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NFT Digital Assets Artistic Relevance And Use Of Trademark
The recent collapse in NFT sales may have cooled general interest in the digital assets,... Read More >
Employee Mental Health In The Workplace Covid-19 Pandemic Impact
Recorded live at Workplace Strategies, Ogletree Deakins’ national labor and employment... Read More >
entering the Metaverse for fun and profit
The metaverse is shaping up to be the next frontier in digital commerce, with businesses... Read More >
laboratory developed tests may soon be regulated by the FDA
Since the passage of the Medical Device Amendments of 1976, FDA has regulated in vitro... Read More >
SCOTUS First Amendment Decision Affecting Campeigns and Non-Profits
The US Supreme Court – once again – sided with advocates of the First Amendment in a... Read More >
discrimination cases can no longer consider emotional damages in the US
The Supreme Court of the United States, on April 28, 2022, held that emotional distress... Read More >
whistleblower key on the whistleblower keyboard in a white-collar criminal's office
On May 19, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a whistleblower award... Read More >
immigration regulations are on target for background checks
The new Form I-956 and I-956 H contain a series of certifications and detailed personal... Read More >
FDA Updates Efficacy Protocol and EPA Protocol Review

As previously reported, on July 30, 2020, FDA worked with EPA to release a protocol to... Read More >
FDA approved magnifying glass
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ) of the... Read More >
EEOC Extends Annual EEO-1 Filing Report for Those Unable to File by Original Deadline

“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches. I must make... Read More >

Emerging Legal News


Federal Law News

ACO REACH Model Rename Proves Strategic

In February, CMS announced a redesign of the Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model for 2023. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation also released an RFA to solicit a cohort of participants for the new...

McDermottPlus Check-Up, Regular Update on Health Care Policy from Washington, DC.

This Week’s Dose

The Senate passed, by a vote of 86-11, the $40 billion Ukraine funding bill on May 19...

Stablecoins Current Regulations and Frameworks Not Comprehensive

On May 10, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen presented the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) Annual Report...

Weekly Review Of DOL News For May 20th

DOL Appeals Reinstatement of Independent Contractor Rule. Late last week, the administration filed its notice of appeal of the recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to reinstate the Trump-...

False Claims About FDIC Insurace

On May 17, the FDIC and the CFPB took parallel actions to combat the misuse of  the name or logo of the FDIC and deceptive representations about deposit insurance.  The FDIC ...

False Claims Act SCOTUS, Sixth Circuit, South Korea

US Supreme Court Requests Solicitor General’s Views in FCA Rule 9(b) Context

On May 16, 2022, the US Supreme Court requested a brief from the US Solicitor General on the level...


I still see confusion from time to time on whether a call to a business number can violate the TCPA.

The short answer is: “yes and no.”

As hopefully everyone knows, the...


State Law News

Cal/OSHA Regulation Proposal Workplace Violence Prevention

On May 17, 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released a revised discussion...

New Jersey Written Notice Deliver To Employees Prior To Use Of Tracking Device

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill that requires employers to provide employees written notice before using tracking devices on any vehicle used by an employee.


women on boards in California where a ruling has been made

Last Friday, the Los Angeles Superior Court in Crest et al. v. Padilla (“Crest”) held that Senate Bill 826 (“SB 826”), also known as the “Women on Boards” law, is unconstitutional.  ...

Podcast Navigating California Employee Privacy Rights

In this podcast, recorded live from Workplace Strategies 2022, Ogletree Deakins’ national labor and employment law seminar for human resources professionals and in-house counsel, Los Angeles shareholder Betsy Johnson speaks...

a handshake in New Jersey that may lead to a restrictive covenant agreement

On May 2, 2022, the New Jersey State Assembly introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 3715 that, if enacted, would significantly limit the use and enforceability of certain restrictive covenant provisions, while mandating additional...


a perfectly genetically altered orange

In July 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ), the EU’s Highest Court, issued a decision clarifying...

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Doing Business in QATAR  QFC Beneficial Ownership Procedures

Doing Business in Qatar: How to Comply with the QFC Beneficial Ownership Procedures  


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intellectual property personified in Mexico

Since the Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property (FLPIP) came into force, filing of cascade divisional...

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European union flag waving outside Brussels government buildings

Antitrust and Competition

The Commission and the German Competition Authority conducted...

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