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The likely next chair of the House Financial Services Committee and nearly two dozen other Democrats urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new director on Friday to proactively supervise firms for compliance with servicemember lending rules, calling her predecessor’s reported pullback plans "nothing less than a dereliction of duty."
A ground services company at John F. Kennedy International Airport agreed Thursday to pay $12.3 million to settle claims it paid kickbacks for contracts with British Airways and others at Kennedy and airports across the country, according to the New York State Attorney General’s Office.
New York's attorney general's office announced Friday that it has settled cases with five companies, including Equifax Consumer Services LLC and Priceline.com LLC, whose mobile apps had security gaps that could have allowed hackers to intercept users' credit card and Social Security numbers.
Nonprofit organizations struggling to comply with a new tax on parking and public transit benefits for their employees received three pieces of somewhat good news on Dec. 10. Attorneys at Venable LLP provide the details.
On Dec. 3, the U.S. Department of Defense issued its broad "Other Transactions" guide for these sparsely regulated arrangements, defined in the negative as other than procurement contracts, grants or cooperative agreements. Though not mandatory, the guidance covers the waterfront of DOD's tools, providing helpful examples, definition and context, say attorneys at Arnold & Porter.