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Voices Minimizing Litigation Risk In Cybersecurity Audits
Data breaches have become an all-consuming topic of late. Stories about data theft dominate political headlines, boardroom discussions and family meetings around the dinner table.
United States
12 Apr 2019
Minimizing Litigation Risk: What Cybersecurity Auditors Can Learn From Their Financial Statement Auditor Analogues
They, of course, have also been the subject of government investigations and private litigation.
United States
21 Jan 2019
Are You Ready For USCIS H-1B Site Visits Or Department Of Labor Audits?
Now that the FY 2019 H-1B cap has been reached, make sure you have a strong immigration compliance programs in place ...
United States
12 Apr 2018
All Signs Point To An Increase In Worksite Enforcement In 2018
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan recently announced that ICE would increase worksite audits by "four or five times" in the next year.
United States
15 Nov 2017
Cybersecurity 2017 – The Year In Preview: HIPAA Compliance
The year ahead promises to be a busy one for those with responsibility for HIPAA compliance, as the OCR, charged with enforcing HIPAA, continues to lean in to compliance initiatives...
United States
30 Nov 2016
More On HIPAA Audits For 2016 and 2017–Desk Audits And On-Site Audits
As part of the ongoing HHS OCR HIPAA audit initiative, it is conducting "HIPAA desk audits."
United States
30 Nov 2016
New Data Protection Obligations In Europe: Data Protection Officers And Impact Assessment Under The New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR applies to the processing of personal data by companies having an "establishment" in the European Union, regardless of whether the processing takes place in the EU or not.
European Union
30 Jun 2016
Non-GAAP Financial Disclosures – Redux
Prefaced by public statements of SEC officials about improper use of non-GAAP financial measures, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance issued new and revised Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations...
United States
8 Jun 2016
HHS OCR Launches Phase 2 Of HIPAA Audit Program–So What?
You have seen all the hysterical headlines — "The HIPAA audits are coming, the HIPAA audits are coming…." But when you really think about it, what is the big deal?
United States
4 Apr 2016
Partnership Audit Regime Shakeup
The recent Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the "Act") sets forth a new tax audit regime for partnerships (and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships) that will have far-reaching consequences.
United States
11 Feb 2016
Reminder: Renewal And Notice Filing Fees For Investment Advisers Due By December 12
As a reminder, investment advisers who are subject to any state registration, renewal or notice filing fees must fund their IARD accounts by December 12 in order to cover such fees.
United States
25 Nov 2014
Important Dates And Reminders For Investment Management Advisers, Exempt Reporting Advisers, Commodity Trading Advisors And Commodity Pool Operators
All investment advisers registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission are required to review their compliance policies and procedures at least annually.
United States
31 Jan 2013
Massachusetts Senate Adopts Budget Amendment Barring Compensation Of Directors Of Public Charities Without Approval From The Attorney General
The Massachusetts Senate voted this week to adopt an amendment to the budget to prohibit the compensation of directors, independent officers and trustees of public charities without approval from the attorney general of the Commonwealth.
United States
8 Jun 2012
Massachusetts Senate Considering Budget Amendment Limiting Compensation Of Directors And Officers Of Public Charities
An amendment to the state budget under consideration by the Massachusetts Senate would cap the compensation of officers and senior managers.
United States
8 Jun 2012
Charitable Giving Initiative Under Consideration By Massachusetts Legislature
A proposed law under consideration in Massachusetts may make it easier for Massachusetts residents to financially support their favorite charity.
United States
20 Feb 2012
Who's Afraid Of Cost-Benefit Analysis?
E&E Daily reported this week that Congressional Democrats are opposing the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011.
United States
1 Nov 2011
Legislature Hears Testimony On Legislation Limiting The Right Of Public Charities To Compensate Independent Directors
On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary heard testimony on H.3516 – a bill that would regulate compensation of board members for public charities.
United States
6 Oct 2011
Massachusetts Attorney General Announces Increased Scrutiny Of Compensation For Directors Of Public Charities
On April 14, 2011, the Massachusetts Attorney General issued a report outlining two steps that the Attorney General will take to limit – but not explicitly ban – independent director compensation at public charities.
United States
19 Apr 2011
Deadline Approaching for Form 990 Filers
Organizations that have not filed a Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service for the past three years risk losing their tax exemption if they do not file the applicable Form 990 by Monday, May 17, 2010.
United States
17 May 2010
Attorney General Of Massachusetts Announces Initiative On Executive And Director Compensation
The compensation practices of nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts just became subject to increased scrutiny. The Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts announced yesterday that it is turning its attention to compensation paid by health care systems and health care insurers to their executives and directors.
United States
14 Sep 2009
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