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Storage Tank Enforcement: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Owner/Operator of New York Facilities Enter into Expedited...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and Blueox Corporation (“BC”) entered into an April 4th Expedited Settlement Agreement (“ESA”) addressing alleged violations of Subtitle I of the Resource Conservation and...more

Bill to Require Issuance of Guidance by CFPB Introduced in House

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

A recent bill introduced in the US House of Representatives would require the CFPB to issue guidance on federal consumer financial laws, and also provide a framework for civil money penalties. H.R. 5534 would create the Give...more

K&L Gates Triage: Ride Sharing and Health Care Regulatory Considerations

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Transportation is often cited as one of the top barriers to health care for individuals in the United States. To reduce this burden and increase access to care, many health care providers are now partnering with ride-sharing...more

Underground Injection Control Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and Cleburne County, Arkansas Wastewater...

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) and WR Holding Co, LLC (“WR”) entered into a March 26th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing an alleged violation of a No-Discharge Permit (“Permit”). See...more

FDIC Enters into Settlement Agreement with State Bank

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

Recently, the FDIC announced a settlement agreement with a depository institution loan originator (Bank) for alleged unfair and deceptive practices in violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA) related to the...more

404 Clean Water Act Citizen Suit Action: Federal Appellate Court Addresses Oklahoma Sand and Gravel Company's Objection to...

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a March 22nd opinion addressing a Oklahoma sand and gravel mining company’s objection to a United States District Court’s (Northern District of Oklahoma) Order...more

Investment Services Regulatory Update - April 2018

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New Rules, Proposed Rules, Guidance and Alerts - PROPOSED RULES - SEC Proposes Changes to Fund Liquidity Disclosure Requirements - On March 14, 2018, the SEC issued proposed amendments to the disclosure requirements...more

Wastewater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and City of Mountain Pine Enter into Consent Administrative...

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) and City of Mountain Pine, Arkansas, (“City”) entered into an April 5th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing alleged violations of a Clean Water Act...more

Large Bank Agrees to Pay $2 Billion to Settle Charges Concerning Fraudulent Sales of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

A large bank, along with affiliated entities, recently reached a settlement agreement for $2 billion with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to settle a civil action originally filed in December 2016, in which the DOJ sought...more

Asbestos Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and County Road Department Enter into Consent Administrative...

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) and Mississippi County Road Department (“Road Department”) entered into a Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) on April 2nd addressing an alleged violation of the...more

Theranos Charges Provide Perspective for Medical Device Companies, Biotechnology Companies, and Investors

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On March 14, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it filed charges against the founder and CEO of Theranos Inc., Elizabeth Holmes, and its former president, Ramesh Balwani....more

Ignorance of OSHA Requirements Does Not Preclude Willful Violation

Employers found to have committed repeat or willful violations of Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards are subject to citation penalties of 10 times those for ordinary violations, and in some cases...more

New Tip Pooling Guidelines For Employers

The recent passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (“H.R. 1625”), an 878-page omnibus spending bill, significantly changes the rules for tip pooling under the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”). While the...more

Red Notice Newsletter - Russian

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS – Canadian Mining Company Settles with SEC over FCPA Charges – On March 26, Kinross Gold Corporation settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its alleged failure to...more

Release Reporting/CERCLA Enforcement: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Madison, Minnesota Facility Operator Enter into...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and Lac qui Parle Cooperative Oil Company (“LPCOC”) entered into an April 6th Consent Agreement and Final Order (“CAFO”) that addresses an alleged violation of the...more

Red Notice Newsletter - Chinese

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS – Canadian Mining Company Settles with SEC over FCPA Charges – On March 26, Kinross Gold Corporation settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its alleged failure to...more

Georgia AG Announces $8.5 Million Settlement with Debt Collector

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On April 4, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr (“Georgia AG”) announced? an $8.5 million settlement with a national debt collector, resolving allegations that the company violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...more

340B Update: HRSA Seeks Fifth Delay of Final Rule on 340B Pricing and Manufacturer CMPs; Budget Document Sheds Light on 340B User...

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program (“340B Program”) remains in the regulatory spotlight. Most recently, on March 27, 2018, the Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) indicated it is poised to delay for the fifth...more

Criminal And Civil Charges Filed In Connection With Initial Coin Offering By Centra Tech

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced criminal and civil charges against two startup co-founders for allegedly defrauding and conspiring to defraud...more

Air Enforcement: Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Colbert County, Alabama Secondary Aluminum Process Plant Enter...

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (“ADEM”) and Constellium Muscle Shoals, LLC (“CMS”) entered into a March 16th Consent Order (“CO”) addressing violations of an air permit. The CO describes CMS as a...more

California Sues Sutter Health Alleging Anti-Competitive Practices

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in San Francisco County Superior Court on March 29, 2018 (the “Complaint”), alleging that Sutter Health (“Sutter”), one of Northern California’s...more

Hazardous Waste Enforcement: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City University of New York Enter into Consent Agreement

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and City University of New York (including Brooklyn College) (“CUNY”) entered into a March 8th Consent Agreement and Final Order (“CAFO”) addressing alleged violations...more

Federal Court Upholds FERC’s Expansive Use of Anti-Market Manipulation Rule in Power Market “Gaming” Case

On March 30, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio issued an order substantially denying defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC or the “Commission”) Complaint...more

Pretreatment Enforcement: Mississippi Commission Of Environmental Quality and Pearl, Mississippi Facility Enter into Agreed Order

The Mississippi Commission of Environmental Quality (“MCEQ”) and Valley Services, Inc. (“VSI”) entered into a March 5th Agreed Order (“AO”) addressing alleged violations of a pretreatment permit. See Order No. 6839 1A. The...more

Red Notice Newsletter - March 2018

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS – Canadian Mining Company Settles with SEC over FCPA Charges – On March 26, Kinross Gold Corporation settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its alleged failure to...more

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