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WTO Authorizes US Tariffs in Boeing/Airbus Arbitration Decision

On October 2, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued an arbitration decision in European Communities and Certain Member States – Measures Affecting Trade...

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: What Has Changed and What Remains the Same?

The California legislative session ended with a bang on 13 September, when legislators passed several noteworthy amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)....

US: SEC Proposes Amendments to Regulation S-K: What Foreign Private Issuers Need to Know

On 8 August 2019, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued for public comment certain proposed amendments to Regulation S-K.1 Regulation S-K principally...

US Government Escalates Sanctions Against the Government of Venezuela

On August 5, 2019, President Trump issued Executive Order 13884 (“Venezuela EO”) blocking all property of the Government of Venezuela (“GOV”), a significant escalation of sanctions...

US: How to Know If Your Vendor is a ‘Service Provider’ Under CCPA

A vexing issue under the California Consumer Privacy Act is how to interpret the definition of "sale" and how to know if exceptions -...

The implications of Lorenzo v. SEC on Rule 10b-5

Background On 27 March 2019, in Lorenzo v. SEC, the US Supreme Court handed the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a victory. In this...

US: Overlapping Policies Prove Costly To Employers

Three recent decisions arising under the National Labor Relations Act highlight that ambiguity and inattentiveness are the twin banes of labor and employment attorneys....

US State Omnibus Privacy Laws – A Primer

In 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), the first state-level "omnibus" privacy law, which imposes broad obligations on businesses to provide...

Webinar Invitation: An In-Depth Look into the Paradigm Shift of the DOJ on Corporate...

The Department of Justice's view on corporate compliance took a dramatic turn with the recent announcement of a new policy by the Antitrust Division. ...

US: Maine and Nevada’s New Data Privacy Laws and the California Consumer Privacy Act...

Selling or trading personal information -- a common practice in the adtech industry -- is increasingly under regulatory scrutiny and legislators around the world...

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