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  • U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers

    U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers| site |








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    (May 14, 2020) - - Today (May 14, 2020), the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. “America’s truckers are doing a heroic job keeping our supply chains open during this unprecedented time and these rules will provide ...
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  • FCC Waives Rules to Promote Connectivity for Hospitals and Students during Coronavirus Pandemic

    Federal Communications Commission Waives Rural Health Care and E-Rate Program Gift Rules to Promote Connectivity for Hospitals and Students during Coronavirus Pandemic| site |



    Waiver Will Enable RHC and E-Rate Program Participants to Obtain Free Broadband Connections and Devices for Telehealth and Remote Learning During COVID-19 Outbreak


    (March 18, 2020) - - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information: WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today announced important changes to the Rural Health Care (RHC) and E-Rate programs that will make it easier for broadband providers to support telehealth and remote learning efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau has waived the gift rules until September 30, 2020 to enable service providers to offer, and RHC and E-Rate program participants to solicit and accept, improved connections...
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  • IRS, Treasury issue Proposed Regulations updating Income Tax Withholding Rules

    IRS, Treasury issue Proposed Regulations updating Income Tax Withholding Rules

    U.S. Internal Revenue Service and the Department of the Treasury issue Proposed Regulations updating Income Tax Withholding Rules| site |




    (February 11, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations updating the federal income tax withholding rules to reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and other legislation.

    In general, the proposed regulations, available now in the Federal Register, are designed to accommodate the redesigned Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate, to be used starting in 2020, and the related tables and computational procedures in Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods. The proposed regulations and related guidance do not require employees to furnish a new Form W-4 solely because of the redesign of the Form
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  • Agencies extend Comment Period for Proposed Rule to amend Swap Margin Rules

    Agencies extend Comment Period for Proposed Rule to amend Swap Margin Rules

    Agencies extend Comment Period for Proposed Rule to amend Swap Margin Rules | site |



    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    Farm Credit Administration
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Federal Housing Finance Agency
    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency




    (December 20, 2019) - - Today (December 20, 2019), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information:

    Five federal agencies today announced they will reopen and extend until January 23, 2020, the comment period on a proposal to change swap margin rules to facilitate the implementation of prudent risk management strategies at certain banks and swap entities.

    The agencies extended the comment period to allow interested persons more time to analyze the issues and prepare their comments, which were originally due by December 9, 2019.

    Federal Register notice
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  • Federal Communications Commission Proposes new Rules to Remove Bad Actors from Commission Programs

    Federal Communications Commission Proposes new Rules to Remove Bad Actors from Commission Programs | site |



    Agency Would Have Improved Tools to Protect Its Universal Service & Accessible Communications Funds



    (November 25, 2019) - - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information:

    WASHINGTON, November 22, 2019—The Federal Communications Commission today began a rulemaking which would adopt new procedures to protect federal funds from misuse. The proposed rules would provide the agency with broader and more flexible authority to promptly remove bad actors from participation in the Universal Service Fund (USF), the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund, and the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. The proposal would align FCC rules with the Office of Management and Budget’s Guidelines to Agencies on Government Debarment and Suspension. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ...
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  • Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Approve Procedural Amendments to Hart-Scott-Rodino Rules for Foreign Entities

    Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Approve Procedural Amendments to Hart-Scott-Rodino Rules for Foreign Entities | site |



    (November 8, 2019) - - Today (November 8, 2019), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information: The Federal Trade Commission, with the concurrence of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, has published in the Federal Register proposed amendments that clarify whether a transaction is exempt from premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act because the entity involved is foreign. Determining whether an entity is a foreign person or issuer is often a necessary first step in analyzing whether the entity must file premerger notification or is exempt from those filing requirements. Under the current Hart-Scott-Rodino Rules, the determination often relies on the location of the entity’s “principal offices,” a term that has not previously been defined in the Rules. Under th...
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission  Adopts New Rules and Amendments under Title VII of Dodd-Frank

