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  • FCC Announces Inquiry into Wireless Providers' Compliance with 911 Location Accuracy Rules

    Federal Communications Commission Announces Inquiry into Wireless Providers' Compliance with 911 Location Accuracy Rules | site |


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] statement release dated: April 2, 2021) Washington, April 2, 2021 - - Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced that the Federal Communication Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is conducting an inquiry into several wireless providers’ compliance with FCC rules that require them to start delivering 911 callers’ vertical location information by April 3, 2021. Vertical location information can help first responders save lives by finding 911 wireless callers quickly and accurately, even in multi-story buildings. “Today we are taking action to ensure that wireless providers deliver on their public safety obligations,” said Rosenworcel. “The FCC adopted comprehensive rules to improve location information for 911 wireless calls back in 2015. But there...
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  • FDIC Issues List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance

    FDIC Issues List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issues List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance | site |



    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation press release dated: February 4, 2021)


    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in November 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit needs, including those of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations. As part of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Congress mandated the public disclosure of an evaluation and rating for each bank or thrift that undergoes a CRA examination on or after July 1, 1990. You may obtain a consolidated list of all state nonme...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Revises Interpretation, issues new Guidance clarifying Filing, Compliance Requirements in H-1B Visa Program

    U.S. Department of Labor Revises Interpretation, issues new Guidance clarifying Filing, Compliance Requirements in H-1B Visa Program | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Labor press release dated: January 15, 2021)

    Washington, DC - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and Wage and Hour Division (WHD) today announced a new interpretation of their regulations and accompanying guidance in ongoing efforts to protect American jobs and ensure employers pay temporary foreign workers admitted under the H-1B visa program as the law requires.

    ETA’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is revising its interpretation of its regulations concerning which employers of H-1B workers must file a Labor Condition Application (LCA). OFLC now interprets its regulations to require all common-law employers of H-1B workers, including any secondary employers who meet the common-law test,
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  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance | site |



    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] press release dated: January 4, 2021)

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in October 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit needs, including those of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations. As part of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Congress mandated the public disclosure of an evaluation and rating for each bank or thrift that undergoes a CRA examination on or after July 1, 1990. You may obtai...
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  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance | site |


    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation press release: December 4, 2020) The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in September 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit needs, including those of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations. As part of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Congress mandated the public disclosure of an evaluation and rating for each bank or thrift that undergoes a CRA examination on or after July 1, 1990. You may obtain a ...
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  • HHS Finalizes Good Guidance Practices Rule and Issues Advisory Opinion Regarding Compliance with Notice-and-Comment Obligations

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Finalizes Good Guidance Practices Rule and Issues Advisory Opinion Regarding Compliance with Notice-and-Comment Obligations | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release: December 3, 2020)

    Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a Good Guidance Practices rule to help ensure that the public receives appropriate notice of new guidance documents and that HHS guidance documents do not impose obligations on regulated parties that are not already reflected in statutes or regulations. This final rule implements Executive Order 13891 and is part of a broader regulatory reform initiative within HHS. The Good Guidance Practices regulation clarifies HHS’s obligations under the Administrative Procedure Act and enhances how HHS issues and maintains guidance documents. The rule requires all guidance documents issued after the rule’s ef
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  • EPA at 50 - - - Celebrating a Legacy of Enforcement and Compliance Achievements

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at 50: Celebrating a Legacy of Enforcement and Compliance Achievements | site |


    (November 10, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON (November 10, 2020) — This month, as part of its 50th anniversary commemoration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) is highlighting the historic contributions of its programs.

    “Over its 50-year history, EPA’s enforcement and compliance work has played an integral and important role in support of EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment,” said EPA OECA Assistant Administrator Susan Bodine. “This month we celebrate and recognize the contributions of our programs by highlighting some of the many successes over the last 50 years.”

