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Cailfornia expands smart grid privacy while rejecting initial tariffs
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The California Public Utility Commission has extended the comprehensive privacy and third party access rules adopted in its ground-breaking July 2011 order


SEC releases 2012 whistleblower updates
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • December 18 2012

Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) amended the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, by creating Section 21F “Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protection,” which is designed to grant monetary awards to individuals who provide original information that leads to successful enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”


“Infringement and the scarlet newsletter,” ACC Docket, 92-102
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • September 1 2012

Gerald J. Lewis co-authored “Infringement and the Scarlet Newsletter,” ACC Docket, 92-102


Gainful Employment working group proposals will set stage for second round of negotiated rulemaking
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

With the recent conclusion of the first negotiated rulemaking session between the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and non-federal negotiators


Supreme Court clarifies use of the discovery rule in SEC enforcement actions
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

On February 27, 2013, in Gabelli et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Supreme Court resolved the issue of when the statute of


"Whistleblowers are our best weapon against fraud"
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • February 5 2013

In the late 1980s, total health care fraud recoveries from whistleblower lawsuits averaged $5 million to $10 million a year. Last year, the U.S


CFPB Private Student Loan Ombudsman issues first annual report
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Student Loan Ombudsman recently released his first annual report on private education loans


SEC approves new NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards relating to compensation committees
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

On January 11, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") approved new listing standards relating to compensation committees proposed


FTC releases updated guides on deceptive marketing practices by for-profit educational institutions
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • November 22 2013

For-profit schools and other higher education companies face increased exposure for deceptive marketing practices as a result of the Federal Trade


SEC proposes rules for enacting crowdfunding provisions of JOBS Act
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

On October 23, 2013, the SEC proposed rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act") to permit companies to offer and sell