October 18, 2017

White Collar Crime & Consumer Rights

Small businesses and multinational companies face growing legal challenges by various national and state regulatory and law enforcement agencies and consumer class action lawsuit filings.  Enforcement and litigation is intensifying. Crimes ranging from bribery and money laundering, to sanctions and securities violations, Medicare fraud, workplace violations, tax fraud, and the fallout from computer crime and widespread data breaches are all drawing more media attention and litigation and regulatory activity. Additionally, many countries aggressively seek to regulate conduct beyond their borders, and cooperation and information-sharing by law enforcement and regulatory authorities around the world is growing.

Legal News on Regulatory Complexity and Litigation Risk

The National Law Review publishes up to date legal news on Consumer Protection,White Collar Crime and other Business Criminal Law Matters involving: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC); Consumer Financial Protection Board, (CFPB); the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC);  the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC); the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); the office of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC); the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and various state attorney generals and non-U.S. regulatory authorities and courts. Addtionally our coverage includes updates on regulatory agencies across the globe, including in the UK Financial Services Authority (predecessor to the Financial Conduct Authority). In France (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), Germany (Bundesbank and BaFin), and other agencies elsewhere in Europe, Latin America and Asia

Our authors address a wide range of complex, high-stakes and multijurisdictional legal matters, arising from corporate whistleblowers, qui tam actions and governmental investigations and enforcement actions and litigation. The National Law Review reports on and provides guidance to organizations facing exposure to civil and criminal liability, whether in a single jurisdiction or across the globe. Additionally, our thought leadership reports and provides direction on global sanctions, export controls, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and securities regulations.  

Our coverage includes breaking news and analysis on:  Sarbanes- Oxley (SOX); Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims,  False Advertising Suits;  Charity Scams;  Data Breach Notification obligations and lawsuits; Medicare & Medicaid Services fraud actions; Insider Trading; False Claims Act (Lincoln Law) Violations; Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)  and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and many more topics. 

Date Title Organization
18
Oct
How to Comply With California’s New Requirement to Provide Anti-Harassment Training on Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
18
Oct
Noreika-Cordray Dispute Escalates as Senate Nears Vote on CFPB Arbitration Rule Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Oct
NYC Commission on Human Rights Releases FAQs on Salary History Law in Advance of October 31 Effective Date Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
18
Oct
California Governor Vetoes Two Bills Related to Public Report of Gender Wage Differentials and Discrimination Based on “Reproductive Health Decisions” Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
18
Oct
Share Does the PDA Protect Nursing Mothers From Workplace Bias? 11th Circuit Says Yes Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
18
Oct
The SEC Announces Another Seven-Figure Whistleblower Award Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
18
Oct
Can One Workplace Incident Create a Hostile Work Environment? Stark & Stark
18
Oct
Australia Classifies E-Cigarettes as Dangerous Stark & Stark
18
Oct
Beware: NYC Ban on Asking for Salary History Effective on Halloween: Employers Receive Guidance on Implementation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
17
Oct
Governor Brown Has Signed ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation into Law for California Jackson Lewis P.C.
16
Oct
Washington State Enacts Healthy Starts Act, Requires Accommodation for Pregnant Employees Regardless of Disability Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
16
Oct
Information and Resources to Help Employees Combat Sexual Harassment [VIDEO] Zuckerman Law
16
Oct
FTC and Department of Education to Co-Host Workshop and Webcast on Privacy Issues in Education Technology Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
16
Oct
UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting: The Story So Far Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
16
Oct
CNN Investigates Expanding Use of Nuedexta in Nursing Homes Stark & Stark
16
Oct
Compensation Policies Under Scrutiny: Federal Court Conditionally Certifies Class of Female Faculty Physicians in EPA Case Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
15
Oct
California Governor Signs Law Banning Salary History Inquiries Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
15
Oct
Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Employers From Asking Applicants About Prior Salary History Jackson Lewis P.C.
13
Oct
CFPB Issues Update to HMDA Small Entity Compliance Guide Ballard Spahr LLP
13
Oct
Attorney General Reverses Obama-Era Protection of Transgender Employees Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

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