Regulatory Enforcement. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 25, 2017

Many recusals for acting chief of DOJ environment sectionTougher Law Enforcement Marks Trump's First 100 DaysLaw enforcement warns of scam involving jury dutyPoll: Millennials support Trump on trade, law enforcementBipartisan Attorney General Letter Opposes Electric Vehicle Industrial Policy in EPA-VW SettlementCherokee Nation sues pharmacies, drug distributors over opioid epidemicArizona Law Enforcement Promote Recruitment Amid Officer ... - KJZZEscapee who eluded law enforcement in Lakewood standoff apprehendedThe Brexit Checklist: Where the U.K. and EU Currently StandSouth Carolina Regulatory Leader Joins RESAngelina County Sheriff releases name of man killed in early morning SWAT standoffTrust Companies, Banks Should Be Main Haven Targets: EU ReportNavigating AML Maze, Self-Examination Key For FinTech/BanksLocal law enforcement cracking down on distracted drivingSumter County law enforcement to hold joint prayer breakfast | WACH

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Clayton quizzed on potential role as SEC chairman
Compliance Week (subscription)March 27, 2017

... law firm Sullivan & Cromwell and, by many accounts, is a master of corporate deal making with a long and distinguished career advising on public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions, capital markets offerings, and regulatory and ...more »

Brokers riled by overlapping enforcement penalties from multiple regulators
InvestmentNewsMarch 27, 2017

Regulatory overlap and duplication — both in enforcement and rulemaking — was a consistent theme of the gathering. What has the industry on edge are, for example, cases in which both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry ...more »

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Many recusals for acting chief of DOJ environment section
E&E NewsApril 25, 2017

Jeffrey Wood, the acting head of the Justice Department's environmental branch, is having to step aside from dozens of cases facing the government, both because of his past work for an Alabama law firm and Trump administration ethics restrictions ...more »

Tougher Law Enforcement Marks Trump's First 100 Days
NBCNews.comApril 25, 2017

... blocked Trump's first and second versions of an executive order to ban immigration for 90 days from a half dozen countries connected with terrorism. The cases are now on appeal, so it's likely enforcement will remain on hold for at least another ...more »

Law enforcement warns of scam involving jury duty
Fayetteville ObserverApril 25, 2017

The U.S. Marshals is asking the public to be aware of a phone scam involving jury duty. The scammers will call and pose as a U.S. Marshal or a different law enforcement officer, telling victims they've missed federal jury duty, a press release said ...more »

Poll: Millennials support Trump on trade, law enforcement
Washington ExaminerApril 25, 2017

About 48 percent of millennials say they support Trump's efforts to "end the 'anti-police' atmosphere in America and empower law enforcement," while just 24 percent oppose. Millennials may also agree with Trump on fake news. Those polled believe nearly ...more »

Bipartisan Attorney General Letter Opposes Electric Vehicle Industrial Policy in EPA-VW Settlement
Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)April 25, 2017

Where is the appropriation for the resources spent on this oversight? Does it skew prosecutorial discretion—within a strict liability regime for civil air quality enforcement—for the agency to seek industrial policy in settlements pursuant to ...more »

Cherokee Nation sues pharmacies, drug distributors over opioid epidemic
FOX 61April 25, 2017

The Cherokee Nation has accused the companies of not complying with federal drug regulations, which include keeping detailed information on the medications they sell, protecting pills from theft and refusing to fill “suspicious” prescriptions. The ...more »

Arizona Law Enforcement Promote Recruitment Amid Officer ... - KJZZ
KJZZApril 25, 2017

High-ranking officials of three Arizona law-enforcement agencies came together Monday to promote recruitment and explain why there's a need for more officers ...more »

Escapee who eluded law enforcement in Lakewood standoff apprehended
FOX31 DenverApril 25, 2017

DENVER — A Colorado Department of Corrections escapee suspected in several crimes and who eluded law enforcement in a Lakewood standoff was apprehended in Denver late Monday night, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's deputies and ...more »

The Brexit Checklist: Where the U.K. and EU Currently Stand
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

Border Force is the law enforcement command within the Home Office responsible for the security of the UK border by enforcing immigration and customs controls on people and goods entering the UK. Border Force officers work at 140 sea and airports ...more »

South Carolina Regulatory Leader Joins RES
Business Wire (press release)April 25, 2017

Rheta brings unique experience and expertise with all aspects of the regulatory process including permitting, compliance, and enforcement, as well as legislative, external, and stakeholder affairs,” said RES president and CEO, Elliott Bouillion.more »

Angelina County Sheriff releases name of man killed in early morning SWAT standoff
KTREApril 25, 2017

The Angelina County Sheriff's Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, Nacogdoches Police Department SWAT, and Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office were positioned at a staging area near Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Farm to Market Road 842.more »

Trust Companies, Banks Should Be Main Haven Targets: EU Report
Bloomberg BNAApril 25, 2017

The April 24 study for the European Parliament Panama Papers investigative committee also called for the scope of anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist-financing laws to be expanded to cover banks and others intermediaries active in offshore ...more »

Navigating AML Maze, Self-Examination Key For FinTech/Banks
PYMNTS.comApril 25, 2017

In an age where FinTech upstarts, payments companies and banks vie for the same customers, might regulations force them to collaborate? In an interview with PYMNTS' Karen Webster, John Epperson, a Risk Consulting principal ... More information must ...more »

Local law enforcement cracking down on distracted driving
Northwest HeraldApril 25, 2017

Last week, Aldermen Ed Burke and Anthony Beale introduced a resolution for the police department to being looking at using a so-called “Textalyzer” to enforce the city's existing traffic laws or when investigating vehicle incidents. The technology ...more »

Sumter County law enforcement to hold joint prayer breakfast | WACH
WACH.comApril 25, 2017

WACH WACHFox provides coverage of news, sports, weather and local events in the Columbia, South Carolina area, including Lexington, Elgin, Cayce, Chapin ...more »

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