Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Washington D.C. (May 12, 2022) - Recent actions by both the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry...
Thompson Coburn LLP
On May 5, 2022, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a long awaited report scrutinizing the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) oversight of relationships between institutions...
Winston & Strawn LLP
On May 8, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced a Determination pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii) of Executive Order 14071 of April 6, 2022...
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
Inflation is at its highest level in decades. The Federal Reserve has just raised interest rates. Businesses continue to suffer from disruptions in supply chains and the lack of staff and inventory.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Insurers with legacy blocks of business, or with other motivations to enter into block transfers of business or corporate split-offs, should consider a recent regulator call on so-called Insurance
Debevoise & Plimpton
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released its long-awaited proposed rule on the "Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors" ("Proposed Rule") on March 21, 2022.
Covington & Burling
The 2021 report from the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") offers new details on the landscape of Lobbying Disclosure Act ("LDA") compliance and enforcement.
The recent Tax Court case of Kohout v. Commissioner addresses several common evidentiary issues in the context of tax disputes. A summary, chart, or calculation to prove the...
In this Order, the SEC brought settled charges against Rollins, Inc., a termite and pest control company—think "Orkin"—and its former CFO for earnings management.
Since 2019, as part of its strategy of enhancing transparency and accessibility through proactive stakeholder engagement, the PCAOB has been engaging with audit committee chairs...
On March 21, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced a long-awaited proposal that would require public companies to disclose extensive climate-related information in their registration statements and ...
Arnold & Porter
In the last few weeks, US regulators have been very busy with climate-related rulemaking, announcing a raft of proposed mandates related to anticipated climate-related risk management requirements and ...
These days, with our government warning regularly about the likelihood of breaches in cybersecurity, concerns about cyber threats have only multiplied.
Freeman Law's "The Tax Court in Brief" covers every substantive Tax Court opinion, providing a weekly brief of its decisions in clear, concise prose.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed far-reaching amendments to Regulation S-K and Regulation S-X that would ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed far-reaching amendments to Regulation S-K and Regulation S-X that would mandate significant...
[This post is Part II of a revision and update of my earlier post that primarily reflects the contents of the proposing release. Part I (here)...
On April 5, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board levied a $100,000 fine against Scott Marcello, the former Vice Chair of Audit at KPMG.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Stroock recently caught up with firm alumni Robin Elkowitz, now Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG).
Ankura Consulting Group LLC
On May 8, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced a new round of sanctions in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine targeting accounting...