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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)

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In recent years, several European jurisdictions have seen the emergence of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) on their stock markets. As “blank check companies” formed by sponsors ? usually well-known and...more

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Employer’s right to damages during defects notification period

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In a recent case the Singapore Court of Appeal upheld a decision that an employer may recover damages for rectifying defects even when it has not given the contractor the opportunity of doing so during the defects...more

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US trade representative to investigate Mexican fruit and vegetable exports

Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 18 (September 17, 2020) - The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Commerce are taking action after hearings in August that...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Treasury Department Issues Final Rule for Mandatory CFIUS Filing Requirements Based on ‘Critical Technology’

On September 15, 2020, the Treasury Department issued final regulations that define when it is mandatory to file with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). This final rule builds on regulations...more

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Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Outsourced Manufacturing (Part 2)

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There are two common categories of outsourced manufacturing: toll manufacturing and contract manufacturing. While both these manufacturing options have distinct and clear characteristics, their strategic advantage is their...more

Troutman Pepper

Navigating Adapted Operations Advisory Series: Part Two - Insurance Coverages Concerns and PPP Loan Requirements

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Who Needs to Know - Employers who are reopening (or have already reopened) by bringing employees back to their workplaces. Why It Matters - Bringing a workforce back to the workplace, whether from teleworking,...more

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Persistent Uncertainty: CCPA and CPRA Continue to Muddy California Privacy Landscape

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Even though the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) has been in effect since January 1, 2020, and enforcement of all CCPA provisions has been available since July 1, 2020, significant uncertainty exists regarding the...more

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Court Affirms FINRA Arbitration Award to Charles Schwab, Finding No Evident Partiality or Other Arbitrator Misconduct

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Thomas Sanduski petitioned to vacate a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration award of $418,518 to Charles Schwab, claiming that one of the arbitrators was partial to Charles Schwab and that the panel was guilty...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Price Gouging Weekly Round Up - September 2020 #2

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Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide. Our weekly round up highlights some of the most relevant news and information to our clients and...more

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Review Of Joint Ventures In Life Sciences Real Estate Deals

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Over the last few years, the convergence of life sciences companies and traditional real property developers has led to the emergence of an alternative real estate asset class known increasingly as “propsci.” While this is...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

New DOJ Merger Remedies Manual: Preference for Structural Remedies and Private Equity Buyers

On September 3, 2020, the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division (the DOJ) issued its new Merger Remedies Manual (the Manual), which provides the framework the DOJ will utilize going forward to implement relief in mergers...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Seeks Comments on Consumer Credit Card Market and Attendant Rules

Late last month, the CFPB published a Request for Information on two separate aspects of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (CARD Act). The Bureau first seeks input regarding how rules...more

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The Internal Market Bill, the EU Withdrawal Agreement and the risk of no deal on the EU-UK future relationship

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The Government's proposed Internal Market Bill has prompted much debate regarding the UK's approach to international law, as well as the internal constitutional architecture of the UK. The EU has raised the prospect of a...more

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Chicago's Quarantine List Drops to 19 States

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that that the City of Chicago is reinstating some restrictions for bars, restaurants, gyms and personal service establishments. Mayor Lightfoot said that it is a precautionary move in response...more

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Subscription Service Agrees to Pay $10 Million for Automatic Renewal Law Violations

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Earlier this month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a $10 million settlement with the online learning company ABCmouse for allegedly violating the FTC Act as well as the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act...more

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U.S. Department Of The Treasury Publishes Final Rule Modifying The Mandatory CFIUS Filing Requirements For Critical Technology...

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On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a final rule modifying the mandatory filing requirements associated with reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

COVID-19: California County Directives and Mandates - September 2020 #2

On Friday, August 28, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a new and simpler four-tiered classification system, the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, to evaluate regional and business-sector health risk and to guide...more

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NJ Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Agreement Despite Failure to Specify Forum, Arbitrator, & Governing Law

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On September 11, 2020, in a unanimous decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court found that New Jersey law does not require that an arbitration agreement identify the arbitrator, name the arbitral forum, describe the arbitrator...more

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English High Court Rules for Policyholders in FCA's COVID-19 Test Case Alert

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In a significant victory for policyholders, on 15 September 2020, the English High Court delivered judgment in the UK Financial Conduct Authority's ("FCA") COVID-19 Business Interruption Test Case. In a significant victory...more

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The end of the insurance loyalty penalty?

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Yesterday the FCA has published its final report on its market study into general insurance pricing practices. The proposals include significant reforms including banning the so-called loyalty penalty, to prevent consumers...more

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Boozy Ice Cream as the Respite to Financial Uncertainty? New York Says Yes

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You read that right! In an effort to help curb financial woes associated with the pandemic, New York has encouraged businesses to create (and profit from) mouthwatering boozy desserts that allow their customers to eat, drink,...more

Gerald Nowotny

PRIVATE PLACEMENT LIFE INSURANCE WEBINAR

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Discussion Points: a. Why financial advisors and life insurance agents should be selling PPLI now. b. An overview of the current lay of the land in PPLI. c. The important tax rules of PPLI. d. Planning examples using...more

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The Importance of a Separate Board Compliance Committee

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Watching the compliance industry and advocating for the compliance profession can be frustrating.  Corporate boards and senior management know the importance of committing to a culture of compliance.  To accomplish that task...more

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Legal Challenges Greet New Moratorium on Residential Evictions, Foreclosures

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On September 4, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) imposed a moratorium on residential foreclosures and evictions through the end of this year. The move quickly followed comments by the Trump administration that it would...more

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Managing the Risk of Fraud - Protecting Your Business and Assets

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Fraud is an ever-present risk to business; however, the outbreak of COVID-19 has significantly increased that risk. With mounting financial pressure, management focus diverted to survival mode, and the necessity to conduct...more

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