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Visa Status Filing Dates Announced, USCIS Fee Hike Reminder
Barnes & Thornburg (Indiana)     September 25, 2020

BWC Board Approves $1.5 Billion Dividend for Ohio Employers
Kegler Brown Hill+Ritter (Ohio)     September 25, 2020

New Executive Order Directs Constraints on Federal Contractors’ and Grantees’ Diversity and Inclusion Training
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 25, 2020

Hacked Patient Records Land Athens Orthopedic Clinic in Hot Water with OCR
McGuireWood s(Virginia)     September 25, 2020

SEC Finalizes Changes to the Requirements for Submission of Shareholder Proposals:  Prepare for 2022 Proxy Season
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 25, 2020

Case Update: NSW Court of Appeals Provides Guidance to Liquidators on Distributing Investment Funds
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September25, 2020

Talking Tax
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September25, 2020

Independent Contractor of Employee? With Recent Amendments to Calfornia’s AB5 Law, the Battle Continues
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     September 24, 2020

SEC Amends Disclosure Rules Regarding Business Description, Legal Proceedings, and Risk Factors
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 24, 2020

DOJ Requests Comment on Revision of Bank Merger Guidelines
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 24, 2020

Life Insurance Proceeds Payable to Estate are Subject to Creditor Claims
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     September 24, 2020

DOL Announces Proposed Rule on Classifying Employees and Independent Contractors
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 24, 2020

Land Owner Transparency Act in Force November 30, 2020
Clark Wilson (British Columbia)     September 23, 2020

The U.S. First, Fifth and Sixth Circuits Render Recent Decisions That Analyze the Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements, Teaching Employers Some Valuable Lessons
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 23, 2020

What’s New? Revised Paid Leave Regulations
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 23, 2020

Does Federal of State Privilege Law Govern Pendent State Law Claims in Federal Question Cases
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     September 22, 2020

Prior Knowledge Exclusions Apply Where Insured Received Three Letters from Potential Claimants and Issued Two Litigation Holds Before Policy Incepted
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 22, 2020

DOJ Directs U.S. Affiliate of Qatari-Owned Al Jazeera to Register as Foreign Agent
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 22, 2020

China 301 Duty Refunds – What is Next?
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     September 22, 2020

Biden Platform Proposes Major Changes to Government Ethics and Lobbying Regulation
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 21, 2020

Terminating Employees After the Sale of a Business
Field Law (Alberta, Canada)     September 21, 2020

Bricks and Mortar or Online Order? Federal Court of Appeal Decides What Constitutes Trademark “Use” in Association with Hotel Services
Clark Wilson (British Columbia)     September 21, 2020

Foreign Acquisition and Takeovers Reforms: Further Details of New National Security Test Released
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 21, 2020

USPTO Patent Fees to Increase October 2
Barnes & Thornburg (Indiana)     September 18, 2020

Commerce Department Identifies Prohibited WeChat, TikTok Transactions
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 18, 2020

Eleventh Circuit Panel Finds Class Action Incentive Payment Improper
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     September 18, 2020

Elective Surgery, Dentistry and Allied Health Update: Victoria
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 18, 2020

Reminder to New York Employers: Sick-Leave Complaint Policy Due September 20, 2020
Patterson Belknap (New York, NY)     September 17, 2020

OFCCP Releases 2020 Corporate Scheduling Announcement List
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 17, 2020

LOTR – The Land Owner Transparency Registry
Clark Wilson (British Columbia, Canada)     September 16, 2020

The Role of Minutes in Protecting Companies and Their Directors
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 16, 2020

Medical and Healthcare Providers in the Spotlight Over Payroll Tax Obligations
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 16, 2020

FinCEN Rule Ends AML Program Exemption for Banks that Lack a Federal Regulator
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     September 15, 2020

EPL Insurer Must Defend Lawsuit Derived in Part from EEOC Claim and Retaliation Lawsuit
Filed Prior to Policy Period

Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 15, 2020

Latest FCC Move Against Robocalls Would Increase Caller ID Authentication, Other Requirements
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 15, 2020

Consumer and Developer App-Etite for Google Plat and Apple ‘Marketplaces’
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 15, 2020

Do You Have a Client Who is a Member of the Bank of Mum and Dad?
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 15, 2020

SEC Adopts Rules to Regulate Proxy Advisory Firms
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 14, 2020

