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FTC New Hart-Scott-Rodino Magic Number
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”) requires that transactions over a certain value be... Read More >
Employers have to decide who they are sponsoring for an H-1B visa
It’s that time of year again when employers have to decide who they are sponsoring for an... Read More >
Pennsylvania Class Action Lawsuit over Wiretapping
Since the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania does not have a comprehensive consumer data... Read More >
What 401(k) Plan Sponsors Need to Know About the SECURE Act 2.0
As featured in #WorkforceWednesday:  The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“SECURE Act 2.0”) is a... Read More >
Superannuation Trustees Must Respond To Member Complaints in 45 Days
Australian Minister for Financial Services, Stephen Jones, has urged superannuation... Read More >

Emerging Legal News

Federal Law News

ECOTOXicology Knowledgebase New Training Dates

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened registration for the second ECOTOXicology Knowledgebase (ECOTOX) virtual training on February 7, 2023. ECOTOX is a comprehensive, publicly available...

Human Foods Program FDA
  • In light of the findings and recommendations of the external evaluation conducted by an expert panel at the Reagan-Udall Foundation (summarized ...

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Domestic Content

For years, domestic content requirements have been a point of pain and frustration for government contractors. Historically, these regimes typically come in the form of the proverbial stick – that is, provide products and/or...

FTC Action for Auto Renewal Programs

Subscription-style services that renew automatically from month to month (or year to year) are all the rage. Businesses love them because they can provide ongoing revenue streams. Consumers often like them for convenience. But...

Cannabis Companies File for Bankruptcy Ninth Circuit

Are bankruptcy doors now opening for cannabis companies?  A decision last week from a California...


State Law News

Medical Cannabis Bill Filed in South Carolina

Ah, South Carolina. Its siren song has tempted cannabis advocates for years with its diversity – political, geographic, geologic, and otherwise. But to date, nada.

That may change soon, as the South...

Expansion of Wrongful Death Damages Vetoed NY

Product liability defendants in New York were glad to hear earlier this week that Governor Hochul had finally vetoed the Grieving Families Act (GFA) which, if signed, would have greatly increased allowable damages in wrongful...

Under design build contracts are general contractors also architects

Do design-build contracts allow general contractors to perform as architects? 

Not directly. As design-build contracts grow in popularity, it's important that general contractors, owners, and...

Alabama Supreme Court Case Employee Handbooks

Is your employee handbook a binding contract? A recent case from the Alabama Supreme Court, ...


US, Canadian, and Mexican investors with investment claims to file a NAFTA arbitration claim

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force on July 1, 2020 replacing the North American...

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Climate Disclosure Requirements for UK Asset Managers

1 January 2023 marked the latest regulatory milestone in the UK’s phased implementation of the Task Force on Climate-...

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Israeli Business 2023: Creative Financing and Selective Hiring
  1. Distressed Transactions Get More Creative – Expect to see more companies in need of...

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Australia Warns Finfluencers

Earlier this week, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that they...

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