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Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Updated California Pay Data Reporting Guidance Increases Focus on Remote Employee Reporting

February 9, 2024

Via: National Law Review

On February 1, 2024, the California Civil Rights Department (CRD), the agency responsible for administering California’s pay data collection, issued updated guidance for the 2023 California pay data reports that are due May 8, 2024. The new guidance largely maintains […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What You Need To Know About CISA’s Cybersecurity Guidance for the Water & Wastewater Sector

February 7, 2024

Via: JD Supra

In January, Jen Easterly, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with Chris Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), testified before Congress about the growing threat of Chinese cyberattacks against U.S. critical infrastructure. Director […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

FDA Issues Final Rule and Guidance on Direct-To-Consumer Prescription Drug Advertisements

January 18, 2024

Via: LexBlog

In one of the last guidances released in 2023, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized guidance for direct-to-consumer (DTC) prescription drug advertisements, specifically advertisements in television and radio format (CCN Final Rule Guidance). The CCN Final Rule Guidance […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employers Should Take Note Of New Federal Workplace Accessibility Guidance

January 16, 2024

Via: JD Supra

The EEOC recently published an article, Providing an Accessible Workplace, which while directed at federal agencies also includes important guidance for private employers as well. As the nation’s largest employer, the federal government must, under President Biden’s June 2021 Executive […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

USCIS Clarifies Policy Guidance for International Students in F, M Status

January 11, 2024

Via: National Law Review

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has changed its policy manual to make it easier to find and understand all the regulations regarding nonimmigrant students in F and M status. The new guidance consolidates the existing policies and clarifies […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FDA Launches Cosmetics Direct and Issues Final Guidance on Facility Registration & Product Listings Required under MoCRA

December 21, 2023

Via: LexBlog

On December 18, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched Cosmetics Direct, the electronic submission portal for facility registration and product listing required under the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) and published a User Guide […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

NAI Issues Best Practices Guidance on Health-Related Digital Advertising

November 29, 2023

Via: National Law Review

On November 8, 2023, the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) issued its best practices guidance (“Guidance”), which advocates for the use of demographic data for health advertising, rather than sensitive health information. The Guidance comes after the FTC’s $1.5 million fine […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

OIG General Compliance Program Guidance November 2023

November 8, 2023

Via: National Law Review

In late April this year, the Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) announced that it would make changes to its existing body of healthcare compliance program guidance (CPGs) as part of its current Modernization Initiative.[1] […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

EEOC Issues Long-Awaited Guidance on Harassment in the Modern Workplace

October 6, 2023

Via: National Law Review

On September 29, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued long-awaited enforcement guidance on workplace harassment. The “Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace,” published in the Federal Register on October 2, 2023, advises employers on handling new […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What Does New NY Department of Financial Services Greenlisted Coins Draft Guidance Mean for Market?

September 26, 2023

Via: National Law Review

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has instituted a new draft General Framework for Greenlisted Coins. This roadmap for approval of new coin listings shows how the draft guidance issued by NYDFS on Sept. 18 fits into […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

U.S. Government Issues New Russia-related Sanctions Designations and Export Controls Guidance

September 22, 2023

Via: LexBlog

On September 14, 2023, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), the Department of State, and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced new sanctions designations and export control guidance related […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FDA Updates Seafood List Guidance

September 5, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Last week FDA published an updated version of The Seafood List: FDA Guide to Determine Acceptable Seafood Names: Guidance for Industry, which is intended to be used in conjunction with FDA’s The Seafood List to determine acceptable market names (i.e., […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

White House Finalizes Long-awaited Build America, Buy America, (BABA) Guidance

August 24, 2023

Via: National Law Review

The White House has announced long-awaited final guidance to federal agencies to implement domestic content and manufacturing requirements in federally funded infrastructure projects. The Biden Administration guidance applies broadly to the use of iron, steel, and other common construction materials […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

OIG Reports that EPA “Lacks Complete Guidance for the New Chemicals Program to Ensure Consistency and Transparency in Decisions”

August 8, 2023

Via: National Law Review

On August 2, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report entitled The EPA Lacks Complete Guidance for the New Chemicals Program to Ensure Consistency and Transparency in Decisions. According to OIG, EPA’s […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

USCIS Introduces New Guidance for EADs Based on Compelling Circumstances

July 17, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Tucked away in the Code of Federal Regulations is a statute that provides employment authorization to nonimmigrants – such as holders of E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, or O-1 visas – who are in positions of last resort. Unfortunately, getting U.S. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

A New Era for Continuation Fund Transactions: ILPA Issues New Guidance

June 27, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Challenging economic conditions have made it even more attractive for certain General Partners (GPs) to seek to maintain existing assets owned by fund vehicles. Continuation funds offer GPs a mechanism for doing this by moving assets owned by an existing […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Back to Normal, Almost – NLRB General Counsel Issues Updated Guidance on Suggested Manual Election Protocols and Push for Manual Elections by the NLRB

June 8, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On May 16, 2023, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo (the “GC”) issued revisions to her original July 6, 2020 memorandum of suggested manual election protocols for use during the COVID-19 pandemic, found here. The Board’s policies have […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Majority of States Have Legalized Marijuana, but OSHA’s Post-Incident Drug-Testing Guidance Hasn’t Changed

May 31, 2023

Via: National Law Review

As of May 1, 2023, marijuana had been legalized for medicinal or recreational use, or both, in thirty-eight states. Some 35–55 million Americans report using marijuana two or more times per month. According to published reports, drug tests administered by […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

The IRS Starts the Summer with a Splash: New Guidance for Self-Correction

May 30, 2023

Via: National Law Review

As discussed in an earlier blog post, the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (the Act) expanded the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS), a comprehensive IRS program for correcting common qualified retirement plan failures. Plan sponsors have three ways to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

EEOC Issues Guidance for Use of Artificial Intelligence in Employment Selections

May 24, 2023

Via: National Law Review

So far in 2023, artificial intelligence (AI) has been at the leading edge of the technological revolution, as the potential applications for tools like ChatGPT have drawn considerable buzz. In April 2023, we reported on New York City’s first-in-the-nation ordinance […]