Sanctions Carve-Out Bars Coverage for Show Cause Order Issued to Attorney
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 14, 2020

FCC Moves Ahead with Modernizing Foreign Ownership Reviews by Team Telecom
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 11, 2020

New Arizona LLC Act Now Governs All LLCs
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     September 10, 2020

Crafting an Enforceable Right of First Refusal
Turner Padget (South Carolina)     September 10, 2020

Super Circular Changes Bring New Focus, New Requirements, and Greater Clarity for Federal Grants
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 10, 2020

Pre-Policy Email Demanding Payment of Overdue Legal Fees is Not a Claim
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 10, 2020

Australian Senate: Blockchain Will Have a Profound Impact on the Economy
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 9, 2020

White House Issues Space Policy Directive on Cybersecurity
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 8, 2020

USCIS Announces New Fees: What Employers Need to Know
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     September 8, 2020

Cable FY2020 Annual Regulatory Fees Due by September 25, 2020
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 8, 2020

Golden Rules of Preparing a Business Interruption Claim
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 8, 2020

ASIC Publishes Guidance on Enhanced Regulatory Sandbox for Fintech Businesses
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 7, 2020

Court Reiterates Exclusive Arbitration Agreement May Override Indiana Medical Malpractice Act
Barnes & Thornburg (Indiana)     September 4, 2020

Do CRTs and CLTs Need to Be Registered With the CA Attorney General?
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     September 3, 2020

Copyright Preemption Remix – The Second Circuit Finds Implied Preemption of Right of Publicity Claim Relating to Remixes on Mixtape
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     September 2, 2020

Welcome Back… Kreditor
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 2, 2020

Hospitals Required to Provide Patients with Transparent Pricing
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     September 2, 2020

Protection fro Street Art on Buildings
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     September 2, 2020

Workplace Bullies: An Employer’s Duty to Respond
Field Law (Alberta, Canada)     September 2, 2020

ASIC’s New Regime for Facilitating Withdrawals from ‘Frozen Funds’
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 2, 2020

New Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List to Help Strengthen Labour Market
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     September 2, 2020

SEC Amends Disclosure Rules Regarding Business Description, Legal Proceedings and Risk Factors
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     September 1, 2020

Insurer That Breached Duty to Defend Bears Burden on Allocation of Defense Costs
Wiley (District of Columbia)     September 1, 2020

Global Universities See Opportunities in India’s New National Education Policy
Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter (Ohio)     August 31, 2020

Performance Bonds – Do You Ever Get What You Pay For?
Clark Wilson (British Columbia, Canada)     August 31, 2020

AGM Season and Executive Equity Arrangements
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 31, 2020

Commerce Seeks Comments on Foundational Technologies, Potential Export Controls and CFIUS Impacts
Wiley (District of Columbia)     August 28, 2020

FCC Report Recommends Opening Up Portion of the C-Band for Drones
Wiley (District of Columbia)     August 28, 2020

Section 889: Second Interim Rule to Require Annual Part B Compliance Certification
Wiley (District of Columbia)     August 28, 2020

M+A Tax 101
Kegler Brown (Ohio)     August 28, 2020

Talking Tax – Issue 190
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 27, 2020

Fifth Circuit en Banc Consideration Suggested for Rig Worker Seaman Status
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     August 27, 2020

Federal Reserve Board Finalizes Changes to Rules for the Disclosure of Confidential Supervisory Information
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     August 27, 2020

Copyright Act to Move Further Into the Digital Age
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 26, 2020

Opinion Highlights the Risk of Rogue Constituents’ Privilege Waiver
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     August 26, 2020

Lien Claims on Multi-Parcel Projects
Clark Wilson (British Columbia, Canada)     August 25, 2020

Private Funds: SEC Examination and Enforcement Priorities
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 25, 2020

Social Media and Shopping Converge: Buyer Beware
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 25, 2020

Is Your Estate Still Worth What You Think It Is?
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 24, 2020

Senate Intelligence Committee Proposes FARA Reforms to Combat Foreign Election Interference
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 24, 2020

National Monuments: By Land Only or By Sea Too?
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     August 24, 2020

Fact Issues Preclude Summary Judgement on Prior Knowledge Exclusion
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 24, 2020

How WIll the Proposed FIRB Reforms Impact Investment in the Health and Life Sciences Sector
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 24, 2020

C-Band Lump Sum Election Deadline Extended
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 21, 2020

