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On April 5, 2021, Director of Ohio’s Department of Health (ODH), Stephanie McCloud, issued two new orders, including a consolidated Director’s Order for Social Distancing, Facial Coverings and Non-Congregating and a Director’s Order Rescinding Various Orders.

As federal and state regulations continue to address energy industry emissions amid growing ESG pressure from investors, here are three ways companies can minimize the release of fugitive emissions......
By: Opportune LLP

Monday, April 5th, marked the deadline for compliance with the information blocking regulations implemented by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).  As a follow-up to our earlier FAQs on these new rules......

Title VII requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to allow employees to work in ways compatible with their religious beliefs and practices.

Now that the country is on course to see all adult Americans eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in a matter of days, and an increasing number of employees are returning to the workplace, vaccination status is likely to be an increasingly common topic over the coming weeks and months.

Acting Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance, John Coates, provided additional comments on SPACs on April 8, 2021.  Acting Director Coates noted the “unprecedented surge” in SPAC activity....

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security has added seven Chinese entities to the Entity List. This rule is effective 8 April 2021.   On 8 April 2021, the U.S.

Tensions between the U.S. and China have grown over recent years, with China becoming a top national security priority. U.S. regulators have become concerned about Chinese military and civil integration, and sensitive U.S. technologies or information making their way to China.

Last month, the president signed Executive Order 14021, directing the Department of Education (DOE) to review the Trump administration’s controversial Title IX regulations and provide findings within 100 days.

On 8 January 2021, the Luxembourg Tax Authorities published a Circular clarifying the interest limitation rules introduced in Luxembourg legislation in 2018, which implemented the European Union Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive 2016/1164 (ATAD 1).

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