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Troubled Waters: Customs Increases Jones Act Enforcement (July 21, 2016)
Law360
In what could foretell a significant increase in the enforcement of the coastwise trade provisions of the Jones Act, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced on July 18 the creation of the ...
Preparing for a Government Investigation or Enforcement Action (July 19, 2016)
Construction Executive
Government investigations are on the rise. In recent years, the construction industry, in particular, has been the focus of increased legislation and related regulatory enforcement. Unfortunately, ...
What the Supreme Court Giveth, the CFPB Taketh Away (July 18, 2016)
New York Law Journal
On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its much-anticipated and highly controversial proposed regulation on restricting the use of class action waivers and ...
SEC’s Cybersecurity Playbook (July 15, 2016)
Law360
Since beginning its cybersecurity sweeps of broker-dealers (BDs) and investment advisers (IAs) in April 2014 and September 15, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has brought two ...
New York’s Latest Position on Unauthorized Insurance Co. Taxation (July 13, 2016)
Law360
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued two advisory opinions determining that unauthorized nonlife insurance corporations (here, surplus lines insurance companies) are subject ...
New Decree Could Trigger Foreign Investment in Argentine Timber and Agri (July 13, 2016)
Agri Investor
Sutherland Partner Victor Haley is quoted in this Agri Investor article providing insight on the new decree enacted in Argentina which may increase foreign investment in Argentine timber and ...
Click-and-Mortar: The Circuit Split on Whether Websites Constitute Places of Public Accommodation (July 2016)
TerraLex Connections
Is your website compliant with the needs of the blind and visually impaired? While the Internet puts the world at our fingertips, accessibility to the Internet can be problematic for the blind and ...
What Brexit Means For EU Patents and Trademarks  (July 12, 2016)
Law360
On June 23, in the popularly termed “Brexit” referendum, the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union, a decision that will have wide-ranging effects, including potential effects on ...
Advice for the Next Administration and Congress: Lead with Compliance (July 8, 2016)
Corporate Counsel
In this continuing series on regulatory issues for in-house counsel and compliance professionals, the author will devote the next few columns to offering suggestions to the next administration and ...
Big Data: Courts Put Regulators in the Driver’s Seat (July 6, 2016)
Law360
Can an insurance company use big data or predictive modeling about its customers’ price sensitivity to set automobile insurance rates? State regulators who have addressed the question have generally ...
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