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HTMLBank Regulators Encourage Early Implementation of New Credit Loss Standards
Peter J. Rivas; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 11, 2017, previously published on December 16, 2016
On June 16, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board adopted new credit loss standards for financial institutions: Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-13, Financial Instruments - Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instrument. These new standards...

 

HTMLAmended Intrastate and Small Offering Exemptions to Take Effect
J. Andrew Gipson; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2016, previously published on December 1, 2016
Companies seeking to raise capital exclusively in-state or on a limited regional basis will have additional options in 2017. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted rules to modernize Securities Act Rule 147, the intrastate-offering safe harbor under Securities Act Section...

 

HTMLWhen Hurricanes Are a Fact of Life, Maintaining Trees Is a Floridian's Duty
Stephen E. Ludovici, Raedtha A. Vasquez; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016
If your tree falls during a storm and damages your neighbor's property, are you liable? The answer is maybe.

 

HTMLObama Appointee Trumps Implementation of DOL's Salary Hike
Jennifer L. Anderson, Jason A. Culotta, Mary Margaret (Spell) LeBato, Jane Y. White; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2016, previously published on November 2016
Since 2014, employers have been preparing for, and many have already communicated or implemented, classification and compensation changes to comply with the U.S. Department of Labor's revised regulations, which would double the minimum salary required for certain exempt employees effective December...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 


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