A Jewel of an Opinion or Missing the Mark? Second Circuit Holds that Costco’s Use of “Tiffany” May Be Descriptive
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angles, CA)     August 20, 2020

USCIS: Approval Notices May (Temporarily) Evidence Authorization to Work in the U.S.
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angles, CA)     August 20, 2020

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Seventh Circuit Takes New Path in Adding to Jurisprudence Supporting DOJ’s Right to
Affirmatively Dismiss Qui Tam Actions

Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 20, 2020

11th Circuit Holds Insurer Must Defend Lawsuit Where Awards of Attorneys’ Fees Was the Only Potentially Covered Relief
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 20, 2020

Is Business Rescue the Most Viable Option for Struggling Businesses?
VDMA Law (South Africa)     August 20, 2020

How Will the Proposed FIRB Reforms Impact Investment in the Health and Life Sciences Sector
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 20, 2020

No Coverage for Conduct Performed by Attorney in Uninsured Capacity
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 19, 2020

No Coverage Under Lawyer’s Professional Liability Policy for Client’s Lost Settlement Funds
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 18, 2020

Second Circuit Overturns Tiffany’s $21M Judgement Against Costco in Trademark Battle
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     August 18, 2020

Commerce Tightens Huawei Restrictions; Aims to Close Loopholes
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 18, 2020

Government Subpoena Issued to Insured Company Not a “Claim” Against Individual Insured
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 18, 2020

Subject Access Requests and Cross-Border Privilege: Tips for In-House Counsel
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     August 18, 2020

DLA Issues New FMLA Forms
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     August 18, 2020

Certainty for the Construction Industry: State Critical Infrastructure Projects Listed
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 18, 2020

JobKeetper Rules Update – Employee Eligibility Extended
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 18, 2020

The Bright Future for the Consumer Data Right: Banking, Energy and Beyond
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 17, 2020

CFIUS Releases 2019 Annual Report
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 14, 2020

OMB Revises Sections of Uniform Guidance on Grants to Encourage Greater Focus on Program Performance and Implement Statutory Requirements
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 14, 2020

Indemnification Demands Made by Stock Option Plan Trustee Not “Fiduciary Claims” for “Wrongful Acts”
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 14, 2020

What’s in a Day? High Court Clarifies Calculations of Personal Leave Entitlements
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 14, 2020

Virginia Legislative Commission Set to Begin Look at Data Protection, Privacy and Children’s Online Privacy Protection Issues
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     August 13, 2020

OMB Releases Guidance on Implementation of Section 889 for Grant Recipients
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 13, 2020

Circuits Battle Over EPA’s Review Role Under Title V of CAA
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     August 11, 2020

NEPA: Re-Animated Or Is It Wee-Animated
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     August 11, 2020

Workplace Investigations: Fairness is Key
Field Law (Alberta, Canada)     August 11, 2020

Looking Ahead to 2021 with a Focus on Your Estate Plan
Patterson Belknap (New York, NY)     August 11, 2020

No Coverage for Conduct Performed by Attorney in Uninsured Capacity
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 11, 2020

Succession Plan Still in Shape?
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 10, 2020

Old Antitrust Consent Decrees In the Movie Business Terminated by Court, Will Others Follow?
Barnes & Thornburg (Indiana)     August 10, 2020

The Sky Is Falling: What to Do About Potential Tax Hikes With a Possible Change in Presidential Administration
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     August 10, 2020

Mexico Regulations for Cannabis-Based Drugs Under Review
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     August 7, 2020

President Trump Targets Chinese Social Media Apps TikTok and WeChat in New Executive Orders
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 7, 2020

Question of Fact When “Claim” “First Made” Where Insured Allegedly Did Not Become Aware of Claim Until After Policy Period
Wiley (District of Columbia)    August 7, 2020

Bill to Issue a New Condominium Property Law for Real Properties in Mexico City
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     August 7, 2020

The Last Days of Rome: Super Guarantee Amnesty Ends 7 September
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     August 7, 2020

The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 in the Smart Working Era
VDMA (South Africa)     August 6, 2020

Federal Judge in SDNY Strikes Down Key Limitations on Leave Under the FFCRA
Patterson Belknap (New York, NY)     August 5, 2020

Sloppy Client Identification Practices Doom a Privilege Claim
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     August 5, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Contraceptive Mandate
Eckert Seamans (Pennsylvania)     August 5, 2020

