May 8, 2017

WKSI Waivers: More Guidance and never Everybody Concurs

WKSI Waivers: More Guidance and never Everybody Concurs As you can see here, on March 12, 2014, the Division of Corporation Finance from the Registration (SEC) revised its previous assistance with granting waivers to well-known seasoned issuers (WKSIs) to carry on to become qualified as WKSIs despite otherwise disqualifying misconduct. Interestingly, on April 24, 2014, […]

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May 8, 2017

For-profit education company sued by CFPB seeks dismissal of complaint

For-profit education company sued by CFPB seeks dismissal of complaint ITT Educational Services, the defendant within the CFPB’s first enforcement action against a for-profit education company, has filed a motion seeking dismissal from the CFPB’s complaint. Filed earlier this Feb within an Indiana federal court, the CFPB’s complaint accused ITT of violating the Dodd-Frank ban […]

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May 7, 2017

When Do “Produced in USA” Claims Spark the FTC’s Attention?

When Do “Produced in USA” Claims Spark the FTC’s Attention? The Ftc (Federal trade commission) is given the job of stopping deceptiveness and unfairness available on the market, including regarding advertising. One sort of deceptiveness the Federal trade commission targets involves false claims in advertising that the method is “Produced in USA.” The FTC’s Enforcement […]

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May 7, 2017

Impact of Reclassification on Pole Attachments

Impact of Reclassification on Pole Attachments The Order recognizes that the deployment of communications networks and broadband infrastructure depends heavily on access to utility poles on reasonable rates, terms and conditions. Accordingly, the Order declined to forebear from applying the federal Pole Attachment Act (Section 224), and associated FCC rules, with respect to providers of broadband […]

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May 6, 2017

Considering Supreme Court’s Sandifer Decision, Employers Should Revisit “Donning and Doffing” Compensation Policies

Considering Supreme Court’s Sandifer Decision, Employers Should Revisit “Donning and Doffing” Compensation Policies On The month of january 27, 2014, the U . s . States Top Court held that point spent donning and doffing needed protective equipment wasn’t compensable underneath the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and also the relation to a collective bargaining […]

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May 6, 2017

Eighth Circuit Rules That NLRB Erred By Invalidating Employment Contracts Requiring Individual Arbitration

Eighth Circuit Rules That NLRB Erred By Invalidating Employment Contracts Requiring Individual Arbitration We formerly reported on the federal circuit split which has developed within the enforceability of arbitration provisions waiving class actions in employment contracts. Compare December 19, 2013 (D. R. Horton) and November 9, 2015 (Murphy Oil) with June 6, 2016 (Lewis). The […]

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May 6, 2017

“Ban the Box” Packs More Punch in Philadelphia Under New Amendment

“Ban the Box” Packs More Punch in Philadelphia Under New Amendment Since 2012, the Fair Criminal Screening Standards Ordinance has prohibited most employers inside the town of Philadelphia from asking about criminal convictions on resume forms. Under revisions towards the so-known as “Ban the Box” ordinance, that have been approved by Mayor Nutter on friday, […]

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May 5, 2017

GLOBAL: The rise of drones as an issue in sport

GLOBAL: An upswing of drones being an issue in sport [author: Danny Westmoreland] The rc aircraft which travelled a flag emblazoned by having an Albanian symbol within the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania in October 2014 introduced a premature finish towards the match among violent scenes, with fans invading the pitch and […]

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May 5, 2017

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest – Volume XI, Issue 2

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest – Volume XI, Issue 2 BROKER-DEALER – 2016 Examination Priorities Announced By SEC – On The month of january 11, the Registration released work of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ (OCIE) 2016 examination priorities, which aim to address: (1) the security of retail investors, particularly individuals saving for retirement (2) the […]

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