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HTMLContinued UDAP/UDAAP Warnings
Craig N. Landrum; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 30, 2015
Many banks provide identity theft and credit monitoring products as add-ons to other consumer financial products such as credit cards or deposit accounts. Recent consent orders between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") and financial institutions or their third party...

 

HTMLSEC Publishes Concept Release on Audit Committee Disclosures
J. Andrew Gipson; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 3, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
On July 1, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published a Concept Release regarding potential revisions to audit committee disclosures required to be included by listed companies in annual proxy or information statements.

 

HTMLThe FASB to Hold First Meeting of Loan Impairment Advisory Panel in Private
Peter J. Rivas; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
The Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") plans to convene a Transition Resource Group ("TRG") for its forthcoming standard on recognizing credit losses. Unlike a similar panel formed for the board's revenue recognition standard, this credit losses group will meet in...

 

Adobe PDFWhat Independent Contractors and Dodo Birds May Soon Have In Common
Jennifer L. Anderson, Mary Margaret S. LeBato, B. Trevor Wilson; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
Yesterday, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first Administrator Interpretation of 2015 on the heels of the proposed white collar exemption revisions that would greatly expand the universe of overtime-eligible employees, as addressed in our Client...

 

Adobe PDFFifth Circuit Dismisses Jones Act Claim of Foreign Worker Injured in Foreign Waters
HansFord P. Wogan; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 2015
In Croke v. PPI Technology Services, L.P., et al., C.A. No. 14-30424, ---- Fed. Appx. ---- (5th Cir. June 1, 2015), the Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a Jones Act claim brought by a Canadian oil rig worker who was allegedly injured off the coast of Nigeria....

 

Adobe PDFU.S. Fifth Circuit Upholds Settlement in Deepwater Horizon Case Despite Absence of Signed Release, But Remands for Determination on Fraud
Katie S. Cordes; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 2015
On May, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held hat BP form a binding settlement agreement with a claimant despite the fact that the claimant never signed the release.

 

HTMLComptroller of the Currency Releases Semiannual Perspective on Bank Risk
George A. LeMaistre; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 9, 2015
On June 30, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released its Semiannual Risk Perspective, based on bank financial data as of year-end 2014.

 

Adobe PDFThe Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The Department of Labor Releases Its Proposed Update to the White Collar Regulations
Mary Margaret S. LeBato, Sidney F. Lewis; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2015
You may recall our previous alert regarding President Obama’s March 2014 memorandum that instructed the Labor Secretary to “modernize and streamline” the regulations on exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime pay requirements and...

 

Adobe PDFMore Power To Power Plants?
Stanley A. Millan; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015
On June 29, 2015, in a five-to-four vote, the U.S. Supreme Court in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) struck down a new EPA rule under the Clean Air Act of 1990 (“Act”) to regulate hazardous air pollutants, such as mercury, from power plants. The EPA’s statutory...

 

Adobe PDFUS Supreme Court Upholds IRS Interpretation of ACA Subsidy Structure
Timothy P. Brechtel, Ricardo X. Carlo, Eric Loi; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
In King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal tax credits created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are available to individuals who purchase health insurance coverage from a federal or state established Health Insurance Exchange (“Exchange”).

 


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