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Holland & Hart LLP

2024 Convention Recap

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Utah’s political party conventions kicked off what looks to be a wild primary election cycle for Utahns. From a last-minute endorsement from a popular senator to delegates booing and eventually voting against Utah’s popular...more

Mitratech Holdings, Inc

Leveraging Outside Counsel Data: Moving Beyond Collection to Action

Transforming Insights into Action for Strategic Legal Operations - It’s been a busy few months in legal ops, and our Mitratech team has had the pleasure to be in person at a number of industry events, including ALM’s...more

Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP

Eviction After Foreclosure: Further Developments from the Courts

A foreclosure sale purchaser attempting to evict a tenant on the property can encounter pitfalls, as made clear in a series of court cases in recent years.  Here is a summary, capped by an update on a recently filed opinion: ...more

FordHarrison

EntertainHR: 9 to 5—Don’t Mess with Dolly

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Summertime is nearing, and one of my favorite summer traditions after a long week is to make a big bowl of popcorn, get myself and my dog cozy on the couch, and turn on an old movie. Recently, I rewatched 9 to 5, a classic...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

California’s Ban on Drip Pricing Begins July 1, 2024

Starting July 1, businesses transacting with California consumers must include “all mandatory fees or charges” in advertised prices. California’s self-proclaimed “most effective in the nation” ban on drip pricing goes into...more

Seward & Kissel LLP

SEC and FinCEN Propose Customer Identification Program Requirements for Registered Investment Advisers and Exempt Reporting...

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Who may be interested: Investment Advisers - Quick Take: On May 13, 2024, the SEC and the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) jointly proposed a new rule that would require certain...more

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[Event] 23rd Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute - September 22nd - 25th, Grapevine, TX

Be part of SCCE’s largest compliance and ethics conference of the year! Each year, compliance and ethics professionals from around the world look to the Compliance & Ethics Institute (CEI) for cutting-edge information and...more

Snell & Wilmer

New Tariff Policy Amplifies the United States’ Efforts To Bolster Nearshoring Strategy

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On May 14, 2024, President Biden announced a sharp increase in U.S. tariffs on several Chinese imports, including electric vehicles, solar cells, semiconductors, and advanced batteries. The announcement underscored what many...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

FinCEN and SEC propose Customer Identification Program requirements for investment advisers

Earlier this month, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) continued its efforts to require registered investment advisers (RIAs) and exempt reporting advisers (ERAs) to take steps to prevent the laundering of...more

Mintz

Will the FTC's Non-Compete Proposal Pick Investors' Pockets?

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My colleagues published an important piece recently about the potential impact that the FTC's proposed non-compete ban might have on M&A transactions and private equity investments. The upshot of this piece, which should be...more

Gibney Anthony & Flaherty, LLP

Immigration Summer Travel Checklist

Summer travel is expected to remain at record high levels in 2024, continuing the upsurge since pandemic-era restrictions were lifted. International travelers should expect busy consulates and U.S. Ports of Entry. Although...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Latest Federal Court Cases - May 2024 #4

LKQ Corporation v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, Appeal No. 2021-2348 (Fed. Cir. May 21, 2024) - In a rare en banc opinion, the Federal Circuit overruled decades of prior precedent concerning the standard to...more

White & Case LLP

The European Hydrogen and Decarbonized Gas Market Package

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On 21 May 2024, the Council of the EU adopted the Hydrogen and Decarbonized Gas Market Package. It aims to shift the gas system to low-carbon and renewable gases, and provides for the highly anticipated framework on dedicated...more

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Stormwater Construction Enforcement/Solar Energy Facility: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Massachusetts Solar Company...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a May 21st news release stating it had entered into a settlement with Navisun, LLC (“Navisun”). Navisun is described as a solar energy company based in...more

Mayer Brown

Changes to the UK GDPR Shelved (For Now)

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With the announcement of UK General Election for Thursday 4 July 2024, the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill has not completed the legislative process before the end of the current parliamentary session and will...more

Proskauer - The Capital Commitment

Key Steps for Fund Managers to Avoid Scrutiny Under the SEC’s Pay-to-Play Rule

The SEC’s recent settlement involving a “pay-to-play” rule violation by a private equity firm is a timely reminder for fund managers, especially with the November elections approaching. As a refresher, Rule 206(4)-5 of...more

A&O Shearman

SEC adopts amendments to Regulation S-P to address risks associated with the expanded use of technology

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On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted amendments to Regulation S-P (“Reg S-P”) that are intended to help protect investors’ privacy from the “expanded use of technology and corresponding...more

White & Case LLP

AI Watch: Global regulatory tracker - United Nations

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has made enormous strides in recent years and has increasingly moved into the public consciousness. Increases in computational power, coupled with advances in machine learning, have fueled the...more

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Federal and State Approaches to Therapeutic Cannabis

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Across states, lawmakers often embrace “medical” marijuana as a precursor to establishing a “recreational” marijuana market. Although marijuana remains illegal at the federal level — and would remain illegal even under the...more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

A Setback And An Opportunity: The Halted Progress Of The English Arbitration Act 1996 Reform

Recent developments have impacted the much-anticipated update to the English Arbitration Act 1996. Proposed reforms, developed by the Law Commission and through a consultation process, marked the first significant changes to...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

New IDS Requirement In USPTO Fee-Setting Proposal

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) proposed rulemaking that focuses on “fee adjustments” for 2025 includes a trap for the unwary related to Information Disclosure Statements (IDSs) that could complicate...more

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Life's tragedy is we get old too soon and wise too late. Words that are going to be ringing in EPA's ears after its next visit to...

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As predicted in February, our nation's highest court is about to hear its third Clean Water Act in four years.  Anyone who doubts the outcome of this case hasn't read the other two Supreme Court opinions and that brings to...more

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Flood Control/Adjacent Landowner: Minnesota Appellate Court Addresses Legality of Berm

Co-Author Minoah Milam The Court of Appeals of Minnesota (“Court”) addressed in a May 20th Opinion, issues arising out of a landowner’s actions to address water flow onto her property. See Plymouth v. Kristensen No....more

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The NIST hops on the AI bandwagon

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On April 29, 2024, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the release of four draft publications intended to help improve the safety, security, and trustworthiness of artificial intelligence (“AI”) systems. These...more

NAVEX

What a New SEC Enforcement Sweep Is Really Telling Us

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Attention all compliance officers at large technology companies – have you checked your mail lately? Because you might find a letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission with FCPA risk written all over it....more

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