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In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: • French bank Société Générale sued over Cuba holdings. (WSJ) • In testimony, former South African President Zuma says no graft occurred. (Irish Times) • Waivers and the SEC. (WSJ) • EU holds seven optical...

Starting January 1, 2020, New York City public accommodations that provide portable ramps for entrance accessibility will be required to post signs advertising portable ramp availability and listing a phone number for portable ramp requests....

The limited liability company did not exist as a legally recognized business entity in New York when I first began handling business divorce cases in the 1980s. Decades later, the LLC is “King of the Hill,” having displaced closely held business...

In an eminent domain proceeding, the property owner and the condemning agency each typically introduce evidence of just compensation through valuation experts. The jury is then required to render a verdict in between the owner’s (high) valuation and...

Shook Takes the Pulse of General Counsel on Maturation of Global Cannabis Market - More than half of in-house counsel surveyed in a new white paper by Shook, Hardy & Bacon plan to increase legal spending in the next two years to accommodate the...

Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd., the first employment competition case to reach the UK’s highest court in over a century was decided on July 3, 2019, changing the landscape for noncompetition agreements in the UK....

The SEC published a statement that encourages market participants to proactively manage their transition away from LIBOR and outlines several potential areas that may warrant increased attention during that time. It is expected that parties reporting...

On March 29, 2019, Mexico’s government launched the Pilot Program to Register Domestic Workers to the Mandatory Social Security Regime, allowing domestic workers to have access to social security and health care benefits. ...

Inverse condemnation litigation and liability has become a particularly hot topic in California over the last several years. Not many attorneys specialize in this area, and there are a number of traps for the unwary lawyers, public agencies, and...

On June 30, 2019, China's National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) jointly issued the updated negative lists for year 2019 (the 2019 Negative Lists) that set out the sectors where foreign investment is...

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