Tag Archives: Matters

How Insurance Companies Distance Themselves from Agents (And Why It Matters)

Reading through contracts, especially lengthy insurance ones, can be time consuming. Many policies contain confusing language, terms of art, and often include supplemental riders that change the terms or definitions contained in the main body of the policy.  But if … Continue reading

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EBA letter regarding its opinion and report on matters relating to the regulatory perimeter under the CRD IV / CRR

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a letter from its chairperson, Andrea Enria, to Oliver Guersent, European Commission Director-General, DG FISMA, on the regulatory perimeter under the CRD IV / CRR. The letter is in response to Mr Guersent’s … Continue reading

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FTC Orders – Doesn’t Warn – Bollman Hat Company to Cease Deceptive “Made in USA” Claims, Licensing “American Made Matters” Seal to Others without Proper Vetting

As we reported a few months ago, the FTC has increased its enforcement of its “Made in USA” requirements – typically through warning letters rather than formal administrative or legal proceedings. This week’s proposed Consent Order against Bollman Hat Company … Continue reading

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What We Now Know We Didn’t Know about Tax Evasion (and Why it Matters)

Annette Alstadsæter, Niels Johannesen & Gabriel Zucman, Tax Evasion and Inequality, NBER Working Paper No. 23772 (2017). Omri Marian Over the past several years, a series of leaks related to offshore tax avoidance and evasion (SwissLeaks, LuxLeaks, the Panama Papers, … Continue reading

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Why Office Style Matters to Clients

Think back to your first visit at a new dentist. What was on the walls? Were the chairs new? Was it clean? First impressions are important and they impact decision-making. In fact, studies show that humans make judgements in seconds. … Continue reading

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