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New IRS Procedure Provides Favorable Path For Non-Compliant Expatriates To Become Tax Compliant
New Procedure. On Sept. 6, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an important new procedure to enable certain non-compliant U.S. citizens who relinquish their U.S. citizenship
United States
16 Sep 2019
Is The New IRS Expatriation Initiative Really Better Than An Existing Program And Law?
On September 6, 2019, the IRS introduced an enhanced streamline program for certain U.S. citizens who have relinquished their U.S. citizenship
United States
12 Sep 2019
Cost Of Cybersecurity Compliance Now An Allowable Cost?
The defense contractor community is buzzing about a recent announcement by Katie Arrington, the Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition for Cybersecurity.
United States
25 Jul 2019
Education Dept. Confirms Requirements To Report Litigation, Settlements, Specified Liabilities
New guidance confirms that both private and public institutions of higher education must notify the U.S. Department of Education about specified liabilities and lawsuits.
United States
17 Jun 2019
California Consumer Privacy Act Update: Assembly Approves 12 Amendments - Changes Would Exclude Employees And Vehicle Information, Protect Loyalty Programs
California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) last year in an expeditious compromise between consumer privacy advocates, legislators and businesses.
United States
17 Jun 2019
Five Tips For Ethical Practices When Doing Business In Indian Country
It is a challenge for a business to determine the best practices to follow when operating a business on tribal lands, or for a Native American tribe to consider investing in a project for economic development.
United States
6 Apr 2018
Emerging Trends In False Claims Act Enforcement: 2018 Outlook
While financial recoveries under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) continued at a fast pace last year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) started 2018 ...
United States
12 Feb 2018
Tax Proposal May Impact Deductibility Of Some Trade Association Dues & Associated Lobbying Disclosure Reports
As we have previously discussed, Section 162 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) generally prohibits businesses from taking a deduction for lobbying and political expenditures.
United States
9 Nov 2017
Supreme Court: District Court EEOC Subpoena Enforcement Decisions Subject To Abuse Of Discretion
In McLane Co., Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Supreme Court of the United States held that a district court's decision to enforce or quash a EEOC subpoena must be reviewed for abuse of discretion, not de novo review.
United States
24 Apr 2017
OIG Help For Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness
On March 27, 2017, the OIG released a 54-page guidance document regarding how to measure the effectiveness of a compliance program.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Obstruction Sentence Underscores Importance Of Compliance With Government Process
On March 23, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Ralph Groen, a former executive of a New York City tour bus company, to 15 months in prison...
United States
13 Apr 2017
Bill Will Require Managed Care Plans To Contract With Eligible Pharmacies
A bill requiring managed care plans to contract with eligible pharmacies has been filed with the Florida Legislature for the 2017 session as House Bill 625.
United States
8 Mar 2017
President Trump's Executive Order Implements Campaign Lobbying Pledge
On Jan. 28, 2017, President Trump signed an ethics executive order (EO) repealing former President Obama's ethics EO for executive branch officials and implementing new, similar restrictions.
United States
13 Feb 2017
Compliance Corner: Implementing Best Practices For Off-Year Federal PAC Operations
With year-end FEC filings now submitted and the 2018 election season already underway, federal PAC managers now have the opportunity to reassess efforts to ensuring continuing compliance with federal campaign finance laws.
United States
10 Feb 2017
SEC Reporting Rule For Energy Companies On The Chopping Block
On January 25, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) revealed plans for the House to "ax" Rule 13q-1...
United States
8 Feb 2017
Emerging Anticorruption Trends in Latin America
Whether fair or not, Latin America historically has been regarded as a region where corruption is deep and pervasive.
2 Feb 2017
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