JD Supra Corporate Brief: Child Labor, Whistleblower Protections, Swiss Banks, FATCA Compliance

Turns out that when he wasn’t developing the general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein also invented … a refrigerator. Here’s the patent to prove it, granted November 11, 1930.

Complying with child and forced labor laws around the world is more than good business sense – it’s also the right thing to do… (Cheryl Behymer and Celia Joseph at Fisher & Phillips)

The Senate just voted to strengthen whistleblower protections in criminal antitrust cases… (Sigal Mandelker at Proskauer)

The New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and other recent employment law developments… (Skadden Arps)

It looks like President Obama wants the Consumer Product Safety Commission back at full five-member strength… (Matthew Howsare at Mintz Levin)

Swiss banks have less than two months to come clean on undisclosed accounts before the DOJ’s Program for Non-Prosecution or Non-Target Letters expires… (Latham & Watkins)

Are you insured against class action claims arising from the California “unauthorized recording” statute? (King & Spalding)

Financial regulators think broker-dealers aren’t doing enough to manage conflicts of interest… (Bettina Eckerle)

The SEC is beefing up its risk and examinations office… (Michael Dana, Peter Fetzer, and Terry Nelson at Foley & Lardner)

Non-US banks have until July 1, 2014 to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)… (Michael Greenberg, Witold Jurewicz, and Michael Legamaro at DLA Piper)

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