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Updates To The CCPA: Draft Regulations And New Amendments
The Situation: On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") goes into effect, with enforcement by the California attorney general ("attorney general") to begin six...
United States
6 Nov 2019
False Claims Act Alert: Federal Grant Reporting Serves As Basis For FCA Action
The University of North Texas settled with the Department of Justice for more than $13 million based upon a self-reported failure to accurately measure, track, and pay researchers for effort spent on certain federally sponsored research.
United States
5 Mar 2018
DOJ Pursues PE Firm Based On Portfolio Company's Alleged Payment Of Kickbacks
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 complaint, along with one of its portfolio companies.
United States
2 Mar 2018
The European Securitisation Regulation: The Countdown Has Begun. . .
Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation ...
European Union
22 Feb 2018
Chilling: ICA Fines Unilever/Algida €60 Million For Ice Cream Rebate Schemes
The Italian Competition Authority has imposed a €60 million fine on Unilever's Italian subsidiary Algida, which sells impulse ice creams, for having implemented a complex system of exclusivity clauses and rebate schemes...
European Union
22 Feb 2018
DOJ Toughens Antitrust Consent Decree Enforcement
The Situation: The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division ("DOJ") has adopted new terms in recent consent decrees that enhance DOJ's ability to enforce its settlements, most importantly by lowering the evidentiary standard for proving a defendant has violated the terms of a consent decree settlement
United States
12 Feb 2018
Terms And Conditions Land Online Trader In Difficulty In Australia
The Australian Federal Court ordered computer reseller MSY Technology to pay a $750,000 fine to the ACCC for misrepresenting consumers' rights on remedies for faulty goods.
13 Nov 2017
ICO Warns UK Companies About Legal Risks Of Selling Marketing Lists
On February 2, 2017, the ICO fined a UK company £20,000 for unlawfully trading personal information, stressing that any sale of personal information must be "clear and open."
30 Mar 2017
What Does The Introduction Of Mandatory Data Breach Notification In Australia Mean For You?
The Australian Parliament passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (Cth) (Data Breach Bill) on 13 February 2017.
24 Mar 2017
Department Of Justice Fraud Section Provides Guidance On Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs
On February 8, 2017, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") Fraud Section published a blueprint for assessing corporate compliance efforts, titled "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs"...
United States
1 Mar 2017
EMIR Variation Margin Rules Effective March 1, 2017
One of the regulatory pillars of the EMIR is the requirement for parties to collateralize the marked-to-market exposure in over-the-counter derivatives transactions that are not cleared by a central clearing system.
European Union
23 Feb 2017
FCPA 2016 Year In Review
In 2016, a year after the sharp decrease in both the number and size of corporate FCPA resolutions, the DOJ's and SEC's enforcement activity rebounded, as reflected by a record number of corporate FCPA resolutions...
United States
3 Feb 2017
Employee Stock Plans: 2016 Year-End International Reporting Requirements
This White Paper highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide.
1 Feb 2017
Key Changes In French Financial Regulations Resulting From Sapin II Law
On December 9, 2016, the French Law relating to Transparency, the Fight against Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life, informally named after the French Minister of Finance who promoted it, Michel Sapin, was enacted.
19 Jan 2017
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