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Cozen O'Connor

Wendy’s: All The Goodness, But Hold The Alleged Child Labor Violations

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Labor & Employment- Wendy’s: All the Goodness, But Hold the Alleged Child Labor Violations- Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with fast food restaurant chain Wendy’s International LLC (“Wendy’s”) to...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

U.S. Sanctions Russian Oil Brokerage Firm, Rosneft, Over Venezuelan Oil Exports

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Today, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed sanctions on Rosneft Trading S.A., a Switzerland-based subsidiary of Russian state-controlled global energy company Rosneft Oil, and its...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: February 2020 #3

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The big news this week is that Alabama is considering a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.  The bill passed the Senate Judiciary Committee; it now heads to a full Senate vote later in this legislative...more

Global Risk Intelligence

Top Global Risks of 2020: Political Unrest

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In 2019, mass revolts created political shockwaves that reached all parts of the globe. The year 2020 is likely to echo the eruptions of the previous year’s political unrest, or at the very least, witness a continuation of...more

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NEPA at 50: What Lies Ahead?

It seems to be the season for 50th anniversaries. The National Environmental Policy Act, signed into law by President Nixon on January 1, 1970, is now a half-century old. The first day of a new decade was no doubt seen as a...more

Franczek P.C.

Gotta' Have Faith in Schools? Per Guidance, Sometimes the Answer Is Yes

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The White House recently announced two initiatives aimed at addressing perceived discrimination in education against students and institutions based on religion. We address one of those initiatives—proposed regulations aimed...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Nebraska Legislature Considers Sales Tax on Digital Advertising

Nebraska Legislature Considers Sales Tax on Digital Advertising - On February 13, 2020, the Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee heard testimony on Legislative Bill 989, which would expand Nebraska’s sales tax base to...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Proposed Bill Would Ban Employee Non-Compete Agreements in Illinois

On February 6, Representative Natalie Manley filed House Bill 4699 with the Illinois House of Representatives. If enacted, the bill would amend the Illinois Freedom to Work Act (“IFWA”) with respect to the legality of...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Venezuela Update: February, 2020 (Spanish)

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Holland & Knight's Venezuela Focus Team invites you to read our Venezuela Update, in which we discuss the latest news, trends and developments in Venezuela that impact the interests of businesses across all industry sectors....more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Legislation - Cannabis Industry News Alert

A bill introduced last week by Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence) that would authorize the use of marijuana to treat certain medical conditions just passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by an 8-1 vote (with one abstention). The...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Venezuela Update: February, 2020

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Holland & Knight's Venezuela Focus Team invites you to read our Venezuela Update, in which we discuss the latest news, trends and developments in Venezuela that impact the interests of businesses across all industry sectors....more

Carlton Fields

The Chronicle: American Adult-Use Marijuana Laws

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Adult-use marijuana has arrived in America. Eleven states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana by adults without a prescription. While the legalization movement began in the American West, two of...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report - February 2020 #5

Just over a month after first convening on January 13, 2020, the General Assembly took its first major action today as the House signed off on its version of the Amended FY20 Budget. ...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

The Democratic Presidential Candidates and Antitrust

With the Democratic primary process in full swing, we thought it fitting to take a look at where the candidates stand with respect to antitrust issues. As it turns out, this is a fairly active election cycle for antitrust,...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

New Washington State Proposal Would Regulate Data Brokers

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If it’s not broker(ed) why fix it? A new data broker bill has been submitted to the Washington State House of Representatives, following in the footsteps of Vermont and California....more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Education Policy Update - February 2020

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The State of Education in Washington - President Trump released his $4.8 trillion budget proposal for FY 2021 spending last week. The president’s budget aims to cut non-defense spending, including funding for the U.S....more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

CCPA Revised Regulations

California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra released revised draft regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) late last week. The AG will accept comments on the revisions until February 25, 2020. The...more

FordHarrison

How Parasite’s Unprecedented Oscars Win Is a Reflection of the War Against Misclassification

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I get it. My last name is Kim. My appearance, as those of you who haven’t met me can tell by my photo, confirms it. It’s obvious I’m Asian-American and particularly of Korean descent. So I get why everyone assumes I’ve seen...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Washington State Lawmakers Divided Over Private Right of Action and Other Relief in Dueling Data Privacy Bills

- The Washington state Senate has passed its version of a consumer data privacy bill as state lawmakers debate proposed legislation for the Washington Privacy Act, the state’s first data privacy law. - In their own bill,...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Legislative Update 02-14-2020 - An analysis from DRM's Government & Public Affairs Team

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Divided House committee approves Act 250 compromise - After more than a year of work, the House Natural Resources Committee voted 6-3 to approve sweeping changes to Vermont’s landmark land-use law, including a provision...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

2020 Environmental Legislative Update No. 1, "Stream of Consciousness" Edition

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Welcome back to the Environmental Legislative Updates for the 2020 Connecticut General Assembly’s “short session.” Since all is well with the Rule of Law in general, let’s see what new Rules and Laws our legislators have in...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Companies' Failed Request to Block Enforcement of AB 5 Signals Uphill Battle for Challengers

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Another California federal judge has denied a request to block the enforcement of California Assembly Bill (AB) 5 while the lawsuit challenging the statute is pending. Specifically, in Olson, et al. v. State of California, et...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Utah Legislative Update: February 2020

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As we reach the midpoint of the 2020 Utah Legislative Session, the state budget has emerged as this year’s theme. In early December 2019, the Legislature met in a Special Session to pass comprehensive tax reform that included...more

Perkins Coie

Food Litigation Year in Review 2019 - A Look at Key Issues Facing Our Industry

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Perkins Coie is pleased to present its fourth annual Food Litigation Year in Review, summarizing important developments in consumer litigation affecting the food and beverage industry. Filings against the food and beverage...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report - February 2020 #4

After shifting to a lower gear last week in an effort to look more closely at the State’s revenues and develop a spending plan for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2020, lawmakers reconvened this morning for Legislative Day 13....more

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