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First Quarter Brings Code of Ethics Reporting Into Focus

At this time of year, it is important for registered investment advisers to assure that they are in compliance with federal and/or state rules requiring them to monitor their supervised persons’ security holdings and transactions for compliance with the firm’s … Continue reading

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This past January 1st over 250 new laws took effect for Illinois, including several sweeping changes to Illinois’ divorce laws. Here are some of the major changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act that have taken effect … Continue reading

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SEC Brings Charges in EDGAR Hacking Case

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against nine defendants for participating in a previously disclosed scheme to hack into the SEC’s EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval) system and extract nonpublic information to use for illegal trading. The SEC charged … Continue reading

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Settlement Brings Healthcare Relief for Illinois Prisoners

Accused of enabling negligence and providing substandard care, Illinois has agreed to a series of reforms intended to improve health throughout its prison system. Under the agreements, writes the Chicago Tribune, a federal monitor will oversee adjustments to prison healthcare. … Continue reading

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New Year Brings New Requirements For Calculating Tipped Employee Wages In Massachusetts

Earlier this year, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive bill titled “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday,” which brought a variety of new protections for employees in Massachusetts. These protections include … Continue reading

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