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On November 15, 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the reconstitution of the Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee (ACPAC), including a new subcommittee: the National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force. The...

On November 15, 2018, the U.S. State Department added several new Cuban hotels to its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated with Cuba (“Cuba Restricted List”). The recent update includes the additional of 16 hotels, with 26 newly...

On November 19, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Stakeholder Forum will take place on December 4, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. (EST) and on December 5,...

At last week’s proxy process roundtable, three panels, each moderated by SEC staff, addressed three topics: - proxy voting mechanics and technology—how can the accuracy, transparency and efficiency of the proxy voting and solicitation system be...

On November 5, European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (“ECON“) announced that it had voted to adopt a draft report amending the Regulation on cross-border payments (Regulation 924/2009) (the “Regulation“) about certain charges...

Citing a new study, a group of consumer organizations told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a letter that the agency should investigate the marketing of Android apps to children....
By: Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

To provide a quick overview of developments in criminal antitrust investigations and prosecutions, in the U.S. and globally, we summarize below some of the most significant Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announcements, policy shifts, investigations,...

The Singapore Exchange Regulation has proposed new rules for the delisting process in order to better align the various interests of offerors and shareholders, including by lowering the approval threshold for resolutions to pass and ensuring that...

A taxpayer with a “seriously delinquent tax debt” may be in for a surprise if he or she has overseas travel plans. This is because the IRS has begun implementing its authority to instruct the State Department to pull delinquent taxpayers’ passports....

NOVEMBER 20, 2018 BY TOM FOX In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: • Nissan chairman arrested over financial misconduct. (New York Times) • Phishing for executives and the SEC. (HLS Forum on Corp Governance) • Danske Bank whistleblower...

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