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FinCEN’s Highly Anticipated Beneficial Ownership Reporting Rule Under CTA Effective January 1, 2024
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its highly anticipated final rule implementing the beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) legislation on September 29, 2022.
Antitrust Suit Against Elite Universities Graduates to Discovery
As schools across the country welcome students back for the 2022-23 academic year, several prestigious universities are grappling with a civil antitrust suit that could have major ramifications for how they allocate and award financial aid.
Federal Reserve Issues Final Guidelines for Master Account Access
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board), on August 15, 2022, issued final guidelines for regional Federal Reserve Banks to use when considering applications for Federal Reserve “master accounts”—deposit accounts that, among other things, enable direct access to the Federal Reserve’s payment systems, including Fedwire and the forthcoming real-time payments network, FedNow.
Seattle’s New Independent Contractor Protections
Seattle’s new Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance (the Ordinance) took effect on September 1, 2022. The law requires certain employers to provide independent contractors with disclosures both before entering a contract and at the time of payment.
DOJ Announces Sweeping Policy Updates Targeting Corporate Criminal Enforcement and Individual Accountability
Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco announced several significant policy updates affecting the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) enforcement practices for both corporations and individuals on September 15, 2022.
New England Requests Information on Electric Grid Upgrades To Integrate Offshore Wind
Five New England states issued a Request for Information (RFI) on September 1, seeking comment from interested stakeholders by October 14, 2022, on changes and upgrades to the regional electric transmission system to integrate renewable energy resources, particularly offshore wind. Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island are seeking information through the RFI that will help them improve the grid’s reliability, resilience, and affordability for the regions’ electricity customers.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been fundamental to many of the world’s leading companies and asset managers. Today more than ever, corporate founders, executives, and boards of directors also recognize that a well-executed ESG strategy adds value, reduces risks, and builds a more informed and resilient organization.
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