Keeping busy despite the pandemic, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has promulgated its final rule raising the loan-volume coverage thresholds for financial institutions reporting data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and Regulation C.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the creation of the Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery to aid in crafting strategies and solutions for recovery from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 situation is affecting all businesses, and insurance companies are no exception.
As we work together to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, we are faced with a barrage of new guidance, regulations and mandates.
The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly upended many aspects of the healthcare system, including enforcement of three important federal fraud and abuse laws: the physician self-referral law, commonly known as the “Stark law”; the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS); and a civil monetary penalty ...
This week, Governor Gavin Newsom continued efforts to provide relief for California workers impacted by COVID-19 while beginning the planning process for reopening California’s economy.
This week, California Department of Insurance (CDI) Commissioner Ricardo Lara ordered property casualty insurers to refund insurance premiums to consumers and businesses for the months of March and April due to state and local stay-at-home restrictions.
On April 12, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.16, requiring employees of essential businesses who come into close contact with customers and/or the public to wear face coverings.
As with many government organizations, environmental agencies are continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by taking actions to inhibit the spread of the virus while balancing such measures with agency missions.
At the end of March, President Trump signed into law the third coronavirus stimulus legislation, a $2 trillion package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).