In this episode of the Hiring to Firing Podcast, hosts Tracey Diamond and Evan Gibbs are joined by Josh Riggs, owner of Social Cannabis, based in Denver, CO. They delve into the complexities of managing employee conduct in the highly regulated cannabis industry and reflect on the evolution of the industry, highlighting its unexpected sophistication and the challenges of compliance with various laws. Tune in for a unique discussion featuring clips from Dave Chappelle’s Half Baked.Continue Reading Managing Employee Compliance in Highly Regulated Industries

In the latest episode of Regulatory Oversight, Troutman Pepper Partner David Dove welcomes Georgia Attorney General (AG) Chris Carr to discuss AG Carr’s unique approach to his role. His work is shaped by his experience in the legislative side and economic development, emphasizing the importance of problem-solving and fostering a pro-business environment in Georgia.Continue Reading Georgia on My Mind: On the Frontlines of Federal Rulemaking With AG Carr

In the latest episode of Regulatory Oversight, Troutman Pepper attorneys Gene Fishel and Joel Lutz welcome guests Aurelia Lewis and Beth Saunders of Lewis Media Partners to discuss evolving privacy laws and their impact on small to mid-sized businesses. Aurelia, as founder and president, and Beth, as vice-president, highlight their wealth of knowledge and experience guiding companies through effective advertising including media channel planning and buying.Continue Reading Decoding Privacy Laws: Insights for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses

This episode of Regulatory Oversight spotlights a recent episode of The Consumer Finance Podcast, “Navigating Facility Relocation: Legal and Practical Considerations,” featuring David Dove from our Regulatory Investigations, Strategy + Enforcement Practice Group. In this episode, podcast host and Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis converses with David about the legal and practical considerations for businesses planning to relocate a facility to a new state. David shares his insights on the various incentives available at the federal, state, and local levels, including grants, tax incentives, and economic development programs. He emphasizes the importance of strategic planning, regulator engagement, and having experienced legal counsel to ensure businesses maximize their opportunities and navigate potential challenges. The discussion provides valuable insights for businesses considering expansion or relocation.Continue Reading Navigating Facility Relocation: Legal and Practical Considerations

In the latest episode of Regulatory Oversight, Troutman Pepper Partner Judy Jagdmann and Counsel Gene Fishel are joined by Sam Kaplan, assistant general counsel for public policy for Palo Alto Networks. They engage in an insightful conversation revolving around the government response to cyber incidents and the potential role of AI in combating cybersecurity threats.Continue Reading Decoding Cyber Threats: Protecting Critical Infrastructure in a Digital World

In the latest episode of Regulatory Oversight, Troutman Pepper Partner Judy Jagdmann is joined by Oregon Attorney General (AG) Ellen Rosenblum to discuss her journey from being a federal prosecutor and state trial and appellate judge, to becoming Oregon’s AG.Continue Reading From the Courtroom to the Capitol: Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum Talks Leadership, Advocacy, and the Journey to Public Service

In the latest episode of Regulatory Oversight, Ashley Taylor is joined by his colleagues Kim Phan and Kristen Eastman to discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) 1033 proposed rule, also known as the Personal Financial Digital Rights rule. This rule, part of the Dodd-Frank Act, aims to place limits on the ability to access consumer data as well as any subsequent uses of such data. It focuses on entities subject to the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Regulation Z, such as depository institutions, credit card companies, and payment processors. The proposed rule requires these entities to make financial records available both to consumers and their authorized third parties.

Continue Reading Exploring the Future of Open Banking: A Discussion on CFPB’s 1033 Proposed Rule