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts New Rules and Amendments under Title VII of Dodd-Frank| site |


    (September 19, 2019) - - Today (September 19, 2019), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published the following information: Washington D.C., Sept. 19, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it took a significant step toward establishing the regulatory regime for security-based swap dealers by adopting a package of rules and rule amendments under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). These actions establish recordkeeping and reporting requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants and amend the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for broker-dealers. Under these rules, these companies will be required to create and retain fundamental business records to document and track their operations, facilitating the Commiss...
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  • Trump Administration Issues Final Rules Protecting Conscience Rights in Health Insurance

    Trump Administration Issues Final Rules Protecting Conscience Rights in Health Insurance



    (November 7, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information:

    Today, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor released two final rules to provide conscience protections for Americans who have a religious or moral objection to health insurance that covers contraception methods. Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover certain “preventative services” – which were defined through guidance by the Obama Administration as including all contraception methods approved by the Food and Drug Administration, including methods viewed by many as abortifacients, and sterilization procedures. In October 2017, the Trump Administration issued two interim final rules...
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  • Fact Sheet - - - Final Rules on Religious and Moral Exemptions and Accommodation for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act

    Fact Sheet: Final Rules on Religious and Moral Exemptions and Accommodation for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act


    On November 7, 2018 the Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor (the Departments) announced two final rules, on display at the Federal Register, that provide conscience protections to Americans who have a religious or moral objection to health insurance that covers contraceptive methods, including certain contraceptives that many view as abortifacients, and/or sterilization procedures.

    Background
    • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not require contraceptive coverage in health insurance. It did not require the government to violate religious or moral objections to providing or purchasing such coverage. In addition, it exempted plans grandfathered under the ACA – which cover millions of women – from being required
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Rules to Modernize Property Disclosures Required for Mining Registrants

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Rules to Modernize Property Disclosures Required for Mining Registrants




    Washington, DC - - (October 31, 2018) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced that it has voted to adopt amendments to modernize the property disclosure requirements for mining registrants, and related guidance, under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The amendments will provide investors with a more comprehensive understanding of a registrant’s mining properties, which should help them make more informed investment decisions. The amendments also will more closely align the Commission’s disclosure requirements and policies for mining properties with current industry and global regulatory practices and standards. Under the final rules, a registrant with material mining operations must disclose specified i...
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  • Agencies Propose Rule to Update Calculation of Derivative Contract Exposure Amounts under Regulatory Capital Rules

    Agencies Propose Rule to Update Calculation of Derivative Contract Exposure Amounts under Regulatory Capital Rules




    (October 30, 2018) - - Three federal banking agencies on Tuesday invited public comment on a proposal to update their standards for how firms measure counterparty credit risk posed by derivative contracts under the agencies' regulatory capital rules. The proposed changes are designed to better reflect the current derivatives market and incorporate risks observed during the 2007-2008 financial crisis. The proposal, jointly issued by the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, would provide the "standardized approach for measuring counterparty credit risk," also known as "SA-CCR" as an alternative approach to the agencies' current exposure methodology, or CEM, for calculating derivative exposure un...
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  • Allegiant Air and Hawaiian Airlines Fined for Violating Airline Consumer Protection Rules

    Allegiant Air and Hawaiian Airlines Fined for Violating Airline Consumer Protection Rules




    Washington, DC - - (April 13, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined Allegiant Air $250,000 and Hawaiian Airlines $125,000 for violating the Department’s airline consumer protections rules. DOT’s Aviation Enforcement Office found that Allegiant Air failed to provide passengers with disabilities adequate and timely assistance in moving within airport terminals, and did not adequately respond to complaints filed by passengers with disabilities. In addition, Allegiant failed to provide timely responses to consumer complaints and failed to make prompt refunds to consumers when they were due. The Department found that Hawaiian Airlines failed to provide adequate responses to individuals with disabilities who filed written complaints about damage to their assistive devi...
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  • U.S. Internal Revenue Service Reminds International Taxpayers of Tax Obligations - - Clarifies Rules for Tax Withholding Agents

    U.S. Internal Revenue Service Reminds International Taxpayers of Tax Obligations; Clarifies Rules for Tax Withholding Agents





    March 1, 2017


    Washington, DC - - (February 23, 2017) - - The Internal Revenue Service today reminded non-U.S. citizens who may have taxable income, such as international students and scholars who may be working or receiving scholarship funds, that they may have special requirements to file a U.S. tax return.

