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On June 6, the State of Washington sued EPA in federal court to stop EPA from approving Washington’s own water quality standards.  This is the latest installment in a multiyear battle over whether Washington’s water quality criteria for the...

Time has run out on a deceptive pricing lawsuit against Fossil, with the parties reaching a $4.5 million settlement agreement. Timur Safransky accused the timepiece company of using deceptive comparative price tags on watches at its outlet stores to...

The Growth and Emerging Markets Committee, a committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions that aims to promote the development and efficiency of emerging securities and futures markets, has published a series of...

On a June 5, 2019, the SEC adopted Form CRS (“relationship summary”), along with new and amended rules and forms, to improve retail investors’ understanding of the different investment-related services provided by registered broker-dealers,...

Illinois lawmakers recently approved House Bill 1438, referred to as the “Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act,” legalizing recreational marijuana. Governor Pritzker is expected to sign the bill into law, making Illinois the 11th state to legalize...

In 2015, the European Court of Justice struck down Safe Harbor, the legal device that enabled data transfers from the European Union to the United States. This summer, Safe Harbor’s successor, Privacy Shield, may meet the same fate....

Under both New York and federal law, a party is entitled to seek an order to compel arbitration if it is “aggrieved” by another party’s failure to arbitrate a dispute despite being bound to do so. But what does it mean for a party to be “aggrieved”...

The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the International Organization of Securities Commissions have published a joint discussion paper on central counterparty default management auctions. Comments should be provided by August 9,...

Earlier this year, in U.S. Water Services, Inc. v. Novozymes A/S, the Federal Circuit reversed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, partially granting judgment as a matter of law in favor of...

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