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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Two New Laws Impose Increased Burden on NYC Firms - Hedge Up Alert: A Heads-Up on Employment Issues Confronting the Investment...

• New York City’s new Temporary Schedule Change Law requires firms to accommodate employee requests for temporary schedule changes for qualifying reasons up to two times per year. • An amendment to the New York City Human...more

Payne & Fears

AB 2282 Clarifies Law Banning Inquiries on Salary History

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The Salary History Ban - As Payne & Fears LLP previously reported, in October 2017 Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 168 which amended California's Equal Pay Act to prohibit California employers from: (1)...more

Fisher Phillips

Ohio Jumps on the Bandwagon of States Legally Recognizing Blockchain Data

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In May 2018, Ohio lawmakers introduced SB 300 seeking to become one of the latest U.S. states to legally recognize smart contracts and records stored on a blockchain. Introduced by State Senator Matt Dolan, the bill amended...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Illinois General Assembly Amends State's Liquor Control Act - New Law Allows Municipalities to Control Locations of Bars, Other...

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• Public Act 100-0663, recently signed into law, amends the Illinois Liquor Control Act. The amendment provides municipalities the authority to allow local liquor control commissioners to grant exemptions to the state's...more

Dentons

The Gas to Power Africa Congress

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South Africa’s economy has stagnated and, for our economy to grow and attract significant infrastructure investments, there needs to be policy certainty, especially with regard to energy policy. It is for this reason that the...more

Mintz Levin - Employment Matters

California Clarifies its Salary History Ban

Earlier this month, Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 2282 into law, clarifying several unanswered questions concerning California’s salary history ban. The law amends Labor Code sections 1197.5 and 432.3, which as we have...more

Dentons

Changes in Russian Real Estate legislation - Quarter 2 of 2018

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Amendments to the federal laws - Federal Law No. 89-FZ On Amendments to Article 26 of the Russian Federation Town-Planning Code of April 23, 2018 - We remind readers that in accordance with the Russian Federation...more

Dentons

Trademark legislation in Kazakhstan has been amended significantly

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On June 20, 2018, the RK President signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 161-VI “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan Concerning the Improvement of Legislation in the Sphere of...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

New California Statute Shields Victims/Employers from Defamation Claims

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2770 (Assembly Member Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks), an act to amend Section 47 of the Civil Code. The bill should protect both sexual harassment victims and employers...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Virginia Data Breach Law Amended to Include Income Tax Preparers

We have frequently reported about how devastating and widespread tax fraud is in the U.S.—in the past affecting hundreds of thousands of U.S. tax payers. Income tax preparers are at risk for cyber intrusions because they hold...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Washington Amends Notary Licensing Provisions

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The state of Washington replaced all existing sections of its notary licensing provisions and added new sections to Chapter 308-30 of the Washington Administrative Code in order to implement the provisions of the Revised...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

Amended current federal laws brings changes for higher education institutions

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In late May, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (aka Bill S.2155) was signed into law. The act covers a wide range of issues related to banking and lending regulations (which are currently...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Oklahoma Amends its Consumer Credit Code

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Effective July 1, 2018, ninety percent (90%) of all fees and civil penalties collected under the Oklahoma Consumer Credit Code will be deposited in the Consumer Credit Administrative Expenses Revolving Fund, and ten percent...more

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Iowa Will Permit Employers to Have a Lower Standard For Positive Alcohol Tests JULY 1, 2018

Iowa’s statute regulating drug and alcohol testing for private sector employers establishes a number of different requirements for employers that want to conduct alcohol or drug testing of applicants or employees. A uniform...more

Fisher Phillips

Workplace Law Update For Washington Employers, Summer 2018 Edition

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Washington’s lawmakers and regulators have not taken a summer holiday this year, remaining active by passing new regulations based on legislation from the last legislative cycle or reacting to new case law by creating new...more

Carlton Fields

2018 Florida Legislature Amends Construction Statute Of Limitations And Repose

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The Florida Legislature has amended the construction statute of limitations and repose a second time in two years. Effective July 1, the amendments include (1) a provision addressing completion of the contract and final...more

Harris Beach PLLC

NY Legislature Adds Bereavement Leave to NY Paid Family Leave Law

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On Wednesday, June 20, the New York State Legislature passed an amendment to the state’s Paid Family Leave Act (PFL), adding “bereavement leave” as a qualifying reason for leave. The amendment will grant virtually all...more

White & Case LLP

Amendments to the Foreign Investments Legislation: New Requirements for Information Disclosure

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On 31 May 2018, the President signed Federal Law No. 122-FZ amending Federal Law No. 160-FZ dated 9 July 1999 "On Foreign Investments in the Russian Federation" ("Law No. 160-FZ") and Federal Law No. 57-FZ dated 29 April 2008...more

Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

Maryland Employers Required to Protect Employee’s Personal Information

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As data breaches affecting businesses around the world continue to dominate the headlines, it’s worth ensuring that your business is complying with the recently amended Maryland Personal Information Protection Act (“MPIPA”)....more

White & Case LLP

Public disclosure of Equity Owners in Mexico

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Amendments (the "Reform") to the General Law of Mexican Companies (Ley General de Sociedades Mercantiles or "LGSM") require permanent public disclosure of equity owners in limited liability companies (sociedades de...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Maryland Amends Provision Regarding Mortgage Broker Finder’s Fee

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Maryland recently enacted Senate Bill 566, which amends its mortgage broker finder’s fee law to restrict the amount of a finder’s fee a mortgage broker may charge a borrower when securing a mortgage loan on the same property...more

Perkins Coie

New Data Breach Notification Laws Spring 2018: What You Need to Know

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This spring has brought a particularly active round of revisions to state data breach notification laws. Most notably, as of July 1, 2018, every state will have a breach notification law. Alabama and South Dakota both passed...more

White and Williams LLP

Florida Extends Filing Time for Claims Subject to the Statute of Repose

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Under Florida’s construction-related statute of repose, Fla. Stat. § 95.11, actions based on the design, planning or construction of an improvement to real property are barred if not commenced within 10 years after the later...more

Morris James LLP

Guns, Guns, and Guns – Tarasoff 3.0?

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No topic has been hotter this year than gun control. The debate has raged with bills into the double digits on bump stocks, magazine sizes, purchase age, bans, and protection orders. While most of these bills that make it to...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Financial Reform Legislation (S. 2155) Becomes Law with Industry Support

Described as “the first bipartisan banking law to be enacted in a decade” by the American Bankers Association, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law on May 24, 2018 following...more

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