Why We Should Expect More Criminal Cases Charging Illegal Coordination Between Campaigns and Super PACs
As Brian Svoboda’s recent post on In the Arena noted, DOJ’s prosecution of Tyler Harber—a campaign finance manager and political consultant from Virginia who pled guilty to violating federal election campaign laws—may signal increased criminal enforcement of the campaign finance laws.
The Federal Trade Commission recently outlined what companies should expect if they’re the subject of an investigation involving data security – and one item in particular stood out to us.
According to the DOJ it is a best practice for every business is to have “legal counsel that is familiar with legal issues associated with cyber incidents” in its recent “Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents.”
As observed in this blog and elsewhere, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has aggressively pursued enforcement actions in administrative proceedings before its own Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), rather than before federal judges in the U.S. District Courts.
Sweepstakes and contests seem like they’re a dime a dozen these days, and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have made the administration of giveaways more accessible and user-friendly for even small business users.
DOJ Further Delays Release of Highly Anticipated Proposed Website Accessibility Regulations for Public Accommodations
For those who have been eagerly anticipating the release of the U.S. Department of Justice’s proposed website accessibility regulations for public accommodations under Title III of the ADA (the “Public Accommodation Website Regulations”), the wait just got even longer.
What does the Department of Justice think is a high-quality internal investigation?
Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published guidelines for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or, as more commonly called, drones, by federal law enforcement.
CFPB and DOJ Announce Settlement with Mortgage Lender Charged with Discriminatory Broker Compensation Policy
The CFPB announced last week that, together with the Department of Justice (DOJ), it had entered into a proposed consent order with Provident Funding Associates, a wholesale mortgage lender, to settle charges that Provident violated the FHA and ECOA by allowing its wholesale brokers to charge higher fees to African-American and Hispanic borrowers than non-Hispanic white borrowers.