Speaking Engagement - 11/17/2008

Lessons Learned from High Profile Legal Cases Relevant to Institutional Review Boards

PRIM&R 2008 Annual Conference



FinCEN Proposes New Rules for Investment Advisers

Investment Management Alert

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, which is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, has proposed rules that would designate SEC-registered investment advisers as “financial institutions” under Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) regulations.

Pension Factoring Companies in Regulator Crosshairs

Client Alert
Zachary Z. Augustine, Stephen C. Baker, Michael J. Miller

For two decades, factoring companies buying structured settlement periodic payments in exchange for heavily discounted lump sums have done their best to avoid the anti-assignment language in underlying settlement documents.

Obama Board Reaffirms Successor’s Right to Set Initial Terms of Employment when Taking Over Unionized Operation

Client Alert
Gerald T. Hathaway

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board issued a refreshingly employer-friendly decision which allowed a successor company to implement new pay terms without having to first bargain with the labor union.

In the Shark Tank: Technologies to Achieve the Triple Aim in Global Health

Morning Consult
Ilisa Halpern Paul

Ilisa discusses how a “Shark Tank” competition could help achieve Triple Aim global health goals.

CBP Requesting Comments on Collection of Trusted Trader Information

Client Alert
Kathleen M. Murphy, Mollie D. Sitkowski

On Monday, August 31, 2015, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced it will be collecting comments on the draft application for its Trusted Trader Program (the Program).