Episode 61 — Drug Pricing: New OIG Guidance Reaffirms the Seven Elements of an Effective Compliance Program
The Latham FPI Guide
Includes the topics that are of most interest to foreign private issuers and their advisors when engaging in US capital markets transactions.
EU Directive on Representative Actions
The Book of Jargon Series – Word of the Day®
The Book of Jargon® is a series of practice area and industry-specific glossaries published by Latham & Watkins.
fresh surface and groundwater, such as the water in freshwater lakes, rivers, and Aquifers. In a marine context, Blue Water refers to the deep blue ocean or open sea.
the leading tenant in a shopping center whose name recognition often attracts other Tenants to the center.
the act of classifying documents in Review Software as responsive, not relevant, Privileged, interesting, etc. In the olden days, lawyers physically applied tags to paper documents one by one. They also had to walk three hours uphill in the snow to work each day, both ways.
Above the Line
refers to items on an Income Statement (or Profit and Loss Statement) which are incurred before the calculation of a company’s gross profit. Above the Line profit is gross operating profit before deduction of certain expenses to give net profit.
similar to a Trademark but used for distinguishing and identifying services rather than goods.
The initiative covers a wide array of insights and guidance for the blockchain ecosystem, while a Latham-led working group explores the convergence of blockchain and AI.
The changes will significantly modernise the regime and enhance consumer protections.
Guidance for the largest US financial institutions is intended to promote climate risk management consistent with general safety and soundness practices.
The priorities highlight emerging and core risk areas for investment advisers, broker-dealers, and other entities, including cybersecurity and crypto assets.
As regulatory thinking evolves, firms must ensure that any current or planned use of AI complies with regulatory expectations.
SFC proposes guidelines for intermediaries conducting and receiving market soundings in securities and capital market transactions.
On October 10, 2023, the SEC adopted amendments to shorten the filing deadlines for initial and amended beneficial ownership reports on Schedules 13D and 13G.
Government plans to add more flexibility to the regime, but its long-term future remains undecided.
The EU regulators are reviewing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation introduced in 2021, exploring the need for potential additional adjustments.