the “Board”) enacted regulations in the fall amending the prior practice standards for telemedicine, the requirements for obtaining a telemedicine permit, and the rules on remote...more

Amendments to Early Warning Regime

by Bennett Jones LLP on

On February 25, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published final amendments to the early warning regime (the "Amendments"). The Amendments are consistent with the revised proposals released by the CSA on...more

HIPAA Privacy Regulations Amended to Allow Disclosures of Mental Health Information for Firearm Background Checks

On January 4, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) modified the HIPAA Privacy Rule to expressly permit certain covered entities to disclose to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)...more

Financial Services Weekly News - October 2015 #3

by Goodwin on

Regulatory Developments: FINRA Requests Comment on Rules Relating to Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults - On Oct. 15 FINRA published Regulatory Notice 15-37, requesting comment on proposed amendments to...more

CFPB Issues New Mortgage Disclosure Rule

by Goodwin on

On October 15, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule amending Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). At nearly 800 pages, the new HMDA rule changes (i) the...more

New Rules for Rights Offerings Could be a Game Changer

by Dentons on

The Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) have announced amendments to the rules governing rights offerings in Canada. The amendments are intended to streamline the conduct of prospectus-exempt rights offerings, and...more

FCC Updates Contest Rule to Provide Flexibility to Meet Disclosure Requirements

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Radio and television stations, as well as their audiences, have reason to celebrate. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced significant updates to its regulations regarding the disclosure of material...more

SEC Proposes Rules to Require Funds to Adopt Liquidity Risk Management Programs; Allow “Swing Pricing”

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

At an open meeting on September 22, 2015, the SEC proposed new rules and amendments to existing rules to require open-end investment companies to adopt comprehensive liquidity risk management programs. The rules would also...more

Canada Adopts Significant Changes to Foreign Investment Review Framework

by DLA Piper on

On 24 April 2015, the Canadian government adopted regulations that significantly affect the foreign investment review framework. With the exception of cultural businesses and investments by foreign state-owned enterprises...more

SEC Expected to Propose Liquidity Risk Management Programs for Funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will consider proposals for liquidity risk management programs and related disclosures for open-end management investment companies. The Commission will consider the...more

Department of Defense Adopts Significant Changes to Its Military Lending Act Regulations

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

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

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