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The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), responsible for administering the GDPR and privacy laws in the UK, has published its Regulatory Action Policy, setting out its objectives and priorities for the coming years. It aims to "create an...

The federal government has launched Canada’s new Digital Charter that comprises 10 broad principles to govern the use of data in the digital world. The stated purpose of the Digital Charter is to guide dialogue around changes in the laws governing...

For many practitioners, it seems that change is the only certainty at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. And only five months into the year, change in 2019 has become more certain than ever. Late last year, the PTAB revamped its standard operating...

Amidst the thicket of federal regulators that populate Washington is the obscure Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Founded on the eve of World War II, CFIUS is an inter-agency task force. Its mandate is to evaluate mergers...

Join David Ackert as he interviews Molly Porter, Director of Marketing at Seyfarth in this episode of the Market Leaders Podcast. Tune in to hear them discuss: - How Molly applies Design Thinking concepts to better connect to her firm's prospects...

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced meetings to be held this summer related to public health and marijuana. The CDC’s Board of Scientific Counselors will convene for a...

The saga of Zhang Hong Li v DBS Bank will continue at the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong, the highest court in the Special Administrative Region....
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Focus - California’s statewide rent-cap proposal gets two key changes - The Mercury News – May 20 - A closely-watched bill that would ban steep rent hikes throughout California has been softened — slightly — in an effort to win over skeptics as a...

Following a recent breakfast briefing, partner Patrick Clancy (London-Finance) highlights the following four key points to be aware of regarding the latest developments in the transition from the LIBOR lending benchmark......

Today's post continues my discussion of the Court of Appeal's holding in Han v. Hallberg, 2019 Cal. App. LEXIS 475 that a trust is a person that may be a partner under the California Uniform Partnership Act. As I noted yesterday, the Court of Appeal...

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