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|MSRB Releases Draft Amendments to Rule G-20 on Gifts, Gratuities and Noncash Compensation, Requests Comments|
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014On October 23, 2014, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) released Notice 2014-18 (the Notice), containing draft amendments to Rule G-20, with conforming changes to MSRB Rules G-8 and G-9 (required records and preservation period, respectively) (the Draft Amendments). The Draft...
|Idaho Legislative Update - Fall 2014|
Jonathan Parker; Holland Hart LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014With less than two weeks until the November 4 general election, Idaho’s campaign season is in full swing and the political community’s attention is centered on the elections. At stake this election cycle in Idaho is a U.S. Senate seat, two Congressional offices, and all of Idaho’s...
|Pennsylvania Senate Amendment to Lottery Bill would Prohibit Sale of Internet Instant Games by State Lottery|
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014The Minnesota State Lottery and the Minnesota State Legislature recently squared off in a battle over the sale of online ticket sales and online lottery instant games. Other state lotteries are looking to internet options as a way to boost declining lottery revenues. Yesterday, the Pennsylvania...
|Eurasian Economic Union|
Victoria Simonova; Dentons Canada LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014On 29 May 2014, the presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus signed an agreement (the "Treaty") in Astana on the Eurasian Economic Union (the "EaEU" or the "Union"). The Treaty will enter force on 1 January 2015. According to the Treaty, the Union is an...
|Colorado Legislative Update - 2014 Election Recap|
John Karakoulakis; Holland Hart LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014Colorado’s status as a swing state and political trendsetter made races this cycle some of the most expensive and closely followed across the country. The U.S. Senate race was the nation’s second most expensive with over $95 million spent. Both the U.S. Senate and Governor’s races...
|Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill; Clarification Motion Withdrawn|
Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014On October 16, 2014, the New Jersey Legislature passed Senate Bill 2460, which changed the legal framework for sports betting in New Jersey. Today, Governor Christie signed that legislation into law. Immediately thereafter, the Attorney General’s office withdrew the State’s application...
|Three Observations From the SEC’s Settlements with Thirteen Municipal Dealers Over Below-Denomination Sales of Puerto Rico Bonds|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014On November 3, 2014, the SEC announced settlements with thirteen different registered municipal securities dealers in connection with sales of non-investment grade bonds issued by Puerto Rico in 2014.
|Revised Lobbyists' Code of Conduct Consultation|
Gregory (Greg) Kane; Dentons Canada LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014The Commissioner of Lobbying, pursuant to powers in the Lobbying Act (the Act), has published a revised Code of Conduct and invited written submissions on these proposed revisions. Once the Commissioner finalizes the revisions to the Code, they will be referred to the House of Commons Standing...
|Cyberwarfare Is Here; Is the U.S. Prepared?|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 28, 2014Practically every aspect of life now takes place in cyberspace in addition to in the traditional world we know. While at first blush that generally may sound like a good thing, warfare now also takes place online as part of real conflicts, and not just in the realm of computer games.
|Mandatory Privacy Training Rule for Federal Contractors Expected Soon|
Jonathan T. Cain; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014A rule to require federal contactors handling personally identifiable information to train their employees in safeguarding the information is close to release. Under the anticipated rule, contractor employees will have to undergo either agency training when the agency chooses to make it available,...