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White & Case LLP

A Survey of Sustainability Disclosures by Small- and Mid-Cap Companies

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In light of the heightened focus on environmental and social (“E&S”) disclosure, White & Case’s Public Company Advisory Group conducted a survey of E&S website disclosures of 84 small- and mid-cap US public reporting...more

Carlton Fields

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland Confirms Arbitration Award

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Plaintiff David Balch entered into a contract with Oracle Corp. to close a large government contract known as the “Mega Deal.” After closing the Mega Deal, Balch received a bonus that was less than he believed he was owed....more

Proskauer - Employee Benefits & Executive...

Seventh Circuit: Agreement for Retiree Healthcare Benefits Survives Agreement’s Termination

The Seventh Circuit held that retirees and their families were entitled to lifetime healthcare benefits because, although the healthcare agreement that had been negotiated by their union had expired, it provided that covered...more

Dentons

Directors' fiduciary duties to shareholders

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Most cases which come before the courts in connection with the sale and purchase of a company are brought by buyers against sellers. However, a recent High Court case looked at the sale and purchase of a company from a...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Current “Whole of Government” Approach to Perceived National Security Risks from Chinese Technology Reflected in the FCC’s Latest...

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On November 26, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously to ban Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE Corporation equipment and services from all projects subsidized by funding from the FCC’s...more

Dentons

Warranting forward-looking projections: lessons for a seller

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The High Court has recently considered what "careful preparation" of forward-looking projections entails. Its decision was in the context of a breach of warranty claim brought by the buyer of three companies under a share...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 12.05.2019 | Top Story: CBS and Viacom Finalize Deal to Reunite Media Empire

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CBS and Viacom are back together again. The deal to reunite the former partners, which closed late yesterday, was pushed by National Amusements’ chief Shari Redstone since 2016 and hasted along recently by the precipitous...more

Gray Reed & McGraw

The Duhig Rule Explained and Distinguished

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Let’s talk the Duhig Rule and estoppel by deed in Texas. Don’t run away yet. We’ll get to the point quickly and then you can leave....more

Thomas Fox

Ascending El Capitan and the ABA Guidelines on Monitors

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I recently had the chance to sit down with Mikhail Reider-Gordon, Managing Director of Global Affairs at Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI), for a five-part sponsored podcast series. One of the topics we considered is the...more

Fisher Phillips

CBD In F & B

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There’s a lot of confusion and questions about CBD products and what it means for CBD-related industries, especially those in the food and beverage industry. The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the “Farm...more

Perkins Coie

Multiple CBD Class Actions Filed With More Expected

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On the heels of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent declarations regarding the safety of products containing cannabidiol (CBD), several companies have been hit with class action lawsuits alleging that that...more

Dentons

Cannabis Group Weekly Alert - December 2019

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In this week’s edition: - Dentons launches website focused on legal cannabis industry - House Judiciary Committee becomes first congressional committee to approve a bill eliminating the federal prohibition on...more

FTI Consulting

Asia Disclosure Index 2019: How Asia’s Leading Listed Companies Fare on Voluntary Disclosure

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Corporate disclosure practices are a proxy for management culture and behaviour. It reveals the ‘tone from the top’ by the board and management team. Public companies are being scrutinised for non-financial information by...more

Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Advertising and Marketing Cannabis Products in Your New Jersey Marijuana Business

by Norris McLaughlin, P.A. on

Unlike other states, such as Colorado, California, and even Maryland, here in New Jersey, our laws concerning the advertising and marketing of cannabis products are sparse. Advertising Cannabis Laws (Or Lack Thereof) in New...more

White & Case LLP

GDPR Guide to National Implementation: Denmark - A practical guide to national GDPR compliance requirements across the EEA

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Q1/ Applicable legislation (a) Have the requirements of the GDPR been addressed by introducing a new law, or by updating existing legislation? New legislation has been passed, and old legislation has been...more

Hudson Cook, LLP

Supreme Court Declines to Review Web Content Accessibility Suit Against Domino's Pizza

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In the fall of 2018, Microsoft released its Xbox Adaptive Controller, which is made for those with limited mobility. As Microsoft artfully put it in a television commercial advertising the new product, "When everyone plays,...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Project Nightingale: The Google-Ascension partnership

ethikos 33, no. 12 (December 2019) - On November 11, the Wall Street Journal reported that Alphabet Inc’s Google had formed a partnership with Ascension, a Catholic chain of 2,600 hospitals, doctors’ offices, and other...more

Compliancy Group

Is Google Sheets HIPAA Compliant?

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Google Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet offered by Google within its Google Drive service. It was first released in 2007. The issue of “Is Google Sheets HIPAA Compliant” is discussed below....more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Seventh Circuit Guidance on Collateral Description in Financing Statements

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

In a previous blogpost, we explained the technical requirements for financing statements and the potential risks of failing to satisfy them, highlighting a case where the court ruled, under a prior version of the Puerto Rico...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts: A Step in the Right Direction

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

An influential panel of experts in the UK has published a legal statement on the status of cryptoassets and smart contracts under English law. This development will help to move English law towards a clearer basis of...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

November 2019: Construction Litigation Update

Arbitration Laws Updated in the UAE; New Construction Arbitration Guide Released; and the UK Court of Appeal Weighs in on Liquidated Damages - New UAE arbitration laws: The UAE has introduced a new arbitration law, the...more

McDermott Will & Emery

What to Know About FDA’s Recent Statements on CBD

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Last week FDA issued a public release on CBD titled, “What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis derived Compounds, Including CBD.” The FDA document does not...more

Arent Fox

US Opens A New Front in Trade Wars with Proposed France Duties

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Parties seeking changes to the proposed list of tariff subheadings or to lower duties should take advantage of this comment period. Why is USTR proposing additional duties on French imports? Under Section 301, USTR can...more

Epstein Becker & Green

The FTC Explains How It Determines Whether a Transaction Is Structured for the Purpose of Avoiding the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust...

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How a transaction gets structured raises a multitude of issues, including whether the transaction might be reportable under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (“HSR”). Structuring a transaction for the purpose...more

Allen & Overy LLP

The future of the in-house legal function

by Allen & Overy LLP on

An Allen & Overy perspective on the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead - The global legal market is approaching a tipping point. Cost pressures, regulatory overload, the challenges of scale and global reach,...more

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