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The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) recently published a draft bill for the Regulation of Investment Advice, Investment Marketing and Investment Portfolio Management Law, 5755-1995 (the “Advice Law”). The purpose of the bill is to regulate the area...

Sitting in a courtroom during a recent trial, I had the opportunity to hear opening statements from both the Plaintiff and the Defendant. Both sides devoted a portion of their time during these openings to stress the well-worn theme of, “What I say...

The movie Zootopia was hysterically funny because it equated animal stereotypes to what we encounter every day. For example, the best employee at the DMV was named Flash – who was a sloth. Actually, the entire DMV was run by sloths. Some...

On June 25, the Preventing Adversaries Internationally from Disbursing Advertising Dollars Act (the bill) was introduced in the U.S. Senate. The bill proposes expansions of existing prohibitions on political activities of foreign nationals in U.S....

New law passed on the adaptation of German data protection law to the GDPR - Following the amendment of the Federal Data Protection Act ("BDSG") in 2017, on 27 June 2019 the German Bundestag passed a second act to adapt the highly fragmented German...

A panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently found that two lending entities affiliated with the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (the Tribe) are entitled to tribal sovereign immunity as “arms of...

In the retirement plan industry, we have rules and we have guidelines on what to follow. However, there is one gray area that the Department of Labor (DOL) has absolutely no guidance: uncashed checks....
By: Ary Rosenbaum

What constitutes sexual harassment? Portuguese law foresees two types of harassment: 1. Sexual harassment which is a set of unwanted behaviors perceived as abusive of a physical nature, verbal or non-verbal, with the purpose or effect of gaining...

In this episode of Trekking Through Compliance, we consider the episode By Any Other Name which aired on February 23, 1968, Star Date 4657.5. Compliance Takeaways: 1. Adapt but do not lose sight of your goal. 2. Take care of yourself. 3. Do you...

In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: 1. Roger Ng in negotiations with DOJ for guilty plea.(Bloomberg) 2. Feds charge CCO with conspiracy to distribute opioids. (WSJ) 3. Trump to try and block Amazon contract with Pentagon. (Washington Post)...

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