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The US and EU finalize a Covered Agreement on insurance and reinsurance regulation

by Dentons on

On January 13, 2017, the US Treasury reported to Congress that Treasury and the US Trade Representative (USTR) had successfully concluded negotiations with the EU on a Covered Agreement (the Agreement) that would presumably...more

The CJEU Gives the UK Government Another Brexit Dilemma

by Hogan Lovells on

In yet another key case dealing with the balance between citizens’ privacy and the ability of the state to intrude into it, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled on the compatibility with European Union...more

HEAR Act Introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz to Create Federal Standard for Holocaust Art Claims

by Sullivan & Worcester on

Among the many challenges that litigants over Nazi-looted art face in the United States is a lack of uniformity. Statutes of limitations vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and interpretations of jurisdictional laws like...more

Blog: #Brexit & Sovereignty – Has Parliament Really Given Its Sovereignty Away?

by Cooley LLP on

As a matter of UK law, Parliament is sovereign. No other body has higher standing. Parliament can make any law it likes. The only thing it can’t do is bind its successors. When the UK joined the European Community (as it...more

White House Proposal: Beef Up Anti-Hacking Laws and Resolve a Circuit Split

President Obama wants to go where the Supreme Court refused to tread.  As part of his  cybersecurity and privacy initiatives, which we discussed last week, the President would strengthen the federal anti-hacking provisions of...more

Weekly Brief: Google Antitrust Suit?; Legal Weed; Law Firm Mega-Merger Mania

by Bloomberg Law on

Nov. 15 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. Big changes may be in store for Google. The tech giant was given an ultimatum by FTC Chairman Jonathan Leibowitz to...more

The Review of the EU Data Protection Framework: A quick guide to EU lawmaking

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

It has been more than two years since the review of the EU data protection framework officially started. Despite several announcements from the European Commission (“Commission”) and growing expectations from the business...more

Court Precedent Determining the Limits of Tribal Sovereignty in Agua Claiente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Fair Political Practices...

by James Berlyn Fenison Jr. on

The Los Angeles Times reported (July 17, 2008) that on June 29th, the Agua Caliente Band dropped its appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court against California State and the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) after the FPPC...more

Crisis, Coroneles & Constitucionalismo: A Study of the Quality of Democracy in Ecuador

by Amy L. Becerra, Esq. on

Presents an analysis of the quality of Ecuadorian democracy. Examines the political and cultural background of Ecuador’s constitutional history, including the role of military intervention and the increasing influence of...more

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