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Will SEC finally nix IFRS in the United States?

USA - May 18 2015 In August 2008 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a proposed "Roadmap" for the adoption of International Financial Reporting

AAA shakes up ADR with new rules to permit appeals of arbitration awards

USA - November 6 2013 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provisions in contracts commonly provide for final and binding arbitration of all disputes arising between the

Suspension or debarment from government contracting: notification and avoidance

USA - April 2 2014 One unique administrative tool available to the federal government is the ability to either suspend or debar persons or entities from federal

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: myths and misconceptions

USA - April 2 2014 Most people are aware that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign government officials in order to obtain

New Ohio income tax residency rule benefits part-time residents of Ohio

USA - March 25 2015 Effective for tax years beginning in 2015, Ohio law increases from 6 to 7 the number of months which individuals may be able to spend in Ohio without

Navigating the Wellness Program Maze

USA - July 11 2016 Now that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued final regulations for wellness programs under both the Americans with

Ohio Amends Corporate Statute to Protect Corporate Officers

USA - July 8 2016 The most recent amendments to Ohio's corporate statute, which became effective on July 6, 2016, include a provision enhancing the protections

SEC Calls For Adoption of Robust Business Continuity and Transition Plans By Investment Advisers

USA - June 30 2016 Investment advisers registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 have generally

Columbus Selected to Receive Smart City Grant

USA - June 29 2016 The City of Columbus has been named the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City. Columbus was chosen from a field of seven finalists - beating

U.S. Patent Office Retains Broad Power to Interpret Patent Claims

USA - June 20 2016 The U.S. Supreme Court held the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s standard of using the broadest reasonable interpretation (“BRI”) of patent claims