US: Maine and Nevada’s New Data Privacy Laws and the California Consumer Privacy Act...

Selling or trading personal information -- a common practice in the adtech industry -- is increasingly under regulatory scrutiny and legislators around the world...

US Securities and Exchange Commission Framework to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

In recent years, following the launch of the Bitcoin network, offers of digital assets have been made to investors in the United States. Historically,...

US: President Trump Issues Supply Chain Executive Order

On 15 May 2019, President Trump issued an Executive Order on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain that authorizes the...

US Government Imposes Comprehensive Restrictions on Exports/Reexports to Huawei and Its Affiliates and Issues...

The US government has taken coordinated actions this week that target Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (Huawei), effectively cutting it off from sourcing US products...

US: OFAC Publishes “A Framework for Compliance Commitments”

On 2 May 2019, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments (Framework). This long-awaited document sets...

US: DOJ Guidelines Incentivize Companies to Self-disclose and Cooperate in False Claims Act Cases

On 7 May 2019, the US Department of Justice issued Guidelines for Taking Disclosure, Cooperation, and Remediation into Account in False Claims Act Matters,...

US Department of Justice Issues Update to its Guidance on Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs

On April 30, 2019, the Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Brian Benczkowski, announced the publication of an updated version...

US: Regulations Address FATCA Verification and Certification Requirements

On 21 March 2019, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations (the Final Regulations) relating to FATCA verification and certification requirements. FATCA...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

US: What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Compliance Monitor

The settlement agreement has been signed, hands have been shaken, and what seemed to be an endless string of meetings and update calls with...

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