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Venable LLP | USA | 4 Oct 2011
SOX whistleblowers may now claim a “very broad spectrum of adverse action”
The whistleblower provision of the SarbanesOxley Act (“SOX”) protects an employee who provides information regarding fraud and violations of rules or regulations of the SEC.
Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 13 May 2010
Codification of economic substance doctrine under the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 ("HIRE Act")
While the government has for the most part successfully attacked tax products or tax-motivated strategies that were in vogue in the late 1990s and in the 2000s, there were many cases that the Service did not get the chance to audit and thereby escaped unscathed by passage of the statute of limitations and there were also some instances where the Service suffered a judicial defeat.
Alston & Bird LLP | USA | 13 Nov 2009
Federal housing administration actuarial study reveals capital reserve ratio below statutory threshold
Yesterday, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that its annual independent actuarial study revealed that the FHA has "sustained significant losses from loans made before 2009, and the capital reserve ratio has fallen below the congressionally mandated threshold."