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Third Circuit decision addresses New Jersey gift card questions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2012

On January 5 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its opinion in N.J. Retail Merchants Association v. Sidamon-Eristoff, a case involving the constitutionality of 2010 N.J. Laws Chapter 25 (the New Jersey Act), New Jersey’s recently enacted unclaimed property legislation affecting the treatment of stored value cards (SVCs


House Financial Services Subcommittee holds hearing on corporate governance and shareholder empowerment
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2010

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "Corporate Governance and Shareholder Empowerment."


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


Loss duplication regulations finalized
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

Nine years after enactment of Section 362(e)(2) and seven years after proposal of regulations, the Treasury issued final regulations, effective for


GM and Chrysler restructuring plans not viable; government extends working capital for "finite" time period
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2009

Yesterday, President Obama and other members of his Administration announced several plans to provide a "new finite path forward" for General Motors (GM) and Chrysler, following the Administration's analysis of the restructuring plans submitted by GM and Chrysler February 17th in accordance with the terms of the loans provided by the U.S. Treasury to the automakers late last year


SEC seeks public comment on IFRS transition
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued Release Nos. 33-9133 and 33-9134 pursuant to its ongoing consideration of whether to implement International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for U.S. issuers in place of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP


FERC issues new civil penalty guidelines based on US sentencing guidelines
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2010

In another step in the evolution of its enforcement program, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the "Commission") recently announced a statement of policy that revises the Commission's approach to imposing civil penalties for violations of its statutes and regulations by adopting the approach of the United States Sentencing Guidelines for organizations


Subcommittee holds hearing on accounting and auditing standards
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2010

Today, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "Accounting and Auditing Standards: Pending Proposals and Emerging Issues."


Product sellers into California market will have new requirements to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking in their global supply chain
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

Commencing on January 1, 2012, retail sellers and manufacturers selling goods in the State of California will have new obligations to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains for tangible goods offered for sale


Increased risks to disclosure of proprietary information and trade secrets presented by new California environmental legislation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

Product design and manufacture used to be functions that a company could conduct internally, and in so doing, protect valuable proprietary processes and trade secret information from public disclosure