On March 7, at the annual American Bar Association (ABA) National Institute on White Collar Crime, US Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco announced a new whistleblower program that will provide financial rewards to individuals who notify the US Department of Justice (DOJ) of misconduct.
Welcome to the first issue of “As the (Customs and Trade) World Turns,” our new monthly newsletter where we compile essential updates from the customs and trade world over the past month.
Trade tensions between Washington and US trading partners, notably China, have complicated many supply chain decisions — what to buy, from where, made by whom, and at what tariff cost.
On March 12, the Second Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court dismissal of False Claims Act (FCA) claims predicated on alleged Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) violations.
On March 5, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a cross-government inquiry into the role private equity firms, other alternative asset managers, health systems, and private payers play in health care transactions.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have revolutionized sectors across the globe. As industries embrace these technologies and a host of innovative ideas, however, heavily regulated industries will face an increasingly complex landscape of liability, regulation and enforcement.
On March 14, 2024, Corteva Agriscience LLC (Petitioner) filed an antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitioners on 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) from the People’s Republic of China and India.
On March 7, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco delivered the keynote remarks at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime.
Change Healthcare, an affiliate of Optum and UnitedHealth Group, processes more than 15 billion health care transactions annually and touches one of every three patient records.
With the 2024 election cycle underway, it is important for exempt organizations to understand and comply with relevant restrictions on political campaign activities to safeguard their tax-exempt status and avoid triggering excise tax penalties.
On March 6, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved new rules requiring public companies to disclose extensive climate-related information in their registration statements and periodic reports.
On March 1, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced finalized amendments to the Clean Air Act’s Risk Management Program (RMP) through the Safer Communities by Chemical Accident Prevention Rule (Final Rule).
Allegations of defamation and conspiracy to defame alone are insufficient to establish the crime-fraud exception and defeat the attorney-client privilege, the Illinois Appellate Court recently held.
The world of music often sees as much drama in the courtroom as on the stage. One fight that frequently results in protracted, expensive, and bitter legal disputes is over ownership of a band or group name.
On February 13, the US Department of the Treasury’s (USDT) Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
A federal court recently ruled that the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) is unconstitutional.
At common law, assets held by charitable nonprofit organizations are generally understood to be held by such organizations in trust for public benefit. See A. Curreri, Charitable Trusts Definitions and History--Purpose--Beneficiaries--Cy Pres Doctrine, 9 St. John’s L. Rev. 114 (Dec. 1934).
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that proposes to ban post-termination noncompetition covenants between employers and employees.
In the latest installment of Five Questions, Five Answers, host Birgit Matthiesen is joined by International Trade & Investment Associate Jessica DiPietro for a deep dive into the complex world of aluminum extrusions.
A Texas federal judge recently permitted an environmental, social, and governance- (ESG) related Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) case filed by an airline pilot against his employer and its benefits plan to proceed into discovery.
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As 2024 gets underway, the nonprofit sector will continue to face new challenges in addition to grappling with ongoing challenges that continue to impact the sector.
With 2024 underway, ArentFox Schiff highlights 10 of the most pressing legal issues facing the consumer products industry this year.
If your imported product contains an aluminum extrusion part or a part that includes extruded aluminum, it may be subject to additional duties effective March 11, 2024. Here’s what you need to know.