Friday, November 28, 2014

Legal Challenge to Compel FTC Enforcement on Google Privacy Policy Breaks New Ground

In an unprecedented move, the Electronic Privacy Information Center in a Feb. 8 complaint asked a federal court to compel the FTC to exercise what EPIC says is the regulator’s mandatory duty to enforce a 2011 privacy consent order with Google Inc. in response to the company’s plans to significantly change its user privacy policy (EPIC v. FTC…

BNA INSIGHTS: Securities Enforcement 2011 — What Hath Dodd-Frank Wrought?

For the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, 2011 was a year of extremes — record breaking enforcement activity contrasted with a highly publicized challenge to one of the fundamental aspects of its program…

Government Issues Sweeping Guidance for Foreign Banks under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

February 15, 2012 in Banking Report · Leave a Comment 

Banks in foreign jurisdictions and the U.S. received sweeping guidance on the next major phase of implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, in nearly 400 pages of eagerly awaited rules that practitioners said show positive responses to industry concerns…