At this point, it’s fair to note that search warrants are never funny. They are a crisis delivered directly to your company’s front door. Fortunately, you can prepare for that crisis by planning ahead. During my time as a federal prosecutor, I found that a company’s preparation often reduced the fallout when the government came knocking. Now, as a white collar defense attorney, I want to share some thoughts that can help you prepare for a search warrant.
On Budget Day, 20 September 2022 (Prinsjesdag), the Dutch Ministry of Finance presented its 2023 tax plan (the Proposal). For the proposed bills discussed in this GT Alert to have effect, Parliament first must approve them.
On September 15, 2022, US President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) aimed at increasing the federal government’s review of foreign investment in US businesses deemed critical to US national security interests.
On August 25, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules to implement the pay versus performance disclosure requirement mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).
On August 25, 2022, after a seven-year delay, the SEC has finally adopted rules to implement Section 14(i) to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended1, which will require new disclosure aimed at illuminating the relationship between executive compensation and the company’s financial performance.
On Aug. 26, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Statement on Agreement Governing Inspections and Investigations of Audit Firms Based in China and Hong Kong.
On Aug. 16, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA).
This year started off with a surge of enthusiasm among US proponents of increased climate-related financial risk disclosure by insurers and others.
On August 7, 2022, the US Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act), a budget reconciliation bill recently introduced by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV).
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last month proposed revisions to Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act), which require companies subject to the federal proxy rules to include shareholder proposals in their proxy statements, subject to certain requirements.
As adoption around blockchain, non fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse grows, there’s an increasing focus on the legal challenges these emerging technologies present.
In Notice 2022-36, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced relief for taxpayers who failed to file certain tax and information returns with respect to tax years 2019 and 2020.
On August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled its updated COVID-19 guidelines, revising both quarantine and isolation guidelines in the process.
On Aug. 24, 2022, the IRS issued Notice 2022-36, which provides penalty relief to taxpayers for certain late-filed 2019 and 2020 tax returns and information returns, but this relief is only afforded to those who file the eligible returns on or before Sept. 30, 2022, and the relief does not apply to all types of returns.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) received a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for detailed EEO-1 Report employee demographic information that thousands of U.S. employers submitted from 2016 through 2020.
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