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Why is it important to seek federal registration of a bank’s name and related trademarks?
Why is it important to seek federal registration of a bank’s name and related trademarks... Read More >
How To Respond When Insurance Claim is Denied
If your company has an emergency response plan—and it likely does—filing an insurance... Read More >
How to Integrate ESG Concepts into Boardroom Discussions
Our In the Boardroom: Practical Advice and Guidance podcast series features insights from... Read More >
EPA Proposing Expanded Stormwater Permitting in Boston
The Standells may “love that dirty water” according to their 1966 hit song, but the... Read More >
Trademark Claims Made Against Warby Parker
In our Fall 2021 issue, we reported on the Second Circuit's decision in 1-800-Contacts,... Read More >
PBMs face federal and state regulation
This summer—alongside concerns spanning from scorching temperatures and travel delays, to... Read More >
Virtual Reality Gambling Is Growing in the Metaverse
A New World of Gaming
The metaverse is an immersive online universe on the blockchain... Read More >
Pharmacy Criminal Enforcements Summer 2022
Pharmacies have long been a focus of enforcement actions brought by the Department of... Read More >

Emerging Legal News


Federal Law News

Natural Gas Advisor Settles With CFTC For $200,000

On September 26, 2022, amidst a flurry of other enforcement actions, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) announced the settlement of its administrative action against ...

Health Center, Look-Alike Clinic Loan Restructuring Goes Unchallenged

In Advisory Opinion 22-17, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) concluded that a proposed restructuring of a loan and other contractual relationships between a health system and...

US Immigration Customs Enforcement Investigations

If officers for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) come knocking on your company’s door to conduct an investigation, you need to be prepared and ready to defend yourself. 

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Key Takeaways

  • What Happened: EPA published an update on its work and plans as the October 1 registration review deadline approaches for many pesticides....

Construction Contractors Garners OFCCP's Attention

In this podcast, Scott Kelly, Morgan Epperson, and Chris Near of Ogletree Deakins’ Affirmative Action and OFCCP Compliance Practice Group discuss the increased attention the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP...

UnitedHealthcare and Change Healthcare Vertical Merger To Proceed Despite DOJ Challenge

On Monday, September 19, 2022, D.C. District Court Judge Carl J. Nichols rejected the Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) request to block UnitedHealth’s $13.8 billion acquisition of Change Healthcare.  UnitedHealth is the largest...

Immigration Form I-9 Remote Review

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking public comment on its proposed changes to I-9 document examination requirements. While the proposed ...

Violent Crime Surge in Houston Texas DOJ Award

HOUSTON – The U.S. Department of Justice, together with numerous law enforcement partners, met today at Jack Yates High School in Houston to announce a new initiative that will surge law enforcement tools and resources to...


State Law News

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Contributions To Decrease In 2023

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (the “Department”) has announced that, effective January 1, 2023, the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (MAPFML) contribution rate for employers with 25 or more...

Mental Health Healthcare Applications Law

California passed Assembly Bill (AB) 2089, which amends the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) to include mental...

California Pay Data Reporting Laws in 2023

On September 27, 2022, Governor Newsom signed SB 1162 (the “Act”) into law, which aligns California with a growing national trend mandating pay transparency in the workplace. The Act will impose new requirements on many...

Online Eye Wear Try On Tool Not Regulated

On September 8, 2022, an Illinois federal judge dismissed with prejudice a Biometric Information Privacy Act (Privacy Act or BIPA) class action against an online eyewear retailer over its virtual try-on (VTO) tool, which...

In California Business Trusts are Foreign Corporations

I recently wrote about the California Supreme Court's decision not to decide whether a...


United Kingdom IR35 Off Payroll Work Reforms

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced in his Autumn Statement last week that the recent changes to the “off-payroll”...

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Canada Covid Travel Restrictions End October 1

As of October 1, 2022, Canada is ending all travel, testing, and border requirements and restrictions related to...

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Employment Law Differences in the Netherlands, Italy and Australia

Employment laws in every country have anomalies that can catch employers off-guard because they do not seem to make...

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EU Makes Changes to Sustainability Reporting Rules

EU law requires certain large companies to disclose non-financial information on the way they operate and manage...

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