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More Employers Were "ICED" In Fiscal Year 2018
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) recently released statistics on its worksite enforcement activities for the federal fiscal year ending on September 30, 2018.
United States
20 Dec 2018
Recent OFCCP Activity Signals Greater Transparency And Collaboration For Federal Contractors
In response to town hall meetings held late last year, the OFCCP has taken a number of actions geared toward addressing some of the contractor concerns discussed during those meetings.
United States
4 Oct 2018
SEC Eliminates Redundant Disclosure Requirements
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had adopted a wide-ranging set of amendments (the "amendments") ...
United States
13 Sep 2018
Partnership Tax Audit Reform And Private Funds
Both fund sponsors and investors will need to carefully evaluate the audit provisions of fund agreements and consider whether existing fund agreements should be amended.
United States
20 Oct 2016
OCR Releases Updated HIPAA Audit Protocol And Business Associate Listing Template
In addition, the OCR made a number of changes to the types of audit inquiries that are associated with each HIPAA requirement.
United States
25 Apr 2016
Phase 2 Of HIPAA Compliance Audits Now Underway
OCR has been under scrutiny in recent years for its lack of oversight and enforcement activity
United States
31 Mar 2016
Why Companies Should Perform Information Asset Audits (Video Content)
An information asset audit is fundamental to a robust information security program.
United States
1 Dec 2015
Responding To A Scheduling Letter From The OFCCP: The Little Things Matter
It is the Tuesday after a long holiday weekend, and you are faithfully going through the pile of mail on your desk when you spy an envelope from the United States Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
United States
9 Sep 2015
SEC Issues Concept Release Requesting Input On Potential Audit Committee Disclosure Requirements
Audit committees have primary responsibility for overseeing the integrity of a company's accounting and financial reporting processes.
United States
14 Jul 2015
Recent OIG Audits Of Home Health And Hospice Surveys May Signal Increased Scrutiny On Worker Qualifications
As detailed below, each of the audits identified a significant portion of employees reviewed to be "unqualified," ranging from 11 percent (New York) to 70 percent (Puerto Rico).
United States
2 Jul 2015
The FCPA Mandate In A Nutshell
The consequences of an investigation into bribery allegations can be tricky for any manufacturing company, so it’s important to understand the U.S. anti-bribery provisions.
United States
18 Mar 2015
Stopping Products Liability Claims Is Cheaper Than Defending Them
While manufacturers inevitably face products-liability claims, certain business practices could enable your company to limit or even prevent exposure.
United States
21 Jan 2015
Alstom's FCPA Guilty Plea And Fine Of $772 Million Offer Compelling Lessons
The December 23, 2014, announcement by the U.S. DOJ that Alstom, S.A. pled guilty to two FCPA charges and agreed to pay $772 million in fines generated headlines for the record-breaking size of the fine.
United States
2 Jan 2015
GM (Again) Revises Its Terms And Conditions, This Time In Response To Continued Supplier Concerns
In July 2013, GM rolled out major changes to its general terms and conditions for its contracts, imposing the most extensive changes for its suppliers in several decades.
United States
25 Feb 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Protects Secured Creditor’s Right To Credit-Bid
On May 29, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued its awaited decision in RadLAX Gateway Hotel, LLC v. Amalgamated Bank, 566 U.S. __ (2012), and held that a debtor cannot sell its property free and clear of liens under a plan of reorganization without allowing lienholders to credit-bid.
United States
11 Jun 2012
CDD Workouts: Fiddler’s Creek Approved Bankruptcy Plan Of Reorganization
On Friday, July 30, 2011, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida approved the Plan of Reorganization (Plan) for Fiddler’s Creek, LLC, and numerous subsidiaries and affiliates, under Case No. 9:10-bk-03846-ALP.
United States
23 Aug 2011
Florida Moves Quickly To Preserve Its Status As A Business-Friendly State
Sometimes state legislatures react slowly to judge-made law and sometimes they move swiftly to correct perceived problems created by court rulings.
United States
8 Aug 2011
PCAOB Issues Concept Release Seeking Input On Possible Changes To Auditors' Reports
On June 21, 2011, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) issued a concept release seeking input on possible changes to auditors' reports. These changes, if adopted, have the potential to increase both the cost of required audit services and the legal liability faced by both companies and their auditors.
United States
18 Jul 2011
Florida Supreme Court Rules Debtor May Not Use Single-Member LLC to Shield Assets From Judgment Creditor
In a much anticipated decision, the Florida Supreme Court closed a statutory loophole that permitted debtors to use a wholly owned limited liability company (LLC) to put their assets beyond the reach of their judgment creditors.
United States
8 Jul 2010
New Federal Income Tax Requirements for Tax-Exempt Hospital Organizations: Implications for Health Care Finance
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was enacted on March 23, 2010, and was revised by the reconciliation bill enacted on March 30, 2010.
United States
29 Apr 2010
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