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By Kolvin Stone, Christian Schröder, Colin Hinds
January 10, 2017 marked another important step towards reform of the EU data protection framework, with the release of the EU Commission's proposals for a new Regulation...
By Employment Law And Litigation
As we reported last summer, Germany's Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) set up a centralized platform for receiving whistleblower complaints of alleged violations of supervisory provisions...
By Equal Pay Pulse
On January 11, 2017, the German Federal Cabinet has adopted the Equal Pay Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz) submitted by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.
By Securities Litigation, Investigations And Enforcement
On January 12, 2017 the SEC announced its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) priorities for the year, including areas of focus for Retail Investors...
By Employment Law And Litigation
As expected, the Supreme Court granted review today of three of the conflicting Court of Appeals decisions.
By Trade Secrets Watch
If you are a regular reader of TSW, you know we have been monitoring developments relating to the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA).
By Securities Litigation, Investigations And Enforcement
Just before the clock struck 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit weighed in on the constitutionality of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's...
By Employment Law And Litigation
On December 5, 2016, the Seventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a complaint filed by two University of Pennsylvania track and field athletes against the National Collegiate Athletic Association...
By Elliott Henry, Amy W. Byrd
Class action filings during the fall of 2016 continued to be dominated by Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases.
By Financial Industry Review
On December 23, 2016, Deutsche Bank AG ("Deutsche Bank") announced that it had reached a settlement in principle with the United States Department of Justice...
By Financial Industry Review
On January 3, 2017, the ECB published a consultation paper on the revision of the Regulation on oversight requirements for SIPS ("SIPS Regulation").
By Financial Industry Review
On December 28, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") announced that it has updated its proposed first‑in‑the‑nation cybersecurity regulation.
By Financial Industry Review
On January 4, 2017, KBRA updated its methodology for rating Single-Family Rental (SFR) securitizations.
By Financial Industry Review
On December 29, 2016, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation amended their Community Reinvestment Act...
By Financial Industry Review
On December 29, 2016, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, in a 4‑1 decision, affirmed a 2015 New York Supreme Court order...
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