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Proposed Rule 23 Amendment for Class Action Settlement: Sea Change or Codification of the Status Quo?

by BakerHostetler on

We’ve noted several times in this blog the difficulties parties may face when trying to obtain court approval for a settlement they have reached. Recognizing many of these issues, new amendments to Federal Rule of Civil...more

BC's Class Proceedings Act to get a facelift?

by DLA Piper on

The Government of British Columbia introduced Bill 21 containing its proposed amendments to the Class Proceedings Act, RSBC 1996, c. 50 (the “CPA”) on 23 April 2018. If passed, these amendments will significantly change class...more

Could We Be Close to a Second State to Approve a Technology CLE Requirement?: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

In 2016, Florida became the first state to mandate technology training for lawyers, when it adopted a rule requiring lawyers to complete three hours of CLE every three years “in approved technology programs.” That requirement...more

Proposed Rule 23 Amendment for Class Action Settlement: Sea Change or Codification of the Status Quo?

by BakerHostetler on

Proposed amendments to the class action settlement process in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(e) are scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1, 2018. One of the proposed amendments requires that “[t]he parties must provide the...more

SEC Proposes Rule Change to Address Funds’ Auditor Independence Problem

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

In a May 3, 2018 release (the “Release”), the SEC proposed amendments to the “Loan Rule” (as defined below), part of the SEC’s auditor independence rule, Rule 2-01 of Regulation S-X. If adopted as proposed, the amendments...more

Investment Funds Update Europe - Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and...

by Dechert LLP on

Consultation Paper: amendments to Central Bank UCITS Regulations - The Central Bank published a Consultation Paper (CP 119) on 29 March 2018, proposing amendments to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations and the consolidation...more

Delaware Proposes Updates to Its LLC Statute Regarding Series LLCs

by Morris James LLP on

On April 6, the Delaware Corporation Law Section of the Delaware Bar Association proposed some major and minor amendments to the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. If introduced in and approved by the Delaware General...more

US Federal Financial Regulators Propose Revisions to Capital Rules to Reflect Change in US GAAP Relating to Credit Losses

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced proposed revisions to the agencies’ regulatory capital rules...more

State Department May Require More Social Media Information from Visa Applicants

by Miles & Stockbridge P.C. on

On March 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) published notices in the Federal Register seeking public comment on its proposal to amend Forms DS-260 and DS-160, which are the forms that must be completed by all...more

Two US Banking Regulators Propose Amendments to Supplementary Leverage Ratio Calculations for GSIBs and Their Insured Depository...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency published a joint notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment that would modify the calculation of the...more

Update on Proposed Amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations

by Bennett Jones LLP on

On March 1, 2018, there was a regulatory update to the Livestock Identification and Traceability Program. This update provides an overview of the progress for the proposed amendments to Part XV of the federal Health of...more

FINRA Regulatory Notices Demonstrate Focus on Excessive Trading, Supervision

by McGuireWoods LLP on

While the securities industry focused on parsing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recently proposed best-interest standard and speculating about the ultimate fate of the Department of Labor’s vacated fiduciary rule,...more

Update in legislation on work permits: good news

by Dentons on

The RK Government has introduced important amendments to the Rules on Establishing the Quota for the Employment of Foreign Labour Force. In accordance with the RK Government Decree No.189 dated 13 April 2018, the list of...more

The Good, Bad & Boring – 2018 Amendments To Wisconsin’s Condominium Law

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

In 2018 three separate acts amended Chapter 703 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Chapter 703 is Wisconsin’s Condominium Ownership Act. The amendments mostly took effect on April 18, 2018, but some will go into effect later in the...more

FINRA Proposes Amendments to Quantitative Suitability Rules

On April 20, 2018, FINRA issued proposed amendments to Rule 2111’s “quantitative suitability” provisions. According to FINRA, the proposal is designed to more effectively counter the problem of “churning,” or excessive...more

The new policyholder protection rules - Alert 5

by Hogan Lovells on

On 2 March 2018, the Financial Services Board published for comment proposed amendments to the Policyholder Protection Rules. Comments are required by 13 April 2018 and the below amended rules are envisaged to come into...more

Proposed Amendments to India's Arbitration Act

by Jones Day on

The Government of India has announced possible amendments to the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 ("Act"). On 7 March 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2018...more

A Roadmap to Canada’s Rapidly Changing Lobbying Landscape: Q1 Highlights

Canada’s lobbying landscape is rapidly changing — a number of amendments have recently come into force or been proposed that revise lobbying, election finance and conflict of interest requirements in Alberta, British...more

Can a majority shareholder force out a minority shareholder by amending company articles?

by Dentons on

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) has considered the validity of a shareholder resolution amending a company's articles to introduce a share redemption mechanism aimed at forcing out a minority shareholder....more

Cambios al Programa Orgánico bajo el Proyecto de Ley Agrícola

by Holland & Knight LLP on

La Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos presentó los Principios Legales del Proyecto de la Ley Agrícola. El Proyecto fue lanzado la semana pasada, y en su forma actual, enmienda la autoridad de acreditación orgánica del...more

Changes to the Organic Program under the Proposed Farm Bill

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The House of Representatives released its proposed amendments to the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (more commonly referred to as the Farm Bill). The proposed Farm Bill was released last week, and in its current form,...more

Illinois Considering Amendments to Biometric Privacy Law (BIPA) That Would Create Major Exemptions to Its Scope

We have written before about the issues presented by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 Ill. Comp Stat. 14/1 (“BIPA”). BIPA is still the only state biometric privacy statute with a private right of action. It...more

2018 Proposed Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law on Appraisal Rights and Ratification of Defective Acts

by White and Williams LLP on

The Corporate Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association recently released its proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) for 2018. Noticeably, the proposed amendments...more

The Weekly Round-Up: Federal Court Blocks White House from Punishing Sanctuary Cities, Florida Businesses Oppose Mandatory...

Los Angeles Federal Court Bars White House From Punishing Sanctuary Cities - On Wednesday, United States District Court Judge Manuel Real ruled that the Department of Justice could not give special treatment to cities...more

The Continuing Saga Of NYSDEC’s Proposed Amendments To Its SEQRA Regulations

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

In 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) proposed sweeping changes to its State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) regulations. ...more

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