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Regulation

  • '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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Litigation

  • '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.

  • Judge Tosses Racial Discrimination Suit Against Cleary

    By Cogan Schneier

    U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington, D.C., dismissed the suit, brought by former Cleary Gottlieb project attorney Lyle Silva.

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