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Whistleblowers Can Now File Complaints Online With OSHA

Employment, Litigation Whistleblowers covered by one of 22 statutes (including Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank) administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will now be able to file complaints online.  Currently, workers can make complaints to OSHA by filing a written complaint or by calling certain telephone numbers. Check frequently for updated information... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2013

PCAOB Reproposes Rule Requiring Engagement Partner to be Named in Audit Report

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has reproposed for public comment amendments to PCAOB auditing standards that would provide greater transparency into audits of... Read more →

by   |   December 4, 2013

Rule 506 FAQs: Some Answers, Some New Questions

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On December 4, 2013, the SEC released a new batch of FAQs regarding new Rules 506(d) and 506(e). Before diving in to the clarifications provided and the new uncertainties raised... Read more →

by   |   December 4, 2013

CFPB to Oversee Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a rule that allows the CFPB to supervise certain nonbank student loan servicers for the first time. The CFPB currently oversees student loan servicing at the... Read more →

by   |   December 3, 2013