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HTMLWhat the Election Means to the Financial Services Industry
Ryan D. Israel, Larry C. Lavender; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 22, 2016
With the election of Donald Trump as president and the return of Republicans to both houses of Congress, the potential for significant regulatory relief for the banking industry has never been greater. Because President-elect Trump did not make financial services reform a major issue during the...

 

HTMLPreparing for the 2017 Proxy Season: Recent Developments in Proxy Access and Universal Proxy Cards
Monique Angelle Cenac, Dionne M. Rousseau; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 22, 2016
Proxy access has become one of the fastest-moving corporate governance initiatives ever. In addition, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed changes to the proxy rules to mandate the use of universal proxy cards in contested director elections at annual meetings. Below is a...

 

HTMLFDIC Holds De Novo Outreach Conference
Daniel H. Burd, John J. Spidi; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 16, 2016, previously published on October 27, 2016
As part of its recent efforts to encourage de novo bank applications, on October 13, 2016, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) held a Community Banking De Novo Outreach Meeting in its New York Regional Office. The program was entitled "Strategies for Successful De Novo Bank...

 

HTMLCyber Rules: The Regulators Prepare to Act
Larry C. Lavender; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 16, 2016, previously published on November 10, 2016
The October 19 joint advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) issued by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Fed), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (together, "the agencies") is the second indication in...

 

HTMLOSHA Issues Guidance Memo on Incentive, Disciplinary, and Drug-Testing Programs
Jane Henican Heidingsfelder; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 16, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
On October 19, 2016, OSHA published a memo advising the new provisions of Section 1904.35, which require employers to set up reasonable procedures for reporting workplace injuries/illnesses and prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who reported work place injuries/illnesses. The...

 

HTMLPretrial Investigative Files and the Work-Product Doctrine
Christopher K. Ulfers; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
The idea that certain documents, materials, and communications are privileged from discovery is well-known. Indeed, under Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, for example, documents and materials prepared by or for an attorney in anticipation of litigation are privileged and are thus...

 

HTMLComptroller of the Currency Issues Guidance, Best Practices, Relating to BSA/AML Compliance
George A. LeMaistre; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 13, 2016
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) last week issued guidance relating to compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act, and with requirements for the adoption and implementation of effective anti-money laundering programs, for depository institutions supervised by the OCC that hold...

 

HTMLDistrict Court Denies Physical Supplier Maritime Lien in First Post-Trial Decision in the United States Arising Out of OW Bunker Collapse
William C. Baldwin; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
On September 28, 2016, following a bench trial, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama issued a decision on the competing maritime liens of a physical supplier and the purported assignee of a fuel trader arising out of a single fuel supply to a pipelay vessel in...

 

HTMLRoot Cause Analyses: When Safety and Legal Concerns Collide
Matthew S. Lejeune; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
A primary component of many safety management systems is a root cause analysis (RCA). Following incidents and near misses, factual investigations are conducted. The findings of the investigation, as well as an analysis of the cause of the incident, are documented in an RCA. The RCA also typically...

 

HTMLThe Fifth Circuit Revisits the Definition of ‘Vessel’ Under the LHWCA
Christopher K. Ulfers; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
In August 2016, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decided Baker v. Director, OWCP, et al., a decision which offers another useful interpretation of the definition of a "vessel" under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). Baker v. Director, Office of...

 


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