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SEC Proposes Offering Reforms for Business Development Companies and Registered Closed-End Funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose rule amendments to implement certain provisions of the Small Business Credit Availability Act and the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.  The proposal would improve access to capital and facilitate investor … Continue reading

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It’s Back — DOL Proposes New FLSA Overtime Rule with No Impact in CA

Do you remember all of the hoopla back in 2016 when the Department of Labor published new overtime rules, and then at the last minute, after everyone did audits (and many reclassified), the rule was halted?  We wrote about it … Continue reading

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Florida Legislature Proposes State Biometric Information Privacy Act

The regular session of the Florida Legislature began on March 5, 2019. Over the course of the 60 day session, the Legislature will consider a number of bills on a variety of topics. Among the measures that will be considered … Continue reading

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Department Of Labor Proposes to Increase the Minimum Salary to Qualify for FLSA Overtime Exemptions

This Special Bulletin was authored by Tony G. Carvalho. On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that, if implemented, will affect the minimum wage and overtime-exempt status of many employees under the … Continue reading

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FTC Proposes Amendments to Safeguards Rule to Track NY DFS Cybersecurity Regulation (and amendments to its Privacy Rule)

As we’ve been predicting, including here, the Cybersecurity Regulation adopted by the NY DFS for insurance, banking and other financial services continues to drive the conversation in the U.S.  The latest manifestation is the FTC proposal, announced March 5, 2019, … Continue reading

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