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In December 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill into law that requires telemarketers to advise consumers at the very beginning of telemarketing calls of their right to be placed on the company’s Do-Not-Call (DNC) list......

On November 23, 2022, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the U.S. Copyright Office issued a Federal Register Notice (Notice) announcing the offices’ joint study of intellectual property (IP) issues related to non-fungible tokens (NFTs)......

Foreign direct investment (FDI) regimes continue to proliferate and mature globally. Given their increasing ubiquity and potential impact on deals, parties must prioritize FDI when considering cross-border M&A transactions.

In what has been earmarked as the largest government enforcement PFAS action to date, California’s attorney general last month filed an historic lawsuit against more than a dozen per-and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) manufacturers – as well as “John Doe” PFAS manufacturers – seeking equitable

Summary - Where an employer can and does track the exact time in minutes that its employees work each shift, and those records show that employees were not paid for all the time they worked, neutral time rounding is not a viable defense....

The rigidity of the Community Infrastructure Levy regime means that one small mistake can have significant financial implications – exemptions, deductions or reliefs may be lost, surcharges imposed, or large CIL bills forced to be paid upfront.

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an open meeting to be held on December 14, 2022 to consider a number of matters, including the final amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act....

On December 5, 2022, Black, Gould & Associates, Inc. (“BGA”) reported a data breach with the Maine Attorney General after the company discovered that consumer information stored on its computer system was compromised after an unauthorized party gained access to the BGA network.

You are about to deliver the first shipment to a retailer in a lucrative new contract for the tech hardware you sell, when they ask: "Was forced labour used at any stage of the production or shipping of any of these products?" Eyebrows are raised.

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