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Summer travel is upon us! Gone are the days of just packing a suitcase full of clothes and a good book. Today, most of us cannot board a plane without a laptop, tablet, smartphone or two. “Travelers are particularly vulnerable to security threats...

On 4 July 2019 the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its findings following a review of the safeguarding arrangements in 11 non-bank payment service providers (“PSPs”). The FCA has identified certain compliance failings....

Recently, the government of Canada published the final version of the new Patent Rules (SOR/2019-251) in Canada Gazette, Part II on July 10, 2019. The new Rules and associated amendments to the Patent Act will come into force on October 30, 2019....

Blockstack - On July 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) qualified Blockstack PBC’s (“Blockstack’s”) offering circular, enabling Blockstack to commence sales and distribution of up to $40 million worth of its Stacks Tokens...

When the news broke Friday afternoon that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta would be resigning from his post, employers across the country began wondering what this transition would mean for them. You may have even heard speculation that Acosta’s...

Implementation of the rent cap could have a significant negative impact on returns for investors in Berlin residential investments—will it be challenged? Over the past decade, Berlin has experienced a significant rent increase for residential space....

CMA investigation into Amazon/Deliveroo and Paypal/iZettle deals highlights the regulator's increased interest in technology transactions....
By: White & Case LLP

On July 10, 2019, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board designated as precedential Focal Therapeutics, Inc. v. Senorx, Inc., IPR2014-00116, Paper 19 (PTAB, July 21, 2014), which concerned the rules governing depositions in the context of an inter partes...

The Italian parliament has introduced new provisions regarding the tax regime applicable to so-called “real estate owned companies” (“Reoco”) established to ensure securitization transactions involving “non performing loans” (“NPL”) or “unlikely to...

On July 9, 2019, the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) released two reports addressing hospice deficiencies and the risks, potential harm, and actual harm those deficiencies posed to hospice beneficiarie. ...

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