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On February 14, 2019, Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California reversed his November 2018 decision and granted a motion for preliminary injunction filed by the Securities and Exchange...

Your blood is more than just red liquid. It contains living tissue, composed of a variety of cells. Erythrocytes (red blood cells) ferry oxygen; leukocytes (white blood cells) attack invasive material. Platelets staunch bleeding by sticking to each...

Two recent decisions in January 2019 by the New Jersey Appellate Division, Brownlee v. Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. and Skuse v. Pfizer, Inc., illustrate the different consequences for an employer in obtaining its employee’s agreement,...

January ushered in many new developments across many employment law compliance categories. We hope the summary below will help you keep track of the changes most relevant for you: Parental Leave - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

The Belgian Minister of Finance, Alexander De Croo, announced that the deadline for the obligatory registration of Belgian entities in the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) register will be postponed until September 30, 2019 (before it was March 31,...

For those of a certain generation the concept of “The Borg” invokes a seemingly inevitable force that pulls opponents into the “Collective” through a process of assimilation. According to the inestimable source, Wikipedia, the purpose of the Borg was...

The California Financing Law enjoins anyone from engaging in the business of a finance broker without a license from the Commissioner of Business Oversight. Cal. Fin. Code § 22100(a). The CFL, however, defines "broker" in a decidedly unhelpful...

NAFTA 2.0 Update: USTR Provides Congress with List of Legislative Changes Needed to Implement U.S. Mexico-Canada-Agreement - On January 29, 2018, U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) Robert Lighthizer notified the Senate Finance Committee of a list...

The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect late March. All transactions closing on or after the effective date will be governed by the new thresholds....

In a recent case between the owner of a plot with a number of business premises and the local residents the Dutch Data Protection Authority (the DDPA) ruled that the owner is allowed to protect its property with camera surveillance. The DDPA’s...

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