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When Are Section 19 Applications Required?

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in November issued modifications to its Statement of Policy (SOP) for applications made under Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (FDIC). Section 19 prohibits a person convicted of any criminal offense involving dishonesty, breach of trust, money laundering, or who has entered into a pretrial diversion or […]

Chicago’s Rideshare Debate: Is New Ordinance ‘Overregulation’ or Welcome Change?

Chicago’s new rideshare ordinance, which will force companies such as Uber X, Lyft and Sidecar to adhere to regulations such as background checks, driver training and vehicle insurance and inspections, is expected to go into effect late August. Rideshare drivers and taxi drivers don’t see eye to eye about the implications of the regulations. Neither […]

California Increases Regulation of Home Care Agencies

On the heels of the U.S. Department of Labor’s expansion of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime rules to home care workers, California home care agencies will face another challenge with the recent passage of the Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act. This law provides for the licensure and regulation of home […]

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