Governmental Relations



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Holtzman, Elizabeth
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
eholtzman@herrick.com


Governmental Relations


Contact: Carlile Patchen & Murphy (Columbus, Ohio)

If your organization conducts background checks on applicants or employees, you may have heard that, as of January 1, 2013, you must use new forms in order to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  The FCRA previously fell under the enforcement authority of the Federal Trade Commission, but now is administered by the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Read more: Legal Update Regarding Background Checking


Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment; Erdem & Erdem (Turkey)

“The Notification Law and Law with regard to Amendments to Certain Laws” (“Law”) entered into force by being publishing in the Official Gazette dated 19.01.2011 and numbered 27820.

Read more: Major Amendments in the Notification Law of Turkey


Contact: Süleyman Sevinç; Erdem & Erdem (Turkey)

According to Article 9 of the Civil Procedure Code (“CPC”) of 18 June 1927 numbered 1086, which is still in force and which will remain in force until 1 October 2011, all lawsuits are to be

Read more: Jurisdiction Agreement for Turkey


By: Jahna M. Hartwig and  Jill A. Grabowski
Williams Mullen (North Carolina and Virginia, USA)

Three industry leaders representing the aerospace and defense industries testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs this week.  Their message was united in their plea to change the existing

Read more: Congressional Hearing Highlights Damage to U.S. Economy Caused By Current U.S. Export Control System