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John M. Garvey, Esq., on In the Matter of Petitions of Qwest Corporation for Forbearance

In In re Petitions of Qwest Corp. for Forbearance , 2008 FCC LEXIS 5585 (July 25, 2008), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) rejected Qwest’s petition under Sec. 10 of the Communications Act of 1934 (1934 Act) to eliminate dominant carrier, unbundled network element (UNE)...

Executive Compensation and the Economic Stimulus Act

The "Treasury Guidelines" and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA") include its own restrictions on compensation in financial firms that receive government aid. Prof. Fanto identifies several uncertainties arising from the Act and the Guidelines. This article...

Backgrounder on the Treasury Department's Public-Private Investment Program

This backgrounder briefly describes the U.S. Treasury Department's latest plan for dealing with the banking and financial crisis, the Public-Private Investment Program. It states in part: On March 23, the U.S. Treasury Department outlined its latest plan for dealing with the banking and financial...

Free Webinar: Introducing the LexisNexis® Compliance Center: The Comprehensive Resource for Meeting Today’s Requirements (20 minutes)

Today, organizations and clients are increasingly aware of the need to implement a rigorous compliance program. The new LexisNexis Compliance Center provides a comprehensive range of resources to create, maintain and prove a culture of compliance at both the state and federal level. Among its many resources...

Thinking About the Criminalization of American Business

One trend in recent years that has been impossible for anyone following the business pages to miss has been the steadily increasing numbers of huge monetary settlements that companies have reached with U.S. regulators and prosecutors. These settlements often involve staggeringly large amounts of money...