Tag Archives: Authority

A question of authority – settled accommodation

Well now. I’m not sure what to make of this. The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in Doka v London Borough of Southwark. But… Doka v Southwark concerned what could amount to ‘settled accommodation’ for homelessness matters, and … Continue reading

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The SEC’s Authority to Enforce the Bank Secrecy Act is Challenged

In the past few years, the SEC has become increasingly active in bringing enforcement actions based on broker-dealers’ alleged failures to comply with requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), in particular that requirement that they file “Suspicious Activity Reports,” … Continue reading

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Individual whose position has been abolished must prove that the appointing authority abolished the position in bad faith or in an effort to circumvent the Civil Service Law

Individual whose position has been abolished must prove that the appointing authority abolished the position in bad faith or in an effort to circumvent the Civil Service LawMatter of Terry v County of Schoharie, 2018 NY Slip Op 04612, Appellate … Continue reading

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French Data Protection Authority Imposes a Record 250,000 € Fine to Optical Center for a Security Breach on its Website

On June 7, 2018, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) published a decision (issued one month earlier) in which it imposed a record 250,000 euros fine on Optical Center (which, although its name does not indicate, is a French company) … Continue reading

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Executive Orders and the Limits of Presidential Authority

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on the third iteration of the Trump Administration’s travel ban by the end of the summer. Despite the changes to the most recent version of the travel ban, its substance raises many … Continue reading

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