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Retail advertising: consumer class actions gaining traction
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

Retailers continue to face litigation and enforcement activity concerning their price advertising practices. In particular, comparisons of "regular,"


Policing breach of contract with fraud: Fourth Circuit adopts implied certification theory of liability under the FCA
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

As every government contracts lawyer knows, the False Claims Act (FCA) was originally passed in the midst of the American Civil War to combat


SB 657 California Attorney General gearing up for enforcement actions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

Perhaps you have just received a letter from the California Attorney General seeking your voluntary participation in an on-line survey regarding your


The cloudy status of a “profits interest” holder as an LLC member
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

The existence of federal jurisdiction in this case turned on whether an individual who held an unvested profits interest in a limited liability


UK follows California’s lead in holding companies responsible for slavery in supply chain
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2015

Europe has taken a page from California and adopted the California approach to corporate responsibility for supply chain transparency and eradicating


IRS announces rules on transfers to foreign partnerships
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

On August 6, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2015-54 (the Notice), describing regulations under Section 721(c) meant to ensure that gain is recognized


SEC proposes compensation clawback rules
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued proposed rules that would require each listed issuer to adopt a compensation


SEC proposes new rules for executive pay-versus-performance disclosure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 to approve proposed rules that would require companies to disclose the


Cybersecurity: what directors need to know in an era of increased scrutiny
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

"Boards that choose to ignore, or minimize, the importance of cybersecurity responsibility do so at their own peril." SEC Commissioner Luis A


SEC approves PCAOB’s new related party auditing standard and other related amendments
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

On October 21, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the rules proposed earlier this year by the Public Company Accounting