While an SEC proposal to exempt “finders” from broker-dealer registration requirements is promising, potential hazards remain and interpretive questions may persist.
Telehealth is a highly regulated field and legal issues can vary across payers, across states, and even across countries. Our global healthcare industry team continues to highlight how regions around the world have quickly adapted to providing telehealth services following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In China, the Chinese government has been actively promoting internet-based medicine, even before the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for telehealth services.
Dennis Gucciardo will present "Practical Considerations for Successful Remote-Based Marketing Strategies" and Michele Buenafe will present "Industry Benchmarking: Trends in Formal and Informal Enforcement Trends" at the FDLI Advertising and Promotion for Medical Products Conference.
Partner Reece Hirsch spoke with Law360 about California’s Proposition 24, a ballot measure that, if adopted, would build on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
The Environmental Protection Agency will expedite review of certain types of applications for new and amended registrations of pesticide products intended for use against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
An August 31 memorandum issued by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), an arm of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) within the Executive Branch, could dramatically change the way agencies handle civil and administrative enforcement proceedings. The memorandum directs covered agencies to provide greater due process to individuals and companies under investigation and reemphasizes the principle that the burden of proof of a violation rests solely with the government. The memorandum was issued to implement the directives contained in Section 6 of Executive Order 13924, Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery (issued May 19, 2020). In relevant part, the executive order directed agency heads to revise agency procedures and practices in light of “the principles of fairness in administrative enforcement and adjudication.”
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a final rule that requires minimum standards for anti-money laundering (AML) programs for banks lacking a federal functional regulator (the Federal Reserve Board, OCC, FDIC, OTS, NCAU, and SEC), i.e., banks and similar financial institutions that are subject only to state regulation and supervision, and certain international banking entities (collectively, “covered banking entities”).
This White Paper presents a high-level overview of the current cybersecurity legislation in force or proposed at the European Union (EU) level as well as in a selection of EU member states.
As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations continue to gain traction with investors, asset managers are confronted with varying levels of regulation that they must balance with the wide array of ESG demands being made by investors. Our global investment funds team has prepared a White Paper as a regulatory framework to navigate such considerations across the United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Hong Kong, and Singapore.