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Take Your Preventive Medicine


Better planning and management can head off most but not all problems. Sometimes stuff happens even when you do everything right. Either way, better management usually minimizes the damage and makes it easier to clean up the mess. It’s never … Continue reading

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CG TechNology Nailed For $12M For Bank Secrecy Act Money Laundering Violations


The $12 million FinCEN civil money penalty (CMP) imposed against CG Technology, L.P., doing business as Cantor Gaming, reminds gaming and other U.S. regulated businesses of the importance of maintaining and administering appropriate policies and practices to comply with the anti-money laundering … Continue reading

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Money Services Business Pays $45K CMP For Violating BSA Reporting Requirements


Mian, Inc., doing business as Tower Package Store, a money services business (MSB) is learning an expensive of the risks of failing to report cash transactions and other anti-money laundering (AML) requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  It’s paying … Continue reading

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FFI List Search and Download Tool Added To FATCA Website


The FFI List Search and Download Tool located on the FATCA Website is now available.  Use the Search and Download Tool to find out if a Foreign Financial Institution (FFI) has registered.  Download an entire list of Financial Institutions or … Continue reading

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June 16 Deadline Nears for Taxpayers Living Abroad; June 4 IRS Webinar Can Help Those Reporting Foreign Accounts


Taxpayers abroad qualifying for an automatic two-month extension must file their 2013 federal income tax returns by Monday, June 16, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The June 16 deadline applies to U.S. citizens and resident aliens living overseas, or … Continue reading

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Disability Exposures Big US Business Risk; New DOD App Helps ID Resources


Businesses and individuals looking to find solutions to help accommodate persons with disabilities may find a new free app for Apple Devices from the Department of Defense (DOD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program helpful.  The new application now available in the iTunes App store … Continue reading

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Personal Consumer Information Protection in Hospital/Healthcare Setting At HIMSS November 11


Stamer Speaks on “PCI In the Hospital/Healthcare Setting” on 11/1 in LA Cynthia Marcotte Stamer will speak on “PCI In The Hospital/Healthcare Setting” at the Privacy and Security Forum in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, November 1. About The Program … Continue reading

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IRS Shares Model Section 83(b) Election Language; Execs & Companies Should Use Care When Handling Tax, Other Compensation Matters


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Record $10M Plus Housing Disability Discrimination Settlement Shows Disability Exposures Big US Business Risk


 A $10,250,000  settlement announced by the Justice Department today (June 25, 2012) with JPI Construction L.P. (JPI) and six other JPI firms is the largest-ever disability-based housing discrimination settlement discriminated. The settlement resolves Justice Department charges the JPI and its affiliates illegally discriminated on the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Comments Remind Businesses Of Rising Disability Discrimination Enforcement Risks On Olmstead Anniversary


Statements made today (June 22, 2012) by the Obama Administration confirm that U.S. businesses face a continuing and growing need to be on guard to defend against potential disability discrimination liabilities.

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