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Suprem Court Expands 2005 Kelo Decision Eminent Domain
The U.S. Supreme Court often makes headlines with its decisions, but even in its inaction... Read More >
Offshore Wind Litigation And BOEM'S Leasing Process Podcast
On this episode of the Bracewell Environmental Law Monitor, host Daniel Pope talks with ... Read More >
California Assembly Bill 195 Eliminates Cultivation Tax On Harvested Cannabis
Help for California’s fledgling cannabis industry finally appears to be on the way. For... Read More >
How Dobbs Roe v. Wade Decision Impacts Employers
On June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated ruling in... Read More >
California Supreme Court Wage and Hour Class Action Against Staffing Agency
On June 30, 2022, the Supreme Court of California issued a decision in Grande v.... Read More >
EnergyGuide Labeling Rule Updates For Consumer Products
In keeping with its 5-year schedule for comparability range updates to the Energy... Read More >
IRS Weekly Summary June 27 – July 1, 2022
Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and... Read More >
Are Virtual Car Dealerships Coming to the Metaverse?
Buying a car has evolved from the days of brick and mortar dealerships to e-commerce,... Read More >
CFPB Shares Five Spring Rulemaking Goals
Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) quietly released its spring... Read More >
Food and Drug Administration Recall Root Casue Inspections
Recalls have always been a bit of a double-edged sword.  Obviously, companies hate... Read More >

Emerging Legal News


Federal Law News

US Court of Appeals Reverses Contemp Order  In Protective Order Dispute

A split panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a district court’s contempt order and sanctions award, finding that there was a fair ground of doubt regarding whether the defendant’s counsel’s...

Steps To Take To Ensure Human Right Compliance In Supply Chains

Companies in the manufacturing industry who wish to address the “S” in ESG can start by addressing human rights compliance in their supply chains. While some firms are far along in this journey, many are just getting started....

Strategies to Increase Funding for Biotech Companies

Recent reporting by the Financial Times shows that valuations and funding for biotech companies has ...

The Impact Of SEC Climate-Related Disclosures On The Manufacturing Sector


In response to increasing demand by the investment community over the last dozen years, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has...

hands-on energy regulations

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC’s”) Order No. 860 required all entities authorized by FERC to sell electric energy, capacity, and/or ancillary services at market-based rates (“MBR Sellers”) to submit baseline...

Fifth Circuit Decision On Avanci SEP Pool

Avanci’s pool retains its 5th Circuit win, in a slightly different way, after an unusual turn of events where the panel rescinded its prior opinion and issued a new one. The ...

Knowing The Regulations And Requirements Of A Recall

Manufacturers of products strive to produce safe and effective products for many reasons, such as public responsibility and safety, customer expectations, contractual specifications, brand protection, liability avoidance,...

court denied plaintiff’s motion for recusal based on metadata

Key Insight: The court denied plaintiff’s motion for recusal based on metadata in the court’s orders that suggested that the special master was the author of some of the court’s...


State Law News

Louisiana’s Virtual Currency Business Act Includes Examination And Reporting Protocols And Penalties For Violations

The Louisiana Office for Financial Institutions (“OFI”) has proposed administrative rules governing the licensing process for virtual currency businesses. Louisiana’s...

Navigating The Litigation Process OF Directors and Officers Insurance Video

The unfortunate reality for many community association boards of directors is that at some point in the association's existence, its board members may be sued.   When that happens, the suit may trigger Directors & Officers...

California AB 2840 Prohibit Local Governments From Approving Development or Expansion Of Logistics Use

A bill that would have made development and expansion of warehouse and logistics projects more difficult in the Inland Empire has stalled out in the present legislative session. ...

Several states over the past few years have passed legislation prohibiting the use in noncompete agreements (and other employment-related agreements) of out-of-state choice-of-law and forum selection provisions. A few of these...


European Union Labels Nuclear Energy And Other Non-Renewable Sources As Green

The European Parliament has now "endorsed labeling some gas and nuclear energy projects as 'green.'"  This...

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Food Safety and Standards Authority Vegan Foods Regulations

On June 10, 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued a...

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Financial Conduct Authority Can Cancel Or Change Firm's Permissions

The Financial Conduct Authority’s new powers to more swiftly cancel or change firms’ regulatory permissions have now...

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Statutory Minimum Wage In Germany Will Increase To €12 Per Hour

The statutory minimum wage in Germany will increase to €12 per hour, effective October 1, 2022.

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