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May 23, 2013

Washington Outlook for 2015

Washington Outlook for 2015 In This Issue: – Introduction – Agriculture, Food Safety, and Nutrition – Appropriations, Budget, and Debt Ceiling – Defense and National Security – Education – Energy and Environment – Financial Services – Foreign Policy – Health Care – Immigration and Judiciary – Postal Reform – Regulatory Reform – Tax Policy – […]

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May 22, 2013

Conflict Minerals Rule Update: NAM Motion for Stay

Conflict Minerals Rule Update: NAM Motion for Stay As mentioned here, on April 29, 2014, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable filed a motion for stay with the SEC. The motion requested that the SEC stay its final Conflict Minerals Rule or at least stay the filing deadline for the […]

Opinions
May 19, 2013

Health care worker sent to jail for HIPAA violations

Health care worker sent to jail for HIPAA violations When we train employees on HIPAA, we always remind them that HIPAA violations carry significant penalties-both civil and criminal. Our favorite line is “Keep your day job.” Stealing patient information is never worth the consequences. Stacy Laulu, a previous employee of Providence Alaska Medical Center (medical […]

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May 16, 2013

Anticipating Activism: Implications for Your 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Anticipating Activism: Implications for Your 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Activist investors often begin planning their campaigns as much as a year in advance of the annual meeting. This includes accumulating stock positions, coordinating with other hedge funds in so-called “wolf packs,” analyzing the company’s defenses and vulnerabilities, and making initial contacts with the target […]

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May 15, 2013

New Data Protection Laws in Africa

New Data Protection Laws in Africa In recent years, the number of African countries which have enacted privacy frameworks or are planning data protection laws has vastly increased. Currently, 14 African countries have privacy framework laws and some sort of data protection authorities in place. Once the African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Personal […]

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May 13, 2013

Privacy Tip #29 – U.S. + Canada issue joint ransomware special alert—read and follow recommendations

Privacy Tip #29 – U.S. + Canada issue joint ransomware special alert—read and follow recommendations We have frequently alerted individuals and companies about the increasing risk and success posed by sophisticated phishing schemes. It has become such a real and grave problem that the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team of the Department of Homeland Security […]

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May 3, 2013

Supreme Court to Untie Regulatory Knot in Juice Labeling Dispute

Supreme Court to Untie Regulatory Knot in Juice Labeling Dispute Hearing oral arguments on April 21, 2014, the United States Supreme Court has waded into the contentious world of food labeling in the case of Pom Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co. [1] While the facts of Pom may present a garden-variety “truth-in-labeling” dispute to most […]

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April 29, 2013

Marketing an International Law or CPA Firm Network (Post 2 of 3):

Marketing an International Law or CPA Firm Network (Post 2 of 3): [This is the second part of a three-part post regarding how to market an international law or accounting firm network. Based upon a speech Ross Fishman delivered to Legus International’s Fall Conference, the first post discussed how (a) the firms’ member contacts can market […]

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April 26, 2013

Banking & Finance Litigation Update – Issue 77 (Global)

Banking & Finance Litigation Update – Issue 77 (Global) In This Issue: – Domestic Banking – Domestic General – European Banking – European General – International Banking – International General – Excerpt from International General: 55. The American Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has handed out some of its toughest penalties, fining a number of […]

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April 22, 2013

Georgia Provides Guidance on Variable Annuity Sales Disclosures

Georgia Provides Guidance on Variable Annuity Sales Disclosures On March 19, the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner (the “Department”) issued Bulletin 15-EX-1 (the “Bulletin”) to clarify Georgia’s required variable annuity sales disclosures. This guidance follows the Department’s recent amendments to Georgia’s Annuity and Deposit Fund Disclosure Regulation, Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. […]

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