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SVAA audit cites state law violations, conflicts of interestLegislature looks at Utah liquor law changesState Auditor Schweich Releases 2010 Transportation ReportsPoulsbo Police Department makes changes after thefts, audit findsTufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the ...Baltimore's top IT official resigns after NY audit26 legal tips for hotel HR professionalsTufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the ...Prepaid cell phone service providers may not be remitting 911 service charges ...Tufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the ...Audit finds state health plan cheaper for townsTax Authority audited Ne'eman's financesMissouri Audit Criticizes State-Created Insurance FirmAudit reveals issues in school recordsAudit looks at state worker

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Rocket Lawyer Survey Reveals Top Issues for Small Businesses Are Legal and ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

As SMBs enter into new business contracts, hire new employees, and upgrade to new office spaces, entrepreneurs face a wider range of legal issues, like signing contracts, staying compliant with HR laws, and signing commercial leases.more »

International Tax Specialist, Demetri Yatrakis, Joins WeiserMazars LLP's Real ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

In addition, Mr. Yatrakis has extensive experience advising investors on issues related to inbound and real estate investments, including the application of the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act ("FIRPTA") and of the US withholding rules.more »

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SVAA audit cites state law violations, conflicts of interest
Daytona Beach News-JournalFebruary 29, 2012

"Whatever we can do to get the money back, I'm willing to do it." County Manager Jim Dinneen said the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will be getting a copy of the audit while the county finishes its own internal inquiry, which could lead to a ...more »

Legislature looks at Utah liquor law changes
Examiner.comFebruary 29, 2012

A legislative audit uncovered years of unfair purchasing procedures and abuse of the system. SB66, sponsored by Senator John Valentine-R, Orem went through a second reading Wednesday, and adds two members to the liquor control board, ...more »

State Auditor Schweich Releases 2010 Transportation Reports
KOMU-TVFebruary 29, 2012

More than 20 percent of the 171 districts filed financial statements/audit reports with the state auditor's office late or did not file them at all. State law imposes a fine for late report filings but does not designate an agency responsible for ...more »

Poulsbo Police Department makes changes after thefts, audit finds
Kitsap SunFebruary 29, 2012

There were no surprises in the audit, Mayor Becky Erickson said. State law requires cities to request an audit when theft occurs within departments, but Erickson said the city would have asked for the review even without the legal requirement.more »

Tufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

... led to increased risk awareness within their organization; 34% stated that their attitude towards Continuous Compliance had changed as a result, and 54% believe that automating audits would reduce the organization's risk of violating the law.more »

Baltimore's top IT official resigns after NY audit
Wall Street JournalFebruary 29, 2012

AP BALTIMORE — Baltimore's top information technology official has resigned after an audit detailed alleged ethical violations he committed while working for New York state government. The audit says Rico Singleton negotiated a job for his girlfriend ...more »

26 legal tips for hotel HR professionals
Hotel News NowFebruary 29, 2012

Err on the side of coverage when dealing with the new Americans with Disabilities Act definitions surrounding disabilities. SAN FRANCISCO—How many legal tips can a panel of HR practitioners share during a single general session?more »

Tufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the ...
Broadcast NewsroomFebruary 29, 2012

... led to increased risk awareness within their organization; 34% stated that their attitude towards Continuous Compliance had changed as a result, and 54% believe that automating audits would reduce the organization's risk of violating the law.more »

Prepaid cell phone service providers may not be remitting 911 service charges ...
Detroit Free PressFebruary 29, 2012

By Paul Egan LANSING – Providers of prepaid cell phone services in Michigan may not be remitting millions of dollars in 911 service charges, as required by law, according to a state audit released today. Michigan Auditor General Thomas McTavish said ...more »

Tufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)February 29, 2012

... led to increased risk awareness within their organization; 34% stated that their attitude towards Continuous Compliance had changed as a result, and 54% believe that automating audits would reduce the organization's risk of violating the law.more »

Audit finds state health plan cheaper for towns
Press of Atlantic CityFebruary 29, 2012

All four of the audited government entities also failed in some way to comply with state contracting law when procuring health insurance services, the audit found. For example, Haddon Township failed to seek quotes from competing vendors when awarding ...more »

Tax Authority audited Ne'eman's finances
YnetnewsFebruary 29, 2012

The Tax Authority conducted a covert audit of Justice Minister Yaakov Ne'eman's assets and income, Ynet learned Wednesday. The investigation was tied to his time with Herzog, Fox and Ne'eman – one of Israel's largest law firms, and prior to his ...more »

Missouri Audit Criticizes State-Created Insurance Firm
ClaimsJournal.comFebruary 29, 2012

But MEM denies it is a public entity subject to Missouri's open-records-and-meetings law or the state auditor's office. Schweich recommended that lawmakers clarify whether it is appropriate for MEM to continue as a “public corporation” and, if so, ...more »

Audit reveals issues in school records
Opelousas Daily WorldFebruary 29, 2012

The school system has not performed internal audits of school activity funds to make sure they're adhering to school board policies and state law. The central office has begun receiving email backups of each school's accounting files monthly, ...more »

Audit looks at state worker
The AdvocateFebruary 29, 2012

by marsha shuler “By securing excessive payments to contractors with whom he was personally doing business, Mr. Melius may have violated state law.” Legislative audit report A Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism employee may have violated ...more »

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