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Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Companies Revisit Financial Forecasts Ahead of Potential Tax Changes

January 20, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Companies are ramping up their financial forecasting and planning to prepare for potential changes to the U.S. tax code under the incoming Biden administration, which are now more likely after Georgia’s runoff elections handed Democrats control of the Senate. Joe […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Privacy

Addressing The Security Risks Of University Foreign Funding

January 19, 2021

Via: Law360

While global media outlets have focused attention on election security, major U.S. health care facilities have been under direct cyberattacks in recent months. This follows disruptive cyberattacks on municipalities earlier this year. These attacks, and the often short news cycles […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Cape Verde court rules Maduro financier can be extradited to US for money laundering charges

January 6, 2021

Via: Jurist

The Cape Verde Court of Appeal of Barlavento ruled Monday that Colombian lawyer and businessman Alex Nain Saab Moran can be extradited to the US, where he faces money laundering charges on behalf of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s government. The […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Finance Executives Look to Advance Libor Transition in 2021

December 30, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Efforts to skip the London interbank offered rate for new transactions by end of next year are forcing finance executives to take stock of their contracts, communicate with banks and investors and adjust their interest-rate cost calculations. Global policy makers […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

How Law Firms Can Avoid Paying the Price of Poor Productivity

December 21, 2020

Via: Lawyer Monthly

The aphorism ‘time is money’ is particularly true for law firms. In fact, productivity is critical to a lawyer’s success. However, surprisingly, an average law firm could be losing out on £2.7 million of lost revenue every year due to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

What To Expect From Biden’s Financial Regulation Transition

December 18, 2020

Via: Law360

On Nov. 10, the Biden-Harris team announced several agency review teams, including the Federal Reserve, banking and securities regulators team led by Gary Gensler. This team is charged with reviewing the following agencies: the SEC, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Supreme Court to review rules for shareholders alleging securities fraud

December 15, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court agreed on Friday to review the issue of whether shareholders can bring class action lawsuits that allege securities fraud. In Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement, the questions the court has agreed to address […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

DOJ investigating potential presidential pardon bribery scheme

December 2, 2020

Via: Jurist

A redacted memorandum opinion from the US District Court for the District of Columbia unsealed Monday revealed that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating a potential bribery scheme for a presidential pardon. On November 25, the government submitted […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Dutch Court Overturns DPA Fine on Legitimate Interest Legal Basis

December 1, 2020

Via: National Law Review

On November 23, 2020, the Dutch District Court of Midden-Nederland (the “Court”) determined that the concept of a legitimate interest for processing is broader than simply being an interest derived from law, overturning a fine by the Dutch data protection […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Trump administration opens bids for oil and gas lease sales in Arctic refuge

November 18, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Trump administration on Monday announced formal proceedings to sell oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil companies. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office issued a call for nominations and comments […]