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Is the OFCCP’s take on the internet applicant rule outdated?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

A recent Q & A from the "Workologist" column in the New York Times caught my eye. The correspondent was asking how to ensure that a ré


SEC outlines 2011 exam priorities
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • March 1 2011

In February 2011, SEC staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examination (OCIE) outlined priorities for the upcoming year in remarks given at the CCOutreach National Seminar, the PLI Investment Management Institute Conference and in an interview with Ignites.


Make advisors work for investors
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 17 2011

In January 2004, the Ontario Securities Commission released a concept paper advocating a "fair dealing model."


Conservation easements: donor beware
  • Williams Mullen
  • USA
  • September 1 2010

Conservation easements have garnered significant attention and gained popularity over the last few years due in part to the availability of federal tax deductions and Virginia state tax credits associated with conservation easements.


BSkyB v Electronic Data Systems
  • Cobbetts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2010

HP Enterprise Services UK Limited (formerly known as Electronic Data Systems Limited) ("EDS") has agreed to pay BSkyB Limited ("Sky") a total of £318m in settlement of a long-running legal battle in which EDS was found liable for deceit, misrepresentation and breach of contract.


European Commission starts review of the Insurance Mediation Directive including conflicts of interest and transparency
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • March 15 2010

As a first step in the European Commission's delayed review of the Insurance Mediation Directive (the Directive) the Commission has written to the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) requesting technical advice on revisions to the Directive to improve its functioning.


U.S. Treasury issues asset manager procedures and interim guidelines for conflicts of interest under the Emergency Stabilization Act of 2008 (the “Act”)
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2008

Asset managers for the troubled assets relief program (“TARP”) must be “Financial Institutions.”


Exemption to NASD rule pertaining to foreign affiliates’ research analysts
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2008

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved rule changes proposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) to amend an exemption to NASD Rule 1050 and New York Stock Exchange Rule Interpretation 34402 for certain research analysts employed by a member’s foreign affiliate who contribute to the preparation of a member’s research report.


Nichola Carter
  • Penningtons Manches LLP