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Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

More Sauce For the Chevron Goose

Last week, EPA proposed revisions to its regulations governing the issuance of water quality certifications under § 401 of the Clean Water Act. The regulations are long-overdue and, notwithstanding the source, some of the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

House Of Commons Treasury Committee Report on tax disputes

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A notable feature of the UK tax landscape is the ever-increasing powers available to the UK tax authority, HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”), to challenge all forms of tax non-compliance. However, questions have arisen in recent...more

Ulmer & Berne LLP

Ohio Senate Bill 57 Legalizes Hemp Growing and Sale of CBD Products in Ohio

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Ohio Senate Bill 57 was signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine on July 30, 2019, legalizing the cultivation of hemp (with a license from the Ohio Department of Agriculture) and the immediate sale of cannabidiol (CBD)...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Products in a New Dimension: Manufacturing Considerations for 3D-Printed Products

Since its advent more than 30 years ago, the 3D printing market has grown, and will continue to expand for a myriad of reasons, including sustainability and reduced energy consumption. As the process, including the applicable...more

Ulmer & Berne LLP

Why Is FINRA So Interested In Your Non-Securities Business?

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Rightly or wrongly, I don’t know much about cryptocurrencies or digital coins. But that’s ok. What is worrisome, on the other hand, is that I am increasingly concerned that FINRA doesn’t either. And while my own ignorance...more

Franczek P.C.

OSHA Redesigns Whistleblower Protection Program Website. Is your Anti-Retaliation Program up to Date?

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OSHA recently modernized its Whistleblower Protection Program Website. The redesigned site includes useful and interactive materials regarding whistleblower statutes enforced by OSHA, including a video that highlights...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Investors Welcome ADGM’s Guidance on Dedicated Cryptoasset Framework

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The Abu Dhabi Global Market’s Guidance clarifies and expands FSRA expectations for OCAB Framework license holders. In June 2018, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) unveiled a...more

Hogan Lovells

Italian government acts to strengthen further its "golden powers"

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On July 11, 2019, the Italian Government adopted Law Decree No. 64/2019 (DL 64/2019) which amends the law known as the "Golden Power Legislation" (Law Decree No. 21 of March 15, 2012, as subsequently amended) enshrining...more

Dentons

Private Security General Regulations 2019

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Following the enactment of the Private Security Regulation Act No. 13 of 2016 (the Act), the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government gazetted the Private Security (General) Regulations, 2019...more

Jones Day

CFTC Scrutiny of Opportunistic CDS Strategies Extends Beyond Manufactured Credit Events

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The Situation: Following its recent joint statement on opportunistic strategies in the credit derivatives market with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority...more

Dentons

Are loyalty points schemes a form of electronic money?

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A case currently before the German courts concerning Lufthansa's Miles & More loyalty points scheme raises the question of whether loyalty points schemes are now considered to be a form of electronic money. The outcome of the...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

FTC Litigation with D-Link Ends with Comprehensive Settlement

by Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP on

In 2017, the FTC filed a complaint against D-Link Systems, Inc. (D-Link) alleging that the Taiwan-based computer networking equipment manufacturer had taken inadequate security measures which left its wireless routers and...more

Stoel Rives LLP

EPA's New Section 401 Guidance: Will It Limit States' Authority or Just Make Them Mad?

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Frustrated by some states’ use of their Clean Water Act (CWA) section 401 authority to oppose or delay energy projects—particularly the transportation of fossil fuels—the Trump Administration last Friday issued the second...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Solo alcaldes locales podrán certificar residencia de proyectos petroleros y mineros en Colombia

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Apreciado cliente, por considerarlo de su interés, Holland & Knight Colombia S.A.S. le informa sobre la expedición del Decreto 1158 de 2019, en el cual se regulan los criterios para la expedición de certificados de residencia...more

Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Facebook Enters Epicenter of Blockchain Technology with Libra

by Norris McLaughlin, P.A. on

The questions of exactly what money is and who will control it have become much more interesting, as Facebook unveils plans for a frictionless cryptocurrency called Libra. Facebook describes it as “a digital asset designed to...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Why EPA’s Clean Water Act Section 401 Guidance Will Have No Practical Impact on Pipeline Projects

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the rollout of its new Clean Water Act Section 401 Guidance for Federal Agencies, States and Authorized Tribes which replaces an April 2010 Interim Guidance...more

Morgan Lewis

In Rare 3-3-3 Decision, Supreme Court Upholds Virginia Ban on Uranium Mining

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The US Supreme Court issued its decision on June 17 in the case of Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren. The Court affirmed the decision of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which held that the Atomic Energy Act...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Supreme Court Decides Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

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On June 17, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren, concluding that Virginia may ban uranium mining within its borders because the federal Atomic Energy Act (AEA) does not preempt State mining...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Highest EU Court: Skype is a Regulated Telecommunications Services – Gmail is Not

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In two long-awaited decisions handed down yesterday and last week, respectively, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) had the opportunity to decide the fate of online or “over-the-top” (OTT) communications services under...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Federal Reserve Finalizes Rule to Repeal Regulations that Incorporated SAFE Act

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The Federal Reserve Board issued final amendments to its regulations to reflect the transfer of the Board’s rulemaking authority for the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE Act) to the CFPB – the CFPB...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Commercial Passenger and Cargo Flights Between U.S. and Venezuela Suspended

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Because of security concerns, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on May 15, 2019, ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela. The suspension of...more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

FDA Holds First Public Hearing on CBD Regulation

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As the market for Cannabidiol (CBD) products continues to rapidly expand across the country, federal agencies are in the early phase of establishing regulations for the processing, dispensing, and ingestion of CBD products....more

McDermott Will & Emery

USDA Issues Opinion on Several Hemp-Related Provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On May 28, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a legal opinion to address questions raised by several hemp-related provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2018, better known as the 2018 Farm Bill....more

Beveridge & Diamond PC

The Supreme Court Decides the United States Cannot Have Title to Running Waters

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The Supreme Court determined in Sturgeon v. Frost that the Nation River, located near Alaska’s eastern border, is not public land for purposes of regulation by the National Park Service (NPS). This case arose due to a...more

WilmerHale

3 Key Issues In UK's 'Online Harms' Regulatory Framework

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How do you police the internet? That is the question that the government sought to answer with the launch of last month’s online harms white paper. The white paper, a cross-departmental collaboration between the home...more

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