Tag Archives: Certification

IRS Releases Draft FATCA Compliance Certification Forms, Indicates July 1 Deadline May Be Extended by 90 Days

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requires a foreign financial institution to appoint a “Responsible Officer” who is obligated to submit periodic compliance certifications to the Internal Revenue Service attesting to the institution’s compliance with various FATCA duties.  For … Continue reading

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LIBOR Over-the-Counter Plaintiffs Win Class Certification of Price-Fixing Claims Against Banks

Today, United States District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan issued LIBOR VII, in which the court granted class certification under Rule 23(b)(3) to a class of plaintiffs who bought over-the-counter instruments that paid interest in terms of the London Interbank … Continue reading

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FLSA Conditional Certification Standard Bites Plaintiffs

A district court in the Eastern District of Louisiana refused to conditionally certify a class of employees who accused their employer of intentionally underpaying and reducing hours from time records to avoid paying overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act … Continue reading

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February 15 deadline looms for first DFS Cybersecurity Certification

February 15, 2018, is quickly approaching and any entity subject to New York’s cybersecurity regulation (23 NYCRR Part 500) must file its first annual certification of compliance with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) by that date. … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Offers Rare Insight Into What to Focus on When Seeking Appellate Review of a Class Certification Decision Under Rule 23(f)

Earlier this month, the Sixth Circuit issued a two-page decision in In re Marietta Mem. Hosp., No. 17-0312, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 460 (6th Cir. Jan. 8, 2018) without much fanfare.  The Court denied defendants’ petition to appeal the district … Continue reading

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