    Ensuring compliance with environmental laws is a central part of EPA's Strategic
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  • SEC Publishes Notice of German Substituted Compliance Application and Proposed Order

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Publishes Notice of German Substituted Compliance Application and Proposed Order| site |


    (November 9, 2020) - - On November 9, 2020 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published the following information: Washington D.C., Nov. 9, 2020 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to publish a notice of a substituted compliance application by Germany’s Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) as well as a proposed order that would conditionally provide substituted compliance for German firms that are registered with the Commission as security-based swap dealers and security-based swap participants. These are the latest of a series of actions that the Commission has taken to stand up Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, including cross-border regulation. Substituted compliance is an alternative method by which the Commission can allow non-U.S. deal...
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  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces 45-Day Compliance Deadline Extension for Providers

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces 45-Day Compliance Deadline Extension for Providers| site |



    (May 22, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing a 45 day deadline extension for providers who are receiving payments from the Provider Relief Fund to accept the Terms and Conditions for Provider Relief Fund payments. This announcement means providers have now been granted 90 days from the date they received a payment to accept HHS Terms and Conditions or return the funds. HHS, alongside other federal agencies, has been working day and night to support local communities and has taken action to help our healthcare system respond quickly and effectively to this pandemic. The department has kept an open line of communication with our heroic frontline providers and is being responsive to their request for ad...
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces New, Proactive Civil Rights Compliance Center within Office for Civil Rights

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Announces New, Proactive Civil Rights Compliance Center within Office for Civil Rights | site |



    'OPEN Center' will focus on Outreach, Prevention, Education and Non-discrimination to Promote Equal Access in Education


    (January 21, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Education published the following information: WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education will launch the Outreach, Prevention, Education and Non-discrimination (OPEN) Center to focus on proactive compliance with federal civil rights laws. The OPEN Center will provide assistance and support to schools, educators, families, and students to ensure better awareness of the requirements and protections of federal non-discrimination laws. "The creation of the OPEN Center is yet another example of this Department's focus on supporting school distr...
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Announces 2020 Examination Priorities

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Announces 2020 Examination Priorities | site |



    (January 7, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published the following information: Washington D.C., Jan. 7, 2020 — The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) today announced its 2020 examination priorities. OCIE publishes its examination priorities annually to enhance the transparency of its examination program and to provide insights into its risk-based approach, including the areas it believes present potential risks to investors and the integrity of the U.S. capital markets. “OCIE’s 2020 examination priorities identify key areas of risk, both existing and emerging, that we expect self-regulatory organizations (SROs), clearing firms, investment advisers and other market participants to identify and mitigate. I applaud OCIE’s thou...
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  • Federal Trade Commission Issues Opinion and Order Against Cambridge Analytica For Deceiving Consumers

    Federal Trade Commission Issues Opinion and Order Against Cambridge Analytica For Deceiving Consumers About the Collection of Facebook Data, Compliance with EU-U.S. Privacy Shield | site |



    (December 6, 2019) - - Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information: The Federal Trade Commission issued an Opinion finding that the data analytics and consulting company Cambridge Analytica, LLC engaged in deceptive practices to harvest personal information from tens of millions of Facebook users for voter profiling and targeting. The Opinion also found that Cambridge Analytica engaged in deceptive practices relating to its participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework. In an administrative complaint filed in July, FTC staff alleged that Cambridge Analytica and its then-CEO Alexander Nix and app developer Aleksandr Kogan deceived consumers. Nix and Kogan agreed to settle the FTC’s allegations. Cambridge Analytica, which filed for bankrup
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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration says Enforcement and Compliance Increases in 2019

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration says Enforcement and Compliance Increases in 2019 | site |



    OSHA says it is to keep America’s workforce safe


    (December 3, 2019) - - Today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) fiscal year (FY) 2019 final statistics show a significant increase in the number of inspections and a record amount of compliance assistance to further the mission of ensuring that employers provide workplaces free of hazards. OSHA’s enforcement activities reflect the Department’s continued focus on worker safety. Federal OSHA conducted 33,401 inspections—more inspections than the previous three years –addressing violations related to trenching, falls, chemical exposure, silica and other hazards. In FY19, OSHA provided a record 1,392,611 workers with train
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources To Secure Employee Benefits

    U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources To Secure Employee Benefits



    Washington, DC - - (October 24, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has developed compliance assistance resources to help protect employee benefits. EBSA's goal is to help workers by restoring plan assets and securing the payment of promised benefits, and to help employee benefit officials understand the law. These tools give employee benefit plans the ability to self-correct violations, and further the goals of the Department's recently announced Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) to encourage and facilitate compliance.

