The U.S. Department of the Treasury has finally regulations to deal with so-called microcaptive transactions.
Microcaptives are, for the most part, insurance companies that attempt to qualify for treatment under section 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code by way of a shared risk-pool arrangement which only superficially provides risk sharing and risk distribution for tax purposes, and whose real purpose is to provide inflated deductions for the businesses that the microcaptives are insuring.
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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has recently supercharged the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s Safeguards Rule for financial institutions under its jurisdiction. The Safeguards Ruleimposes data security standards for consumer nonpublic person information obtained and created by financial institutions subject to the FTC’s Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act jurisdiction. The FTC finalized its proposed update to the Safeguards Rule on October 28, 2021, which was originally published for rule-making in March 2019 and then further developed during an FTC workshop in July 2020. After a lengthy gestation period, the new revised rule became effective January 10, 2022, and requires compliance by December 9, 2022.
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The Federal Trade Commission rejected request by the National Automobile Dealers Association, National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and American International Automobile Dealers Association for more time to comment on the agency’s proposed rules on their industry’s advertising and F&I practices.