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ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS - DOJ Files Superseding Indictment in Haitian Port Corruption Plot - On October 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a superseding indictment in the District of Massachusetts against Roger Boncy charging...

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies have been forced to re-examine how they litigate and settle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. Specifically, companies are facing increasing criticism if they compel claims of sexual...

On November 14, 2018, the New York State Appellate Division Second Judicial Department reversed the dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit against directors and officers of a U.K. company and certain of its affiliates asserting claims for...

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the shipping industry with respect to violations of the Shipping Act - can a single act constitute a Shipping Act violation or does there have to be more pervasive or systematic conduct? But clear skies are not far...

I make a point to never post on the weekends. But this is a huge deal. And although it is a beautiful autumn afternoon outside, we need to talk TCPAland. Congress just proposed a bill to attack robocalls by leveraging the TCPA that is really...

According to the Pew Research Center, Twitter users tweeted the hashtag #MeToo more than 19 million times in just over a year since actress Alyssa Milano popularized the hashtag. Other research found Google users have searched #MeToo on the Internet...

On November 19, 2018, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) released its advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to control the export of emerging technologies. Comments on the ANPRM are due to the BIS on or...

• The Bureau of Industry and Security published a notice yesterday seeking public comments on how it should define and identify a wide variety of emerging technologies that are not now controlled for export, but should be because they are essential...

• The U.S. Department of Education (Department) on Nov. 16, 2018 proposed sweeping changes to the regulations implementing Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sexual harassment and sex discrimination. • The newly proposed regulations underscore...

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