Tag Archives: Risks

Beware What You Share: Privilege Waiver Risks in Investigations

In responding to regulatory and government investigations, firms are often faced with the question of how to balance the desire to cooperate with the need to preserve privilege over an internal investigation.  Financial institutions face this question additionally in their … Continue reading

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Beware the Risks of Background Checks: Liability Waivers May Violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Beware the Risks of Background Checks: Liability Waivers May Violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act arentfox Wed, 12/27/2017 – 09:33 Read more detail on Recent Advertising Law posts –

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CFTC Customer Advisory for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Trading Risks

Understand the Risks of Virtual Currency Trading The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is issuing this customer advisory to inform the public of possible risks associated with investing or speculating in virtual currencies or recently launched Bitcoin futures and … Continue reading

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Goodlatte’s Online Trafficking Bill Makes Key Improvements, But Risks to Free Speech Persist

Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a markup on HR 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA). The Committee will consider an amendment to the original FOSTA in the form of a substitute … Continue reading

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Don’t Lien on Me: Identification and Mitigation of Maritime Lien Risks in Marine Lease/Loan Transactions

Due to their increasing size, specialization and technological sophistication, today’s vessels present attractive “big-ticket” financing opportunities. However, commercial vessels, regardless of type, will inevitably incur maritime liens, which are priority claims that arise by operation of law, and are enforceable … Continue reading

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