June 21, 2021
- Intellectual Property: What Are the Differences between Patent,... by: David H. Siegel
- Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of June 14, 2021 by: Stacy A. Swanson and Christina Economides
- Second Circuit Provides Clarity on “Inherently Suspect” Standard,... by: Joseph M. Miller and Evelyn French
- The Empire Strikes Back — Did the DOJ Hack the Colonial Pipeline... by: Matthew G. Lindenbaum and Robert L. Lindholm
- In Significant Update to the Provider Relief Fund, HHS Sets New... by: Edward S. Kornreich and Elizabeth (Betsy) R. Siegel
- OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Effective, With... by: Courtney M. Malveaux and Jenifer M. Bologna
- New Look at the Test for Discrimination Under the Mine Act by: William K. Doran and Margaret S. Lopez
- National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston by: Sarah Eberspacher and Martin D. Edel
- What a Lessor and Secured Lender Should Expect From an Opinion Letter... by: Stewart B. Herman and Timothy J. Lynes
- The Ongoing Saga with OSHA’s Rulemaking on New and Altered Hazard... by: Juliana C. Gaige and Cressinda D. Schlag
- Hot off the Press: Verdict Against Plaintiff in COVID-19 Leave Lawsuit by: Kathleen M. Anderson and Mitchell Berry
- Employees’ Rights to Email Data in Germany Pursuant to Article 15 (3... by: Andre Appel
- Texas Judge Becomes One of the First to Affirm Mandatory COVID-19... by: Whitney Bly Edwards, Ph.D. and Jordan W. Cowman
- How COVID Impacted Lease Agreements, Contracts, and Business... by: Irene Sinayskaya
- Mandatory ESG Disclosures Open Door for Whistleblowers Who Aim to... by: Grace Schepis
- Weekly IRS Roundup June 14 – June 18, 2021 by: Tax Practice Group McDermott Will Emery
- Tenth Circuit Affirms Damages Based on Revenue Credit, and Makes... by: René E. Thorne and Dorothy Parson McDermott
- Ninth Circuit Decision on Pacific Walrus Illustrates Executive Branch... by: J. Michael Showalter and Emilie McGuire
- Political Momentum Grows in Support of Mandatory Financial ESG... by: Jacob H. Hupart
- A Fractured Vision of Eligibility — Split Federal Circuit Panel Finds... by: Christopher C. Johns
- Vanilla Lawsuit Against Trader Joe’s Dismissed by: Food and Drug Law at Keller and Heckman
- OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Industry... by: Megan Baroni and Lisa M. Boyle
- Mastering Remote Work: Does Returning to the Office Mean Bringing... by: Mary Kathryn Curry
- Cannabis Legalization and Racial Justice by: William C Silverman and Erin M. Meyer
- Weekly Bankruptcy Alert - June 20, 2021 by: Business Practice Group Pierce Atwood
- An Update on North Carolina Medical Malpractice Law by: Lynwood P. Evans and Jeremy M. Wilson
- Co-Investment Vehicles Under the Final Carried Interest Regulations by: Raj Tanden and Benjamin B. Genzer
- City of Baltimore May Criminalize the Use of Facial Recognition... by: Joseph J. Lazzarotti and Jason C. Gavejian
- July Visa Bulletin Advances EB-5 Vietnam Visa Backlog Significantly by: Jennifer Hermansky
- As Businesses Re-Open in California, COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick... by: Jennifer S. Grock
- Incorporation May Require A Bulk Sale Notice by: Keith Paul Bishop
- PFAS In Cosmetics: Financial and Insurance Companies On Notice by: John Gardella
- Fourth Circuit: ADA Does Not Require Employers Create Job-Sharing... by: Daniel B. Pasternak
June 19, 2021
- Taking Another Page from the ABA: The USPTO Enacts New Rules of... by: Intellectual Property and Technology Squire Patton Boggs
- California Safety Board Narrows Emergency Temporary Standards (... by: Anthony J Oncidi and Kate Gold
- Juneteenth Is a Federal Holiday: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion... by: Christine Bestor Townsend and Kimya S.P. Johnson
- Third Time’s the Charm: Cal/OSHA’s Revised COVID-19 Prevention... by: Jennifer B. Rubin and Audrey Nguyen
- What Will Happen if The Eb-5 Program Expires on June 30? by: Jennifer Hermansky
- Endlich: Neue Standardvertragsklauseln der EU veröffentlicht! by: Dr. Philip Uecker
- UPDATE Kurzarbeit: COVID-19-Erleichterungen sollen bis 30. September... by: Dr. Christian Rolf and Ilva Woeste
June 18, 2021
- Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Attorney General Expands Eligibility for... by: William C. Menard
- McDermottPlus Check-Up: June 18, 2021 by: McDermott Will & Emery
- Cal/OSHA Finally Enacts Revised Emergency Temporary Standards by: David B. Chidlaw and Brian S. Fong
- Best Practices for M&A and Quick Hits on In Different Disciplines... by: Jo En Low and Philip J. Bezanson
- Can You Manage BYOD Security? by: Peter Vogel
- PRETZEL CRISPS Found to Be Generic… Again by: Danielle M. DeFilippis
- Easy As 1-2-3: Cal/OSHA Approves Third Emergency Standard Revision to... by: Sara Alexis Levine Abarbanel
- The Affordable Care Act Survives Supreme Court Challenge: What... by: Karishma Shah Page and Tracy L. Lawless
- Beltway Buzz, June 18, 2021 by: James J. Plunkett
- Supreme Court Rules on the ACA & Interplay Between the First... by: Michelle P. Crockett and Ashley N. Higginson
- Congressional Action in the Face of Mounting Concerns Regarding... by: Kenneth Yood
- SEC Releases Spring 2021 Regulatory Agenda, What Made The Cut? by: Brian L. Friedman
- EU Survey Seeks Information on Needs for Integration of... by: Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton
Emerging Legal News
THE BUSINESS OF LAW
Federal Law News
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently took a fresh look at the test for discrimination under Section 105(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act), issuing a decision that could signal a major shift...
