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EEOC Charges Overall Down, But Sexual Harassment Charges Increased

The number of workplace discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during Fiscal Year 2018 (which ended September 30, 2018) declined to the lowest level since FY 2006, according the EEOC’s recent statistical release. But while the  … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Research: Accounting-Related Securities Suit Filings and Settlements Increased in 2018

Driven by a general overall increase in the number of securities class action lawsuit filings, as well as by an increase in the number of M&A-related lawsuits involving accounting allegations, the total number of securities class action lawsuits involving accounting … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Research: Securities Suit Settlement Size Increased in 2018

Aggregate, average and median securities class action lawsuit settlement amounts all rose in 2018, according to the latest report from Cornerstone Research. The 2018 total settlement amount of just over $5 billion dollars is substantially higher than the prior year … Continue reading

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FTC announces increased HSR thresholds for 2019

On February 15, 2019 the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the annual increased reporting thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (“HSR Act”) of 1976, as amended. Under the HSR Act, if certain thresholds are hit, parties proposing a merger … Continue reading

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FBAR Regulation – IRS wins on Issue of Increased Willfulness Penalty

FBAR Regulation – IRS wins on Issue of Increased Willfulness Penalty – Golding & Golding FBAR Regulation. In 2019, the Court ruled in favor of the IRS regarding willfulness, and that the IRS revised FBAR statute trumps the old regulation … Continue reading

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