Cause-related marketing is frequently used by businesses to bolster sales, improve brand reputation, and improve public relations.
It is not every day that a state court vacates a final FINRA arbitration award.
Last month, the CFPB announced that it was adopting its controversial proposal to publicly disclose consumer complaint narratives in its consumer complaint database, and would give companies, within the company web portal, an opportunity to recommend which option, if any, from a “set list of structured company response options” it wanted to include as a public-facing response to a complaint.
At one time or another, member firms will likely need the services of an outside vendor.
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Canadian Government Announces New Requirements for Credit and Debit Cards and Launches Review of Retail Payment Systems
On April 13, the federal government made two important announcements relating to the regulation of payments and payments systems. First, an update was released to the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada (Code of Conduct).
Spring has sprung, technically speaking, but Old Man Winter is dragging his feet on the way out here on the East Coast. Maybe he was hanging around waiting for the Winter 2015 edition of Supervisory Highlights, which came out right before the turn of the seasons.
On Sunday, April 12, the Business section of the New York Times led with an article by Gretchen Morgenson taking the SEC to task for not having adopted rules requiring disclosure of CEO pay ratios.
This post describes a case in which illicit drug monies were concealed offshore and laundered via a Cayman Island bank account. The case is also about tax fraud; identity theft and a murder.
PwC Report Reviews 2014 Securities Suit Filings and Settlements, Analyzes Trends Likely to Drive Future Suits
On April 10, 2015, PwC released the latest in what is now a series of annual securities class action litigation reports. PwC’s report is generally consistent with the reports previously published by Cornerstone Research and NERA.