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  • 'Yes, at Google,' a Fiduciary Rule Compliance Checklist, and CFPB Faces New Challenge in 9th Circuit

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faces a new challenge in the Ninth Circuit over the Obama-era agency's structure. Uber's paying tens of millions to drivers in New York who were shortchanged on the amount they received for rides. Lobbyists prepare to ramp up a new fight against against the Obama administration's retirement-savings rules that put a new focus on client interest ahead of profit. And Google employees are sharing workplace complaints on an anonymous bulletin board. This is a roundup of regulatory and compliance news from ALM and other publications.

  • DOJ Will Assist UK Agencies Pursuing Corruption, Fraud

    By Sue Reisinger

    In a first for the U.S. Department of Justice, the agency is sending an anti-corruption prosecutor to work in a U.K. agency on white-collar crimes. Acting principal deputy assistant attorney general Trevor McFadden, in remarks prepared for a May 24 speech in Brazil, said it was part of the DOJ's growing cooperation with foreign prosecutors.

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  • An Employee Spoke Out on Glassdoor.com, and Now the EEOC Is Suing His Company

    By Erin Mulvaney

    The EEOC on Wednesday sued IXL Learning Inc. over claims the company violated federal law and retaliated against a transgender employee who'd posted anti-discrimination comments on the job recruiting website Glassdoor.com. The case could serve as the latest example showing how companies and courts are grappling with protections for employees as technology platforms evolve.

  • Counsel for Fox News Seeks Sanctions Against Ex-Show Host's Lawyer

    By Jason Grant

    Fox News fired back at Andrea Tantaros on Wednesday, claiming that her allegations against the network were an "outright hoax," and requesting sanctions that include a dismissal of the case and a disciplinary referral for Judd Burstein, Tantaros' Manhattan-based lawyer.

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