|Venable attorneys produce periodic alerts and newsletters covering a variety of topics and practice areas. For your convenience, we have assembled below a collection of the latest alerts and newsletters from September 2016.|
FLSA Overtime Exemptions Take Effect on December 1: What Does This Mean for Your Employee Benefit Plans?
The Department of Labor's revisions to the FLSA's "white collar" and "highly compensated" overtime exemptions take effect on December 1, 2016. As we have explained in earlier alerts, these changes may require substantial revisions to employers' compensation-related practices. However, employers must also consider the ways in which the new rules will affect their employee benefit plans.
Fund Forum – September 2016
This issue of Venable's Fund Forum provides (i) an international view of firm culture and regulation, (ii) a case summary of the Third Circuit's extension of the definition of investment adviser, (iii) guidance to investors on the new requirements for algorithmic traders, (iv) a summary of the new investment advisers modernization act for private equity firms, and (v) a synopsis of the SEC's final rule adopting amendments to Form ADV and other SEC rules.
A Look Inside the Official CFPB Enforcement Policies and Procedures Manual
Since its launch in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed a reputation for its aggressive investigation and litigation tactics. The Bureau's Enforcement Policies and Procedures Manual for its enforcement staff provides a peek behind the curtain at how CFPB enforcement actions unfold.