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Business law update - Summer- 2015
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

While it may be true that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, knowing how to reduce your tax liability can certainly make paying


2014 summary of new Maine laws
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most


SEC proposes incentive-based compensation rules
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2011

To implement Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), working in conjunction with the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve and certain other government agencies, has proposed rules that would require "covered financial institutions" to disclose the structure of their incentive-based compensation practices and prohibit such institutions from maintaining compensation arrangements that provide excessive compensation or could lead to material financial loss


Appellate division review jurisdiction- employment law, smoking restrictions in state parks
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

The first quarter of 2015 was harsh in terms of weather and the workload at the Appellate Divisions. However, as opposed to the snow, the caseload did


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2014

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Mid-Year Report on Student Loan Complaints Reveals Reports of Auto-Default When Co-Signer Dies or Files


In case you missed it
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2010

As you might expect, the lead item this month is the Dodd Bill, or the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010," as it is optimistically styled


FDIC adopts clawback rule for executive compensation
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • July 17 2011

On July 6, 2011, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation unanimously approved a final rule allowing it to “claw back” compensation from senior executives and directors who were substantially responsible for a financial company’s failure


Credit checks in California now tougher than ever
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

Effective January 1, 2012, California employers will have to avoid yet another potential legal hazard that haunts businesses with the threat of costly penalties: the unauthorized use of consumer credit reports regarding job applicants and current employees


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - February 6, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

It was only fitting that in a week where we honor Americas worst weatherman, err rodent that the week ended with a jobs creation announcement that shattered predictions


U.S. House of Representatives approves "say on pay" bill
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2009

On July 31, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the "Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009", which deals with say-on-pay and compensation committee independence