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On 28 January 2019, the European Commission published its Report to the Council and Parliament regarding “Competition enforcement in the pharmaceutical sector (2009-2017)” (“Report“)....
By: Hogan Lovells

As if the current legal environment for employers and their insurance carriers was not sufficiently challenging, state legislatures are considering bills, inter alia, to expand the definition of a hostile work environment, to expand coverage of...

On January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board ruled in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc. that franchisees who operate shared-ride vans for SuperShuttle at the Dallas-Forth Worth airport are independent contractors and thus are excluded from protection...

It is not is too late to plan for 2018. Under Section 663(b) of the Code, the “65 Day Rule” provides an opportunity for estates and certain trusts to elect to treat distributions made within 65 days of year-end as if made on the last day of the prior...

The President signed on Friday, February 15, 2019, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, an appropriations bill to keep the government fully open. In the Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) from the House Appropriations Committee that accompanied...

Over the past several years, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes North Carolina and South Carolina) has significantly lowered the bar for plaintiffs to get to a jury trial on their claims of sexual or other forms of prohibited...

The Georgia Senate is considering a bill to expand the state’s laws against unlawful eavesdropping by prohibiting the recording of a conversation unless all parties to the conversation consent. The filing of the bill has led many to speculate that...

Shortly after New Jersey passed a substantial minimum wage increase, the state legislature remains busy, and a series of other employment laws are making their way through the state Assembly and Senate. On February 8, 2018, the Senate Commerce...

With less than two months left to the 29 March deadline, and little political consensus, the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and the UK crashing out of the customs union and becoming a ‘third country’ increases. If your business manufactures,...

The Equifax and Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandals, coupled with the proliferation of state privacy and security laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)—as well as proposed laws in Washington and Massachusetts—have increased demand...

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