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More and more family owned businesses, from the largest to the smallest, are engaging in philanthropy....
By: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD5) entered into force in July 2018. MLD5 updates the legal framework under the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD4) and must be implemented by the EU member states by January 2020....

In the last decade, social media platforms have embedded themselves in the human resources function in companies worldwide. Companies like LinkedIn and Indeed have built empires based on clever deployment of social media to assist in the hiring and...

FCC Quarterly Section 63.10(c)(2) International Traffic and Revenue Report - All carriers authorized to provide international communications service and classified as dominant must file a quarterly report detailing traffic and revenue data for the...

On September 5, 2018, Michigan became the 11th state to enact a mandatory paid sick leave law — the Earned Sick Time Act. The act was a citizen petition-initiated measure that the state legislature approved....

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the FCC, announced this morning that the National Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) tests scheduled for this Thursday, September 20, have been...

The Senate convenes Monday at 2 p.m. The House is in recess, returning Sept. 25. At this writing, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court on...

Like many other industries, I have recently seen an increase in another type of lawsuit against professional apartment ownership/management: complaints asserting that a company website is not accessible to those with a visual disability. The claims...

Insurers may soon benefit from reporting revisions to diversify and strengthen investment portfolios and enhance managing Risk Based Capital (“RBC”). As part of the ongoing National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) Investment...

I attended the International Franchise Association’s Franchise Action Network (“FAN”) Annual Meeting last week in Washington D. C. Basically, this is an educational event culminating in the participants being sent out to the “Hill” to lobby their...

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