    The IRS also reminded withholding agents -- such as payroll professionals or universities -- that accurately filed Forms 1042-S help speed any refunds due to their non-U.S. citizen taxpayers. Errors on forms or returns could result in some refunds being delayed.

    What Non-U.S. Citizen Taxpayers Must Do The Internal Revenue Code generally requires non-U.S. citizens, whom the code defines as either resident or non-resident aliens, who are engaged in a trade or business within the
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    U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers
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    U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers| site |








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    (May 14, 2020) - - Today (May 14, 2020), the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. “America’s truckers are doing a heroic job keeping our supply chains open during this unprecedented time and these rules will provide ...
    05-23-2020, 07:00 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    FCC Waives Rules to Promote Connectivity for Hospitals and Students during Coronavirus Pandemic
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    Federal Communications Commission Waives Rural Health Care and E-Rate Program Gift Rules to Promote Connectivity for Hospitals and Students during Coronavirus Pandemic| site |



    Waiver Will Enable RHC and E-Rate Program Participants to Obtain Free Broadband Connections and Devices for Telehealth and Remote Learning During COVID-19 Outbreak


    (March 18, 2020) - - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information: WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today announced important changes to the Rural Health Care (RHC) and E-Rate programs that will make it easier for broadband providers to support telehealth and remote learning efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau has waived the gift rules until September 30, 2020 to enable service providers to offer, and RHC and E-Rate program participants to solicit and accept, improved connections...
    03-18-2020, 10:46 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    IRS, Treasury issue Proposed Regulations updating Income Tax Withholding Rules
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Internal Revenue Service and the Department of the Treasury issue Proposed Regulations updating Income Tax Withholding Rules| site |




    (February 11, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations updating the federal income tax withholding rules to reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and other legislation.

    In general, the proposed regulations, available now in the Federal Register, are designed to accommodate the redesigned Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate, to be used starting in 2020, and the related tables and computational procedures in Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods. The proposed regulations and related guidance do not require employees to furnish a new Form W-4 solely because of the redesign of the Form
    ...
    02-12-2020, 04:46 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Agencies extend Comment Period for Proposed Rule to amend Swap Margin Rules
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Agencies extend Comment Period for Proposed Rule to amend Swap Margin Rules | site |



    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    Farm Credit Administration
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Federal Housing Finance Agency
    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency




    (December 20, 2019) - - Today (December 20, 2019), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information:

    Five federal agencies today announced they will reopen and extend until January 23, 2020, the comment period on a proposal to change swap margin rules to facilitate the implementation of prudent risk management strategies at certain banks and swap entities.

    The agencies extended the comment period to allow interested persons more time to analyze the issues and prepare their comments, which were originally due by December 9, 2019.

    Federal Register notice
    ...
    01-10-2020, 05:18 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission Proposes new Rules to Remove Bad Actors from Commission Programs
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission Proposes new Rules to Remove Bad Actors from Commission Programs | site |



    Agency Would Have Improved Tools to Protect Its Universal Service & Accessible Communications Funds



    (November 25, 2019) - - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information:

    WASHINGTON, November 22, 2019—The Federal Communications Commission today began a rulemaking which would adopt new procedures to protect federal funds from misuse. The proposed rules would provide the agency with broader and more flexible authority to promptly remove bad actors from participation in the Universal Service Fund (USF), the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund, and the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. The proposal would align FCC rules with the Office of Management and Budget’s Guidelines to Agencies on Government Debarment and Suspension. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ...
    11-25-2019, 09:49 PM

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