Tag: regulations

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Crypto Crisis: Why Are Countries Banning Virtual Currencies?

January 31, 2022

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Russia became the latest nation to join in the evolving conversation last week as the Bank of Russia called for a blanket ban on the mining, trading and usage of cryptocurrencies in the country. Though it remains to be seen […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Payroll in South Carolina: Everything Employers Need to Know

August 27, 2021

Via: Fit Small Business

South Carolina is one of the simplest states to process payroll in as most of its regulations are in line with federal labor laws. You’ll be required to have an employee identification number and register with the South Carolina revenue […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

FCRA Background Check Compliance for Employers

April 29, 2021

Via: Business News Daily

The Fair Credit Reporting Act governs how employers execute, obtain, and manage consumer reports, including standard pre-employment and current employment-related background checks. This process not only protects personal data but also allows employers to fully assess whether a candidate is […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Key battle looms in the war to protect privacy

March 16, 2017

Via: Info World

The evidence keeps mounting that the privacy of our mobile devices and our communications are under siege — if not outright moribund. This series of onslaughts is coming fromhackers, data mining companies, and especially, it seems, from our own government. The […]

Know Your Rights

Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations

December 9, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

The cost of government regulations is staggering, and it’s a cost that only goes one way — up. I just visited the Federal Register website, where you can search and access regulations published since 1994, and on one single Monday, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Here’s What The New Overtime Rule Means for Your Business

September 8, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

After almost 30 years as an entrepreneur, I know how much employer laws can affect small businesses. The most recent Department of Labor (DOL) change to put a wrench in an employer’s payroll budget is the new overtime rule. Small business […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Supreme Court rules for employee in discrimination case

May 24, 2016

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled 7-1 Monday in Green v. Brennan that the 45-day limitations period for filing a constructive-discharge claim begins running only after an employee resigns. The court was asked to determine whether, under federal employment discrimination law, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Privacy advocates want protections for US residents in foreign surveillance law

May 11, 2016

Via: Info World

Congress should limit the ability of the FBI and other agencies to search for information about U.S. residents in a database of foreign terrorism communications collected by the National Security Agency, privacy advocates say. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Injured Abroad: Top 5 Laws You Need to Know

March 11, 2016

Via: FindLaw Top Stories

Accidents and injuries don’t just happen at home — sometimes they can ruin a vacation or work trip. And while getting hurt anywhere is scary, getting injured abroad can be even more so when you are unfamiliar with foreign hospitals, […]