May 17, 2021
- This Is Labor in California, Episode 6: Where Safety Meets Labor [... by: Maria Anastas and Daniel A. Adlong
- TCPA Regulatory Update — Commission Seeks Input on Protective Order... by: Russell H. Fox and Jonathan P. Garvin
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Changes National Interest... by: Jennifer Cory and Susan Waller Ramos
- New Mandatory Retirement Plan Requirement for Certain New York City... by: Melissa Ostrower and Robert R. Perry
- May’s International Brain Injury Association Journal Studies by: Bruce H. Stern
- The European Commission’s Proposal for Regulating Foreign Subsidies... by: Edoardo Gambaro and Massimiliano Pizzonia
- CPW Recap: The Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (H.R. 2668) by: Raisa Dyadkina
- Significant Updates to Cal/OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standards on... by: David B. Chidlaw and Brian S. Fong
- EPA Will Rescind Final Rule Establishing Administrative Procedures... by: Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton
- Eighth Circuit Holds the Mayo in Tax Regulation Invalidity Case by: Andrew R. Roberson and Kevin Spencer
- Federal Circuit Reaffirms Targeted Advertising Is an Abstract Concept by: Regan J. Rundio and Caitlin E. O’Connell
- Time to Update Your Privacy Disclosure Creation Checklists? Google... by: Liisa M. Thomas and Chelsea Staskiewicz
- Virgin Active Restructuring Plan approved in a disappointing week for... by: Mark Prior
- TCPA Regulatory Update — Commission Considering Reduced STIR/SHAKEN... by: Russell H. Fox and Jonathan P. Garvin
- Top Five Labor Law Developments for April 2021 by: Jonathan J. Spitz and Richard F. Vitarelli
- MEPs Urge European Commission to Amend Draft UK Adequacy Decision by: Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Privacy and Cybersecurity
- Underperforming SPAC Still Subject to Federal Claims in Securities... by: Corey I. Rogoff
- Weekly Bankruptcy Alert (For the week ending May 16, 2021) by: Business Practice Group Pierce Atwood
- Employer FAQs Regarding CDC’s New Guidance Allowing Fully Vaccinated... by: John L Litchfield and Mark J. Neuberger
- FDA Report on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions by: Food and Drug Law at Keller and Heckman
- Part 2: Prosecution History Under the Doctrine of Equivalents by: Adriana L. Burgy and Daniele M. San Román
- Biden Administration Issues Cybersecurity Executive Order Following... by: Joseph J. Lazzarotti
- Lessons from the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware by: Peter N. McClelland, CIPP/US
- No Happy Hour Here: $7.1 Million Settlement Reached in Alcohol... by: Kristin L. Bryan
- License Agreement Not Enough for Standing on Appeal of an IPR Apple... by: Alexandra Leigh Lodge and George E. Quillin
- Act 29 and PTSD Claims by Public Safety Officers by: Scott E. Wade
- Court Finds No Cause Of Action Against Officer For Interfering With... by: Keith Paul Bishop
- Handling Grievances webinar follow-up questions, Part 7 (UK) by: David Whincup
- Co-Trustees Who Managed A Texas Trust With A Texas Beneficiary Had... by: David Fowler Johnson
- Fiduciary Investment Advice: Implications Of Department Of Labor... by: M. Travis DeHaven
- Ransomware advice from the US Government! by: Peter Vogel
- Hong Kong’s Carried Interest Tax Concession – Zero % Tax! by: Jeremy Leifer and Jay C.S. Tai
May 14, 2021
- Proposed Bill to Substantially Increase HSR Merger Filing Fees for... by: Gregory E. Heltzer
- EPA Extends Notification Deadline for Updates to Confidential Status... by: Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton
- Update on Medical Marijuana in Mississippi: COURT VOIDS INITIATIVE 65 by: Slates C. Veazey and Jonathan M. Barnes
- FCC Launches Consumer Broadband Device and Service Program by: Dave Thomas
- Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Congressional Reps Propose Increased... by: William C. Menard
- Employer Considerations in Light of Updated CDC Recommendations for... by: Rebecca L. Baker and Amy Karff Halevy
- Unemployment Insurance System Update, Part II: States Opting Out of... by: Ashley Prickett Cuttino
- McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 14, 2021 by: Aaron N. Badida and Mara McDermott
- CDC: Masks Are No Longer Required in Most Settings for Vaccinated... by: Faith C. Whittaker
- SEC Staff of Division of Investment Management Issues Statement on... by: W. Thomas Conner
- Montana Enacts New Law Making Vaccination Status a Protected Class... by: Roger G. Trim and Raul Chacon, Jr.
