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Annual HSR Report: No New Challenges to Hospital or Ambulatory Surgery Center Mergers in 2017

by Epstein Becker & Green on

On April 11, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) released their 40th Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino Report (“HSR Report”) detailing merger enforcement activity in fiscal year 2017...more

More Fun with LIBOR

by Dechert LLP on

Geeking out, I just finished reading the second report from the Alternate Reference Rates Committee that was just published jointly by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC)...more

Strengthening Australia's foreign bribery framework - Senate Report into Foreign Bribery

by DLA Piper on

The Commonwealth Senate Standing Committee on Economics (the Senate Committee), following an inquiry launched in 2015 (see here for our briefing paper on the inquiry) recently released its long-awaited report on foreign...more

CFPB Publishes Semiannual Report to Congress: Dorsey Partner Quoted in American Banker Article, “It ‘Would Stab a Knife’ into...

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

American Banker quoted Dorsey & Whitney partner Jenny Lee in an article reporting on the legal community’s response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s latest semiannual report to Congress. In the report, CFPB...more

Financial Action Task Force Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Financial Action Task Force has published its report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, in advance of their meeting in Buenos Aires scheduled for March 19 – 20, 2018. In the report, the FATF reiterates...more

European Supervisory Authorities Issue Final Report on Financial Institutions' Use of Big Data

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities has published a final report on the use of Big Data by financial institutions. The Final Report has been prepared following feedback to a discussion paper published...more

Migration Advisory Committee publishes interim report

by Dentons on

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), in a report published 27 March 2018, has highlighted the growing concern among employers about the potential negative impact of restricting immigration in the UK, and the increasing...more

AV Accidents: Consumers Want Clarity on Liability

by Miller Canfield on

The rapid evolution of automated driving systems (ADS) is bringing radical change to government regulations, industry practices, the potential obsolescence of human drivers and will also change the legal landscape for...more

NAIS and TABS Task Force Issue Final Report on Educator Sexual Misconduct

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

The Independent School Task Force on Educator Sexual Misconduct has released its final report, Prevention and Response: Recommendations for Independent School Leaders. This report incorporates feedback submitted in response...more

Diesel Additives & Filtration Issues: American Chemistry Council Petroleum Additives Panel Report (March 2018)

The American Chemistry Council’s (“ACC”) Petroleum Additives Panel’s Fuel Additives Task Group prepared a March 2018 report titled: Overview of Diesel Additives & Filtration Issues (“Report”) ...more

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline is Rapidly Approaching

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Employers should be mindful that the March 31, 2018, deadline for filing the 2017 Employer Information Report, commonly known as the EEO-1 report, is fast approaching. While the deadline previously fell on September 30, the...more

US Department of the Treasury Releases Report and Recommendations Regarding the Orderly Liquidation Authority

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The U.S. Department of the Treasury released its report and recommendations regarding the Orderly Liquidation Authority established under Title II of the Dodd-Frank Act. The report proposes a “bankruptcy first” approach to...more

Sex discrimination law review final report

by Dentons on

2018 is a momentous year, in that it marks 100 years since British women were given the right to vote. Things have moved on a bit since 1918, and we can safely say that there have been many positive developments since then...more

North Carolina’s New Plan for Mental Health

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently laid out a road map for improving behavioral health services in the state. The report to the state legislature was the result of numerous stakeholder...more

Taking Pills for Pay: FDA Releases Information Sheet on Paying Research Subjects

by Baker Ober Health Law on

In clinical research, compensating research subjects as an incentive for their participation is a common practice. However, paying research subjects can also pose ethical issues and create the potential for abuse such as...more

GABI Publishes Data on Italian Biosimilar Landscape

by Goodwin on

A paper published in the Generics and Biosimilars Initiative Journal reports on “an overview of the available real-world data about the pattern of use and the comparative effectiveness of biosimilars and originator biological...more

Trouble on the horizon: what ENISA’s Report tells us about the threat of data breaches

by WilmerHale on

Last month, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published its 2017 ‘Threat Landscape Report’. The Report comments on general trends in the area of cybercrime, and identifies and gathers data...more

The FTC and Deceptive Advertising: Is there a Biennial Trend?

by Patrick Law Group, LLC on

At the end of December 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) issued a policy statement to provide guidance and examples of how to avoid deceptive advertising in native ad placements (the “2015 Policy Statement”). ...more

DBO Reports Increase In Adviser Examinations

by Allen Matkins on

The California Department of Business Oversight recently issued its annual Broker-Dealer/Investment Adviser report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. The DBO reports that it had 3,808 investment adviser firms licensed...more

US Treasury Department Issues Anticipated List of Russian Parties, Pursuant to Recent Legislation

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Treasury Department Report identifies 114 senior political figures and 96 oligarchs, and confirms that the Report is not a sanctions list - On January 29, 2018, the Treasury Department submitted a report to the US...more

ICOs - Fraud, Winning Lottery Ticket or Bad Investment?

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Investments in virtual currencies and initial coin offerings or ICOs - a kind of IPO for coins - continue to be a key focus in the investment world. Last week as the Davos World Economic Summit unfolded it was almost lost in...more

EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement And Litigation Data

Agency Reduces Charge Workload to Lowest Level in 10 Years; Obtains Nearly $400 Million for Discrimination Victims - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that 84,254...more

Financial Action Task Force Reports on Financing of Recruitment to Terrorist Organizations

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Financial Action Task Force has published a Report on the financing of recruitment for terrorist purposes, as part of its strategy on combating terrorist financing. The Report has been compiled using input from relevant...more

Utility-Scale Capacity: U.S. Energy Information Report Estimates Nearly 50 Percent of 2017 Installation Utilized Renewable...

The United States Energy Information Administration (“EIA”) issued a January 10th report (“Report”) stating that “nearly half of utility-scale capacity installed in 2017 came from renewables.” The information originates...more

The North Slope Is Really, Really, Getting Warmer. Drill, Baby, Drill

The Washington Post reported this week that Utqiagvik, Alaska (formerly known as Barrow), has gotten so warm, so fast, that NOAA’s computers can’t even believe it. The data for Utqiagvik (that’s hard to type!) were so high...more

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