    The Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program explains what corrective action is required and provides a mechanism for relief from enforcement actions and excise taxes under the Internal Revenue Code for 19 separate
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Compliance Assistance Tools To Assist New and Small Businesses

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Compliance Assistance Tools To Assist New and Small Businesses




    Washington, DC - - (October 17, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of the New and Small Business Assistance and the Compliance Assistance Toolkits webpages. These new online tools assist American small businesses and workers with simple, straightforward resources that provide critical Wage and Hour Division (WHD) information, as well as links to other resources. The webpages were established in response to feedback received from new and small business stakeholders voicing their need for a centralized location to secure the tools and information they need to comply with federal labor laws. These new webpages provide the most relevant publications and answer the questions most frequently asked by new and small business owners. These tools, in conjunction...
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    FCC Announces Inquiry into Wireless Providers' Compliance with 911 Location Accuracy Rules
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    Federal Communications Commission Announces Inquiry into Wireless Providers' Compliance with 911 Location Accuracy Rules | site |


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] statement release dated: April 2, 2021) Washington, April 2, 2021 - - Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced that the Federal Communication Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is conducting an inquiry into several wireless providers’ compliance with FCC rules that require them to start delivering 911 callers’ vertical location information by April 3, 2021. Vertical location information can help first responders save lives by finding 911 wireless callers quickly and accurately, even in multi-story buildings. “Today we are taking action to ensure that wireless providers deliver on their public safety obligations,” said Rosenworcel. “The FCC adopted comprehensive rules to improve location information for 911 wireless calls back in 2015. But there...
    04-08-2021, 04:23 AM
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    FDIC Issues List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance
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    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issues List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance | site |



    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation press release dated: February 4, 2021)


    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in November 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit needs, including those of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations. As part of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Congress mandated the public disclosure of an evaluation and rating for each bank or thrift that undergoes a CRA examination on or after July 1, 1990. You may obtain a consolidated list of all state nonme...
    02-09-2021, 03:59 PM
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    U.S. Department of Labor Revises Interpretation, issues new Guidance clarifying Filing, Compliance Requirements in H-1B Visa Program
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Revises Interpretation, issues new Guidance clarifying Filing, Compliance Requirements in H-1B Visa Program | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Labor press release dated: January 15, 2021)

    Washington, DC - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and Wage and Hour Division (WHD) today announced a new interpretation of their regulations and accompanying guidance in ongoing efforts to protect American jobs and ensure employers pay temporary foreign workers admitted under the H-1B visa program as the law requires.

    ETA’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is revising its interpretation of its regulations concerning which employers of H-1B workers must file a Labor Condition Application (LCA). OFLC now interprets its regulations to require all common-law employers of H-1B workers, including any secondary employers who meet the common-law test,
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    01-19-2021, 10:59 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance | site |



    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] press release dated: January 4, 2021)

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in October 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit needs, including those of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations. As part of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Congress mandated the public disclosure of an evaluation and rating for each bank or thrift that undergoes a CRA examination on or after July 1, 1990. You may obtai...
    01-05-2021, 03:24 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issues List of Banks Examined for Community Reinvestment Act Compliance | site |


    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation press release: December 4, 2020) The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in September 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit needs, including those of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations. As part of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Congress mandated the public disclosure of an evaluation and rating for each bank or thrift that undergoes a CRA examination on or after July 1, 1990. You may obtain a ...
    12-06-2020, 04:34 AM

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