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Iowa proposes BD merger exemption, IA business succession rule

By Jay Fishman, J.D. The Iowa Insurance Division has proposed the following amendments and additions to its securities rules: Adds a merger acquisition exemption from licensing for qualified broker-dealers; Iowa adopts the NASAA model rule’s merger acquisition broker exemption; Changes its … Continue reading

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In Legal as in Other Business Functions: Match the People You Assign to the Task at Hand (Part II of III)

Part II Match the attorney you pick to the decision-maker you face if a court, regulator, or prosecutor with a distinctive viewpoint will be driving the legal outcome. … An iconic statue of Lady Justice adorns many courthouses. Don’t take … Continue reading

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In Legal as in Other Business Functions: Match the People You Assign to the Task Required (Part I of III)

Part I Where there’s a lot at stake in the matter at hand it’s usually best to ask “Who’s the right lawyer?” — Not: “What’s the best law firm?” … Jane and Susan entered my office: “Jack wants us to … Continue reading

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French struggle to say au revoir to 35-hour law – World business …

A new law that allows French companies to negotiate their way out of a 35-hour work rule is meeting resistance from both workers and the employers it was meant to benefit. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – General … Continue reading

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OCR HIPAA Resolution Agreement Against Bankrupt Business Associate Signals Growing Exposures, Need for Tighter HIPAA Compliance By Health Plans & Business Associates

Health plans and insurers, their service providers that act as business associates within the meaning of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and employer and other health plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and other management leaders should heed the warnings … Continue reading

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