Online Safety Bill – Update on Senior Manager Liability | WilmerHale

The Online Safety Bill (the “OSB”) is back on the UK Government’s legislative agenda, this time with an important update relating to criminal liability of senior managers. Following some political wrangling, back-bench MPs have successfully pressured the Government to expand the scope of criminal liability for senior managers of regulated services that fail to protect […]

SEC Enforcement: 2022 Year in Review | Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

During fiscal year 2022, the SEC brought 760 enforcement actions (an increase of nine percent over 2021) and obtained a record level of $6.439 billion in civil penalties, disgorgement and pre-judgment interest. The civil monetary penalties were the highest on record at $4.194 billion, which is noteworthy in light of recent challenges to the SEC’s […]

USEPA FY2022 Enforcement and Compliance Results Highlight Environmental Justice | King & Spalding

The annual results of the agency’s enforcement and compliance efforts repeatedly discussed Environmental Justice (EJ), touting general trends and specific enforcement actions related to potential communities of concern. The EPA concluded approximately 1,650 civil judicial and administrative cases during the year, with over 44% targeting facilities in potential EJ areas. During FY2022, 56% of on-site […]

Giving Title IX Its Props in the NIL Era of College Sports | Foley & Lardner LLP

This article was originally published in the October-November issue of the Lead1 Association NIL Institutional Report and is republished here with permission. In the beginning of the name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) era in college sports, state laws, NCAA regulations, boosters, and collectives have been the prime focus for both observers and NIL stakeholders, with seven-figure […]

DOJ’s Newly Revised Corporate Enforcement Policy Incentivizes Robust Compliance Programs, Cooperation and Remediation | BakerHostetler

Key Takeaways Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Kenneth Polite recently announced changes to the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ or the Department) corporate enforcement policy (CEP). The policy changes offer companies new incentives for self-disclosure, cooperation and remediation. These revisions expand significantly on Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco’s remarks and memorandum in September 2022, which also […]

California DxF Policies and Procedures Released for Public Comment | McDermott Will & Emery

CalHHS Requests Public Comments by February 14, 2023 CalHHS has requested comments regarding the four draft P&Ps and an amendment to the Privacy Standards and Security Safeguards P&P (that addresses the destruction of information about an individual that a participant receives in error) by February 14, 2023. Stakeholders are encouraged to suggest revisions and express […]

Operationalizing Compliance: Part 5-Overwhelmed, yet? | Thomas Fox – Compliance Evangelist

Welcome to a special five-part podcast series on Operationalizing Your Compliance Program, sponsored by Broadcat LLC. Over this series, I have visited with Jennifer May, Director of Compliance Advisory; Taylor Edwards,  Director of Sales; Xinia Pirkey, Design Manager; Alex Klingelberger, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Jaycee Dempsey, Director of Customer Success. We consider a variety […]

Regulatory Update – January 2023 | ACA Foreside

Happy New Year and we hope you enjoy the January 2023 Edition of the ACA Regulatory Update. This month we discuss the latest Risk Alert from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Division of Examinations (EXAMS) about firms failing to comply with Regulation S-ID, the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) change of heart on environmental, […]

Upcoming SEC climate disclosure rules bring urgency to ESG data strategy planning

As regulators’ climate disclosure rules come online, companies face a new urgency on how to collect and manage ESG-related data both internally and from their supply chains Last March, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unveiled plans to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures for investors, as part of a growing awareness of the importance […]