Category Archives: Federal Law & Regulation
The SEC has proposed draft rules to implement Section 926 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 926 of the Dodd-Frank bill required the SEC to adopt rules that disqualify securities offerings involving certain “felons and … Continue reading
New guidance from the FTC on eco-friendly marketing By Haeryung Shin and Stephen C. Ellis If you market products, packaging, or services that claim to be “green” or “eco-friendly” or that display green certifications or seals of approval, what should … Continue reading
The President has now signed H.R. 4, the bill repealing the new Form 1099 requirements that were part of the healthcare reform bill. Now persons in business (including individuals) will not have to issue a Form 1099 to all persons … Continue reading
Today, Senator John Kerry and Senator John McCain held a press conference to introduce a new bill titled the “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011.” You can watch the press conference announcing the introduction of the bill.
Employers should immediately begin to examine whether system changes are required to comply By Richard J. Birmingham Last year the Internal Revenue Service delayed W-2 reporting of the value of health care coverage, making 2011 an optional reporting year. Now … Continue reading