On appeal following a bench trial of claims brought by a class of participants and beneficiaries of a 401(k) plan, the Tenth Circuit affirmed the decision of the District of Colorado calculating damages and prejudgment interest...
Of course elections matter, and executive branch changes may bring real and meaningful policy change. But the federal Administrative Procedure Act (APA) limits the executive branch’s discretion to shape policy by requiring that policy changes be...
In Yu v. Apple Inc., No. 2020-1760 (Fed. Cir. June 11, 2021), a divided Federal Circuit panel affirmed...
On June 14, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed without prejudice the first amended complaint in a consumer class action lawsuit against Trader Joe’s over the claim...
PFAS in cosmetics has received steadily increasing media attention and with the publication of a June 15, 2021 scientific study in the ...
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit—which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia – clarified in an opinion...
To mitigate potential conflicts of interest and to improve the public’s understanding of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) procedures, the agency has recently made various amendments to its rules relating to...
In a decision that might be the final ruling in a long saga over the rights to use the term PRETZEL CRISPS, the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina found the term PRETZEL CRISPS generic for pretzel crackers....
In April 2020, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund et al., 140 S. Ct. 1462 (2000), vacating the Ninth Circuit’s decision. The appeals court had affirmed a district court’s...
Following up on our prior coverage (see here and ...
State Law News
With an end to the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, it's hard to forget the terrible impact it had on our society and the tremendous strain it put on our medical community.
The Baltimore City Council recently passed an ordinance, in a vote of 13-2, barring the use of facial recognition technology by city residents, businesses, and most of the city government (excluding the city police department)...
While the past week brought many changes around California for COVID-19 requirements, both the state statute and several local supplemental paid sick leave ordinances persist.
California's Bulk Sales Law dates to 1990 when the legislature adopted a new Division 6 to the Commercial Code. Cal. Stats. 1990, ch. 1191. The current law is a farrago of prior law and the then uniform act recommended by the...
On June 17, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board voted to adopt revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), and Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order allowing the revised ETS to go into effect immediately. ...
In its third change in as many weeks, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, the standard-setting agency within Cal/OSHA, approved revisions to the ...
On April 1, 2021, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill (H.B.) 2067, which amends Arizona Revised Statute (A.R.S.) Section 13-905 to allow the courts to issue an order...
The Colorado Privacy Act: How Does it Stack Up Against the GDPR?
Colorado is the third state, after California and Virginia, to get a comprehensive data privacy statute through its legislature. While...
INTERNATIONAL LAW NEWS
Employees may have a claim against their employers for access to information about all personal data processed by the employers pursuant to Article 15 (3), Sentence 1, of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection...
The State Department recently published the ...
Am vergangenen Freitag, den 04. Juni 2021, hat die EU-Kommission dem internationalen Datenverkehr ein wichtiges Update verpasst: die neuen EU-Standardvertragsklauseln (Standard Contractual Clauses; SCC...
Am 9. Juni 2021 hat das Bundeskabinett dem Entwurf zur 3. Verordnung zur Änderung der Kurzarbeitergeldverordnung zugestimmt. Der Staat möchte damit die von der langen Dauer der Pandemie finanziell stark belasteten Unternehmen...
The SUSNANOFAB project, funded by the European Union’s (EU) Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program, is conducting a ...
1. AUSLAUFEN DER AKTUELL GÜLTIGEN SARS-COV2-ARBEITSSCHUTZVERORDNUNG UND BESTIMMUNGEN DES IFSG
Die derzeit geltende SARS-CoV2-Arbeitsschutzverordnung („VO“) läuft zum 30. Juni 2021 aus. Die VO sieht...
There is a faint light at the end of the COVID tunnel for commercial landlords regarding timings and the ability to recover unpaid rent arrears. The UK Government has announced an extension to the current prohibition on forfeiture and winding up...
The European Commission published the preliminary results of its IoT sector inquiry and tech giants come under pressure for the alleged “...