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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Maryland Appellate Court Addresses Challenge to Maryland Department of the Environment...

The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland (“Court”) addressed an appeal of a Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland, (“Circuit Court”) decision upholding Maryland Department of the Environment (“MDE”) permits for...more

Legal Guide for U.S. Foreign Investments

by Harris Beach PLLC on

Establishing a business in the U.S. by a foreign corporation can be a fairly smooth operation with the right guidance and support. There are steps to take in forming, operating and growing a business in the U.S. in addition...more

GDPR is Now Effective – How Will Regulators Enforce It?

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Today the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, ending the data protection landscape as we know it. This comprehensive privacy law applies directly to the 28 EU countries and companies established in...more

Additional Regulation of PFAS Is on the Horizon Following EPA's PFAS

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

As we have been advising, attention to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continues to take center stage with regulators on both the state and federal levels....more

Animal Testing to Decrease with New EPA Rules

by Polsinelli on

The United States Environmental Protection Agency made two moves recently to reduce the use of animals in chemical testing and pesticide registration: One under FIFRA and one under TSCA. ...more

Helping banks to manage fintech regulatory risk

As technology continues to revolutionize the banking world, how can firms ensure they reap the rewards but still manage fintech regulatory risk? Banks around the globe are increasingly immersed in fintech....more

FFIEC Examination Procedures for the Beneficial Ownership Rule

by Sullivan & Worcester on

The FFIEC has updated its BSA/AML manual effective May 5, 2018, to add a section on the new legal entity due diligence requirements and to update the section of the manual on customer due diligence generally. The Fed...more

New Proposed DoD Cyber Guidance May Fuel Bid Protest Docket

Newly published draft DoD Guidance for Reviewing System Security Plans (SSP) and the “NIST SP 800-171 Security Requirements Not Yet Implemented” answer some questions but may also result in an increased protest docket due to...more

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Guidance on Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permits

by Perkins Coie on

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a guidance memorandum addressing when an incidental take permit may be needed under Section 10(a)(1)(B) of the Endangered Species Act for projects that modify habitat of federally...more

Potential Regulatory Developments for Irish ETFs

by Dechert LLP on

The Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) has announced that it will release a feedback statement later this year in response to its 2017 Discussion Paper on ETFs (the “Discussion Paper”) and the general work it has...more

Five Tips for Starting Your New Brewery

by Holland & Hart LLP on

So you decided to start a brewery—that’s awesome. You’re in good company. The number of craft breweries in the U.S. has ballooned in the past decade, growing 322% from 1,500+ in 2007 to almost 6,400 in 2017. Whether your...more

Understanding the Regulatory Concerns of Cryptocurrency Exchange Registration

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, recently approached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about possible licensing as a broker-dealer. If Coinbase decides to register with the SEC, it will...more

FERC Orders on PJM’s Frequency Regulation Market Give Energy Storage Providers Another Recent Win

On March 30, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the “Commission”) issued separate orders (i) partially granting one of two challenges to PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.’s (PJM) frequency regulation...more

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1: A blueprint for compliance and assurance

by Womble Bond Dickinson on

In February 2014 the U.S. National Institute of Standards in Technology (‘NIST’) published the ?rst NIST Cybersecurity Framework, responding to an Executive Order on improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity issued by...more

Safe Drinking Water Act Enforcement: U.S. Department of Justice and Ticonderoga, New York Enter into Consent Decree

The United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued in April 12th news release stating that the Town of Ticonderoga, New York, (“Town”) had entered into a Consent Decree to address alleged Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA”)...more

UK Authority Considers Competition Issues Arising From the Provision of Investment Consultancy Services and Fiduciary Management...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority has published the third in a series of working papers on specific aspects of its market investigation into the supply and acquisition of investment consultancy services and fiduciary...more

Digital Cops and Cyber Robbers: OFAC Guidance on Crypto Currency

A lot of us in the sanctions compliance world were wondering whether and when OFAC would issue official guidance on its application of sanctions in the digital currency world. On March 18, OFAC issued five FAQs related to...more

C&H Hog Farms, Inc. (Newton County, Arkansas): Cross Motions for Partial Summary Judgment in Arkansas Pollution Control and...

The parties litigating the denial by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) of a Regulation 5 permit for the C&H Hog Farms, Inc. (“C&H”) before the Arkansas Pollution Control of Ecology Commission have...more

A Proposed Statutory Framework for State Regulation of Virtual Currency Businesses: The Uniform Law Commission’s “Uniform...

Last July, the Uniform Law Commission completed a uniform model state law, known as the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act (“URVCBA” or the “Act”) (Steve Weise participated in the preparation of the Act)....more

Long-Term Lead and Copper Rule Federalism Consultation: Association of State Drinking Water Administrator's Comments

The Association of State Drinking Water Administrator’s (“ASDWA”) submitted March 8th comments to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) on the Lead and Copper in Drinking Water Rule (“LCR”). The EPA is...more

FinCEN Is Watching ICOs for BSA Violations

by Perkins Coie on

In a recently published letter to the Senate Finance Committee, FinCEN confirmed that when an ICO token is a “convertible virtual currency,” administrators or exchangers of the token would be “money transmitters” under...more

Regional Haze/Arkansas: 8th Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Motion to Stay

The United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit addressed a Motion to Stay related to litigation involving application of the Clean Air Act Regional Haze requirements to Arkansas. The Order was issued on March 7th....more

Waste Imports/Exports: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Notice/Request for Comment Addressing Freedom of Information Act

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a February 27th Federal Register Notice and Request for Comment describing Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) requests that the agency states it periodically...more

DOJ Pursues PE Firm Based on Portfolio Company's Alleged Payment of Kickbacks

by Jones Day on

The Situation: In what may indicate a sea change in terms of who the Department of Justice ("DOJ") is willing to pursue in False Claims Act cases, a private equity firm has been named as a co-defendant in a False Claims Act...more

Fintech and RegTech win over compliance skeptics

Compliance and risk teams now have a much more favorable view of fintech and RegTech innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence survey of nearly 800 financial services firms. The way that the financial...more

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