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HTMLCourt Issues Ruling on Phase One of Deepwater Horizon Trial, Finding BP, Transocean and Halliburton at Fault
William C. Baldwin; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 16, 2014
On September 4, 2014, Judge Carl Barbier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued findings of fact and conclusions of law in the first phase of Transocean's limitation of liability action and the United States' penalty action arising out of the Deepwater...

 

HTMLCFPB Finalizes Rule on Annual Privacy Notices
Robert L. Carothers; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2014
On October 20, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced that it had finalized a rule to allow financial institutions that meet certain requirements to post their privacy policies online in lieu of mailing annual privacy notices to their customers.

 

HTMLRegulators Expect Continued Focus on Fair Lending
H. Gary Pannell; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015
Compliance with fair lending requirements continues to rank as a high priority among federal financial regulators. A panel discussion at a meeting of the Mortgage Bankers Association in late September featured representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Consumer Financial Protection...

 

HTMLFFIEC Releases 2014 BSA/AML Examination Manual
Neal C. Wise; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2014
On December 2, 2014, the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council ("FFIEC") released the 2014 Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual ("Exam Manual"). The update marks the first time since 2010 that the FFIEC has updated the Exam Manual, although...

 

HTMLSEC Called to Act Regarding Fee-shifting Corporate Bylaws
Luke B. Falgoust; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
In an October 29, 2014, letter sent to Mary Jo White, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has asked the SEC to take action regarding fee-shifting bylaws that allow corporations to recover litigation expenses from investors that...

 

HTMLMSRB Proposes to Extend "Gifts" Rule to Municipal Advisors
J. Andrew Gipson; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board ("MSRB") on October 23, 2014, issued a request for comment on proposed rule amendments expanding application of Rule G-20 to municipal advisors. MSRB Rule G-20 presently governs gifts, gratuities, and non-cash compensation given or permitted to be...

 

HTMLCybersecurity Assessment Observations
Craig N. Landrum; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014
In June 2014, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council ("FFIEC") launched a pilot cybersecurity testing program utilizing upcoming state and federal regulatory examinations at more than 500 community financial institutions. The purpose of the effort was to assess how these...

 

Adobe PDFImportant New OSHA Reporting Requirements and Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Injury and Illness Reporting
Jane H. Heidingsfelder; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 2014
Final rule goes into effect on January 1, 2015.

 

Adobe PDFFaulty Background Checks Can Be Very Costly
Sidney F. Lewis; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 2014
Unfortunately, many employers conduct background checks on applicants and employees without crossing the Ts and dotting the Is. Recent lawsuits and settlements totaling millions of dollars highlight the risk for employers who ignore the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act...

 

Adobe PDFOSHA Guidance on Ebola in the Workplace
Jane H. Heidingsfelder; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 2014
OSHA has just released guidelines on protecting workers from Ebola in the workplace. Noting that employers are responsible for protecting workers from exposure to Ebola and chemicals used for cleaning and disinfecting, OSHA’s guidelines address cleaning and disinfecting surfaces, areas, and...

 


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