Tag Archives: Risk Management

Live Nation & Radio Music License Committee Targeted In Justice Department Antitrust Activity


Justice Department entertainment industry enforcement action to protect ticketholders & competitors highlights new general antitrust enforcement activism Continue reading

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Robocall Law Raises Fines, Tightens Requirements


Robocallers could be fined up to $10,000 and telephone and other voice providers will face more responsibility to identify and stop the burgeoning robocall epidemic under a bill passed by Congress and awaiting President Trump’s signature.  The new rules offer … Continue reading

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Hurricane Impacted Financial Institutions Tell FinCEN If BSA Reports Delayed


FINRA Reporting by Hurricane Impacted Financial Institutions
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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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10 Practical Pointers To Use Law To Better Strengthen The Legal Defensibility Of Your Business & Its Leaders


Businesses and their leaders struggling to managing the ever-changing and constantly growing regulatory and other legal risks inherent in operating a business in today’s litigation and enforcement-charged environment often miss invaluable opportunities by failing to take certain basic steps that strengthen their liability defenses and the effectiveness of their risk management and compliance efforts.

While each organization and leader needs to carefully tailor its organizational risk management and compliance programs to meet the unique needs and challenges of its operations, all risk management and compliance efforts generally should incorporate and operate on at least each of the following 10 Corporate Governance processes:
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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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Update ESOPs For New Investment Diversification Guidance


Fiduciaries, administrators, sponsors, advisors, trustees and others with involvement or responsibility for Employee Stoc Option Plans(ESOPs) should review these rules and ensure that appropriate steps are taken to update their plan terms and practices to comply with new rules scheduled to be published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin on May 13, 2013 by the Internal Revenue Service concerning investment diversification.
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Texas Champion Bank Settlement of Charges of Illegal Lending Discrimination Reminder To Business To Tighten Business Practices


A Justice Department settlement with Texas Champion Bank of Alice, Texas is the latest reminder to U.S. lenders and other businesses of the importance of ensuring that their lending and other business practices are defensible under defensible under U.S. discrimination … Continue reading

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