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HTMLTreasury Department Publishes 2015 National Money Laundering Risk Assessment and National Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment
Eric J. Dyas; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 18, 2015
On Friday, June 12, the United States Department of the Treasury published its 2015 National Money Laundering Risk Assessment ("NMLRA"). Drafted by Treasury's Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes ("TFFC"), and prepared by the TFFC in consultation with various...

 

Adobe PDFBusiness Taxpayers Get Cooked: Louisiana Legislature Temporarily Patches $1.6 Billion Budget Hole with Tax Changes
Matthew A. Mantle, Kimberly Lewis Robinson, Justin B. Stone; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 1, 2015, previously published on June 18, 2015
There’s a children’s book, “The Goose That Almost Got Cooked,” which tells the story of a Canadian goose who takes a break from her flight south for the winter to rest at a lovely farm where the other geese are fed three meals a day. The Canadian goose thinks this is the...

 

Adobe PDFYour June Vacation Plans Are Now Toast! - Get Your 2014 Louisiana Income/Franchise Tax Returns Filed by June 30th!
Bill Backstrom, Andre B. Burvant, Matthew A. Mantle; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 1, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015
Attention business taxpayers! The Louisiana legislative session is now over, and your Summer plans have now changed. Cancel your June beach trip, and prepare to get to work.

 

Adobe PDFLong Wait for Dodd-Frank Diversity and Inclusion Standards Turns Out To Be Much Ado About Nothing
H. Mark Adams; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 1, 2015, previously published on June 2015
"Much ado about nothing," is just one literary turn of phrase that comes to mind in considering the initial uproar over Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the long wait for the implementing regulations. Here’s some background to add some...

 

Adobe PDFThe Environmental Protection Agency/Army Corps Of Engineers Waters Of The United States Rule (May 27, 2015)
Stanley A. Millan; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on May 29, 2015
This new final rule covers Clean Water Act regulatory jurisdiction, including programs on oil discharges, hazardous substance discharges and reportable quantities, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System “end of the pipe” discharges, and wetlands. Wetlands are the most...

 

Adobe PDFEmployers with Premium Reimbursement Arrangements May Face Draconian Penalties under ACA; Brief Reprieve for Small Employers
Timothy P. Brechtel, Ricardo X. Carlo; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 4, 2015
Prior to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”), it was not uncommon for small employers who did not want to spend time and money obtaining a group health plan to instead reimburse employees for all or part of the cost of individual health insurance obtained by the...

 

Adobe PDFThe EPA’s “Guidance on Considering Environmental Justice During the Development of Regulatory Actions” and the Potential Effect on the Regulated Community
Michael A. Chernekoff, Susan Floyd King; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
On May 29, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its “Guidance on Considering Environmental Justice During the Development of Regulatory Actions.”1 This new guide is a companion document to the EPA’s “Draft Technical Guidance for Assessing...

 

HTMLSEC Proposes Amendments to Form ADV and Investment Advisers Act Rules
J. Andrew Gipson; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 4, 2015
On May 20, 2015 the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released proposed rules that would amend Form ADV, the form used by investment advisers to register with the SEC (or the state, as applicable) and amending certain Investment Advisers Act Rules. The SEC's...

 

HTMLFinal Standards for Assessing Diversity Policies and Practices
Craig N. Landrum; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015
On June 9, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Securities and Exchange Commission jointly issued a...

 

HTMLThe Financial Accounting Standards Board Continues to Debate Final Asset Write-Down Rules
Peter J. Rivas; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 1, 2015, previously published on May 28, 2015
In May 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") held a meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee ("IAC"). Panel members of the IAC told the FASB that a final standard for asset write-downs will improve disclosure if final rules require financial institutions to...

 


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