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Women in Law Empowerment Forum awarded Schiff Hardin its 2015 Gold Standard in Recognition of Integration of Women in the Firm for the 3rd straight year. Schiff Hardin was one of only eight firms in the nation to earn a perfect score.
Merger review has long been the aspect of antitrust law most visible in the general media – and the run-up to the November election was no exception.
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Regardless of any potential Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) overhaul, financial institutions that offer or provide products or services directly or indirectly to consumers still face challenges complying with consumer laws.
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Prices provide crucial information to buyers and sellers, and so have always been critical to a competitive economy and antitrust law.
On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) officially extended the applicability date of the Fiduciary Conflict of Interest Rule for Retirement Investment Advice (Fiduciary Rule) and the Best Interest Contract (BIC) and the Principal Transaction class exemptions from April 10, 2017, to June 9, 2017.
On top of addressing general cybersecurity concerns, financial institutions must also minimize the risk of a data breach that could compromise customer financial or personally identifiable information.
As valuations and capital increase as a result of the improving economy, institutions are busy assessing and preparing for capital needs.
Antitrust law has always been concerned about certain types of collaboration among competitors – but it has at times acknowledged that benchmarking, joint ventures, and information exchanges can promote competition if done properly.
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On March 27, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari to decide whether a public reporting company can be held liable for damages under Rule 10b-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 for failure to include a disclosure mandated by an SEC rule.