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Harris Beach PLLC

Exemptions to H-1B Cap May Lead to Jackpot Without Winning Lottery

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As another H-1B cap season comes and goes, tens of thousands of hopeful employers and employees will again be informed that their H-1B visa petitions were not among the 85,000 selected in USCIS’s random lottery for processing...more

Dechert LLP

FINRA Proposes Amendments to Rule 5110 (Corporate Financing Rule – Underwriting Terms and Arrangements)

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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. filed proposed amendments to FINRA Rule 5110 (Proposed Rule Change) with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 11, 2019.1 Rule 5110 (Rule) imposes certain...more

Mintz - Employment, Labor & Benefits...

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law – Focus on the Employer “Private Plan” Exemption

Employers in the Commonwealth are fast discovering that the new Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Law, M.G.L c. 175M (“MAPFML”), which begins to phase into effect June 30, 2019, asks much of employers, both administratively...more

Bennett Jones LLP

Proposed Amendments to Rules Applicable to At-the-Market Distributions

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On May 9, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 44-102 – Shelf Distributions (NI 44-102) and Companion Policy 44-102CP Shelf Distributions (see CSA...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

CCPA and IIPPA Update

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Earlier this year, California legislators proposed A.B. 981 (“the proposal”), which, among other things, would have exempted insurance institutions, agents and support organizations (“insurers”) from many provisions of the...more

Vedder Price

TCPA Case Law Review (Vol. 9): How are there still this many TCPA cases?

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The volume of TCPA cases nationwide makes it incredibly difficult to keep up with all of the latest developments. Who wants to engage in the tedious task of reading more than 100 published decisions related to the TCPA...more

Dechert LLP

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Treasury Department Affirm Regulatory Regime for Convertible Virtual Currencies

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued guidance on May 9, 2019, underscoring the application of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and its implementing regulations relating to money...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Georgia Amends Definition of “Mortgage Broker” In Licensing Laws

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On April 18, 2019, Georgia amended its law regarding the licensing of mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers to exempt retailers and retail brokers of manufactured homes, mobile homes, and residential industrialized buildings...more

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Contractors – Protect Your Confidential Information from Wrongful Disclosure

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Unit pricing and other confidential information contained within your bid documents may be recognized as a trade secret under Ohio’s Uniform Trade Secret Act and similar federal laws. What does that mean? In simple terms, it...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Proposed Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act May Limit Scope of the Act

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Following the speedy enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA or Act) in June 2018, business and consumer advocates alike have been pressuring California lawmakers to clarify the many ambiguities raised by the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Privacy FAQs: Does the CCPA exempt businesses from having to disclose privileged communications?

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The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") was enacted in early 2018 as a political compromise to stave off a poorly drafted, and plaintiff’s friendly ballot initiative. Although the CCPA is scheduled to go into force in...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Update: Template Notices for Employees, Extension of Deadlines, and Requested Guidance...

Here is the latest information on the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML) requirements since our last report on April 17, 2019. As the date for issuing final regulations and starting employer contributions...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

US-EU Margin Rules Reference Guide

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This updated guide lays out the margin requirements for uncleared derivative transactions in a user-friendly comparative table. Please see full Guide below for more information....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Breaking News – Massachusetts DFML Confirms That Employers May Be Approved Now For Private Plans That Do Not Provide Paid Leave...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: In important breaking news, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has changed its position and has confirmed that employers may receive approval of a private paid family or medical...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

EMIR Refit – Redefining a “Financial Counterparty” and why this Matters to Fund Managers

Legislative reform to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has now been finalised and the changes are expected to take effect in or around June 2019. The EMIR Refit, as the reform is known, amends the scope of...more

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

Demystifying Life Estate Deeds in Maryland

In Maryland, you can make a beneficiary designation on your real property. This type of transaction is called a Life Estate Deed. It can be a very useful tool to avoid probate while also preserving tax benefits. There are two...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

No Buyer? No Problem. 11th Cir. Affirms Application Of Motor Carrier Act Exemption To Intrastate Drivers Even If Final Recipient...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The Motor Carrier Act exemption to the FLSA (“MCE”) is a powerful defense against overtime claims brought by interstate truck drivers and others involved in the interstate shipment of goods....more

King & Spalding

Food Manufacturers and Other Stakeholders React to Proposed Changes to California’s Proposition 65

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After California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed amendments to Proposition 65’s regulations governing the calculation of safe harbor levels for reproductive toxicants in consumer products,...more

Conn Kavanaugh

Deadlines Extended for Paid Family and Medical Leave Notification and Exemption Requirements

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On May 1, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (“Department”) extended two deadlines for employer obligations in complying with Paid Family Medical Leave Act, G. L. c. 175M (“Act”). First, the deadline for providing...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Measles Outbreak and Implications for Connecticut Schools

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Measles is spreading rapidly across the United States. As of April 26, the CDC has confirmed 704 individual cases of measles in 22 states. CDC, Measles Cases and Outbreaks. This is the largest number of cases reported in the...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

EIR for Downtown San Francisco Mixed-Use Project Upheld Under Supreme Court’s Newly Articulated Standard of Review

The belatedly published South of Market Community Action Network v. City and County of San Francisco (2019) ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (“South of Market”), is the first published decision in which the court applies the principles...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Implementation Date For The USDA’s National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

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The implementation date for the disclosure obligations triggered by the USDA’s final rule establishing a national standard for the disclosure of bioengineered ingredients in certain food products is January 1, 2020 for...more

Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC

Google Searches Don’t Count as Due Diligence; FINRA Gives Broker an “F” in Email Review; and the Perils of Wearing too Many Hats: ...

Ever Wonder What Happens if Your Firm Blows the Private Offering Exemption? The SEC filed an administrative proceeding against Mutual Coin Fund LLC and Usman Majeed (founder) related to their sale of limited partnership...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Countdown to CCPA: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Starting in 2020, “inventory management” takes on new meaning in California. Going into effect Jan. 1, 2020, the CCPA grants five new rights to consumers respecting personal information....more

King & Spalding

New York City and Los Angeles Require New Building Standards to Address Climate Change

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New York City and Los Angeles have announced unprecedented plans to address climate change with an emphasis on greenhouse gas emissions from large buildings. New York City enacted a legislation package requiring certain...more

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