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Rules & Proposals

Rules & Proposals

Accounting & Auditing Update Blog

Treasury, IRS issue proposed regulations on BEAT

Tammy Whitehouse | January 16, 2019

The U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed regulations on the base erosion and anti-abuse tax established under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

News Article

SEC faces lawsuit over ‘gag orders’ in enforcement settlements

Joe Mont | January 16, 2019

The Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, is suing the SEC over the mandatory “gag orders” it has added to its enforcement-based settlement agreements for nearly 40 years.

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Supreme Court will not hear CFPB constitutional challenge

Joe Mont | January 14, 2019

The Supreme Court has declined to hear a years-long lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Warren: Comerica left retirees, veterans vulnerable to fraud

Joe Mont | January 11, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is urging government officials to respond and react to allegations that Social Security beneficiaries were the victims of fraud through their use of a government program administered by Comerica Bank.

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Senate bill would restrict pharmaceutical advertising

Joe Mont | January 11, 2019

Senate Democrats are promoting the End Taxpayer Subsidies for Drug Ads Act, legislation that would prohibit pharmaceutical drug manufacturers from claiming tax deductions for consumer advertising expenses.

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Los Angeles sues Weather Channel app, IBM over location data

Joe Mont | January 10, 2019

The City of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against the operator of the Weather Channel smartphone app—an IBM subsidiary—for “covertly mining the private data of users and selling the information to third parties.”

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Waters: Shutdown is jeopardizing financial markets

Joe Mont | January 10, 2019

As she assumes leadership of the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is arguing that the ongoing government shutdown is harming the SEC and the integrity of U.S. financial markets.

News Article

Pot shops and banks are in the weeds when it comes to compliance

Joe Mont | January 9, 2019

Clashes between state and federal laws are creating regulatory and compliance challenges as pot legalization becomes the norm.

Opinions

Counterpoint: Deregulation aids the majority

Michael Busler | January 8, 2019

Stockton University Professor of Finance Dr. Michael Busler says regulating industry can be very costly to consumers.

Opinions

Point: Regulation is a stabilizing force

Hersh Shefrin | January 8, 2019

Santa Clara University behavioral finance professor Hersh Shefrin says regulation is a remedy for a host of imperfections that interfere with well-functioning markets.