- Lack of Actual Reduction to Practice Sinks Nucleic Acid Sequencing... by: Caitlin E. O’Connell and Elizabeth D. Ferrill
- CDC Vaccination Guidance Does Not Supersede State and Local Workplace... by: Danielle M. Bereznay and Jennifer B. Rubin
- A New Era of Export Controls Begins in the EU: The Revised EU Dual-... by: Curtis M. Dombek and Julien Blanquart
- ESG: European Commission Consults on Draft Delegated Regulation of... by: Carolyn H. Jackson and Nathaniel W. Lalone
- Can The Labor Board Force You To Reopen Your Business? by: Colleen Naumovich and David J. Pryzbylski
Emerging Legal News
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Federal Law News
In the latest tax regulation deference case, the Eighth Circuit provided guidance to taxpayers and tax practitioners on the “analytical path” to resolve the question of whether a tax regulation is a valid interpretation of the Internal Revenue...
If 2020 was the “Year of the SPAC,” 2021 may be turning into the year of the SPAC class action. We have already ...
In the U.S., a prosecution history of a patent (i.e., the proceedings between the patent applicant and the USPTO from application filing to patent issuance) comes into play in the context of claim construction (for example, before a district...
Data breaches are on the rise, and with a rise in breaches comes an accompanying increase in data breach litigation. A recent class action settlement involving the largest online alcohol marketplace in North America, with...
In a precedential decision, the Federal Circuit held that Apple lacked standing to appeal from its loss as petitioner in a couple...
In certain quarters of TCPAWorld use of the fax machine is alive and well. And chiropractic-related outreach often seems involved. Still, a seemingly salutary purpose – opportunities to alleviate employee stress in these challenging times – does...
Most people assume companies have certain fundamental rights, such as whether to continue operating their business in the face of challenging circumstances. Some may be surprised to learn that, on occasion, employers have been forced by the...
Along with the recent uptick of DNC and pre-recorded call cases post-Facebook there has been an interesting increase in junk fax class actions.
Yep. Junk faxes—in 2021.
Well, a new ruling out of the Second Circuit Court of...
State Law News
Covering reported business bankruptcy filings in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, and Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings in New York and Delaware listing assets of more than $1 million.
In recent weeks, state lawmakers reformed aspects of Wisconsin’s worker's compensation law through the enactment of Senate Bill No. 11, now 2021 Wisconsin Act 29. Among other things, Act 29 modifies Wisconsin’s existing worker'...
William Romanowski is a former NFL linebacker who later became the majority shareholder, director, and "public face" of Nutrition 53, Inc. When the company's second largest shareholder was allegedly denied inspection of the...
In Alexander v. Marshall, the original trustee was the beneficiary’s mother and the wife of the beneficiary’s father, who was the settlor. No. 14-18-00425-CV, 2021 Tex. App. LEXIS 1952 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.]...
The Mississippi Medical Marijuana program will not go forward – at least not at this time. On Friday, the Mississippi Supreme Court handed down its decision in the City of Madison’s challenge to Initiative 65, Mary Hawkins Butler v. Michael...
On May 7, 2021, Montana governor Greg Gianforte signed into law Montana House Bill 702, under which Montana became the first jurisdiction to recognize an individual...
Some privacy statutes explicitly reference “sensitive” or “special” categories of personal information. While such terms, when used, often include similar data types that are generally considered as raising greater privacy risks to data subjects...
This week’s spotlight among COVID-19 related workplace litigation involves a common trend of employees...
INTERNATIONAL LAW NEWS
On 5 May 2021, the European Commission (the Commission) ...
The pandemic and various lockdowns have been tough on the landlord community. The last few days have not made that any easier. First, the New Look decision dismissed the challenge mounted by a number of landlords (see our blog ...
On May 11, 2021, the European Parliament issued a press release...
To conclude our series dealing with questions raised at our Handling Grievances webinar in April, here are our thoughts on three last queries around how events at grievance and investigation meetings are recorded....
Following the enactment last year of the Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance, which has seen strong take up in its first eight months of operation, the new tax concession on carried interest earned from the activities of...
On May 10, 2021, the EU adopted its new, revised version of Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 (the “...
On May 7, the European Commission (Commission) published its consultation on a draft Delegated Regulation expanding Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation ((EU) 2020/852) by specifying the disclosure obligations associated with...
FCA Consults on New Authorized Fund Regime for Investing in Long-Term Assets
On May 7, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation paper on a new UK-authorized fund regime for investing in long-term assets (CP21/12)....