Legal Topic: Compliance

Marketing Law: Negative Option Marketing

FTC Cracks Down On Negative Option Marketing

The Federal Trade Commission is responsible for policing marketing campaigns, and one thing they don't allow is negative option marketing schemes.

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FTC Law Blog: Tech Support Scams

The Recent Crackdown on Tech Support Scams

Tech support scams are becoming more and more prevalent. In this blog post, we review some common scams and how to prevent them.

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Tax Law Blog: Offers in Compromise Tax Reduction

Offers in Compromise: Reduce Your Tax Debt

The IRS isn't a malevolent ogre. The agency does understand that people fall on hard times and offers programs to help reduce past tax debt.

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Chicago Law Blog: OVDP Lawyer

Getting Compliant with the OVDP

Parties with overseas bank accounts and financial holdings can't just brush it under the proverbial carpet and hope the IRS doesn't notice.

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Chicago Tax Lawyer Blog: FBAR Disclosures

Consequences of FBAR Non-Compliance

Anyone with more than $10,000 in overseas assets must comply with Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Reporting (FBAR) regulations.

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Internet Law: price scraping legalities

Price Scraping Can Lead To Legal Troubles

Price scraping tools are becoming increasingly popular with online sellers and e-commerce businesses. But can they land you in legal quicksand?

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Chicago Law Blog: FTC v. Qualcomm

FTC v. Qualcomm: FTC Patent Antitrust Claim

The FTC and technology giant Qualcomm once got into a patent antitrust legal battle. Jump in for an infographic explaining the case.

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Chicago Law Blog: Foreign Disclosures

Foreign Disclosures & Tax Law

Do you have more than $10,000 in overseas financial holdings? If so, the U.S. government requires you to report their value and standing annually.

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Chicago Law Blog: FBAR reporting

When Do You Have To File An FBAR?

People who have $10,000 or more in foreign holdings must submit foreign financial holding reports, to the U.S. government, on an annual basis.

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