New Provisions Regarding the Regulation of Verification Activities Related to NOM-051- SSA1.SCFI-2010’s Latest Amendments are Established
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     August 4, 2020

Ninth Circuit Permits Ashley Judd to Pursue Sexual Harassment Claim Against Harvey Weinstein Due to “Inherent Power Imbalance”
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     August 4, 2020

SLATs Provide Tax Savings Now That Aare Not Guaranteed in the Future
Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter (Ohio)     August 3, 2020

“Home Office,” a Pending Legislation
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     August 3, 2020

Benefits the Insured Promised But Failed to Provide Constitute Non-Covered Restitution
Wiley (District of Columbia)     July 31, 2020

New Provisions Regulating the Creation, Implementation and Operation of the Electronic Dossier for Procedures and Services and Good Selection Practices in Inspections, Verifications and Home Visits.
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     July 30, 2020

Claim of Illegal Outsourcing. Labor and Tax Implications
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     July 29, 2020

“Written Demand” Made Within a “Civil Proceeding” is Not a New Claim
Wiley (District of Columbia)     July 29, 2020

DHS Implements Changes to DACA Program in Light of Supreme Court Ruling
Barnes & Thornburg (Indiana)     July 29, 2020

Vessel Owner’s Limitation of Liability Action Dismissed for Failure to Provide Proper Notice
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     July 29, 2020

Fifth Circuit Clarifies the Scope of “Necessaries” Under Federal Maritime Lien Statute
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     July 29, 2020

Waived on Through: Federal Court Highlights the Fine Distinctions that Govern Waiver of Privilege
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     July 28, 2020

Financial Regulators Update Guidance for Hemp-Related Business Banking: Seven Key Points
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 28, 2020

Take That Job and Shove It! NLRB Adopts New Standard for Addressing Offensive Statements in the Workplace
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     July 28, 2020 

Department of Labor Issues New Guidance, Including Much Needed Guidance on Telework
Patterson Belknap (New York, NY)     July 28, 2020 

Business Life Cycle – Your Legal Toolkit
Wynn Williams (New Zealand)     July 27, 2020

DOL Finally Releases Their Much Anticipated Electronic Disclosure Safe Harbor Final Rules for Retirement Plans
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     July 27, 2020

Blackbaud Data Breach: Do You Need to Notify Affected Individuals or EU Data Protection Authorities?
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 27, 2020

Damning Findings in the Samuel Interim Report on the Commonwealth EPBC Act
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     July 27, 2020

Enactment of the Fourth Draft Version of the Second Resolution of Modifications to the Miscellaneous Tax Resolution for 2020
Sánchez Devanny (Mexico)     July 24, 2020

M+A Motivations
Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter (Ohio)     July 24, 2020

2020 Mini-Budget: A Reconciliation of Previous Tax Measures
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     July 24, 2020

Charges Against Ardent Leisure, Parent Company of Dreamworld
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     July 23, 2020

Sale and Leaseback Options for the Health and Community Sectors
Hall & Wilcox (Melbourne, Australia)     July 23, 2020

ERISA Exclusion in E&O Policies Bars Coverage for Suit Filed by the Department of Labor
Wiley (District of Columbia)     July 22, 2020

Department of Labor Releases Guidance for 401(k) Plan Investments in Private Equity
Jones Walker (Mississippi)     July 22, 2020

Updated FAR Clause Expands Ban on Federal Contractor Use of Certain Chinese Telecom Equipment and Services
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 22, 2020

Deadline to Adopt Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy is Fast Approaching
Harrang Long (Oregon)     July 22, 2020

No Coverage for Affirmative Lawsuit Challenging Distribution of Proceeds From Sale of Investment Assets
Wiley (District of Columbia)     July 22, 2020

Expedited Protection for Intellectual Property on Amazon
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     July 21, 2020

No Coverage for Lawsuit Alleging Human-Trafficking and Wage and Hour Violations
Wiley (District of Columbia)     July 21, 2020

Synopsis on the Telecommunications Modernization Act (Telekommunikationsmodernisierungsgesetz, “TKMoG”)
GvW Graf von Westphalen (Germany)    July 17, 2020

Assess Reporting Obligations for Cross-Border Tax Arrangements
GvW Graf von Westphalen (Germany)    July 17, 2020

Federal Reserve Updates Main Street Lending Program Guidance Following Launch
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 17, 2020

IRS Allows Midyear Safe Harbor Retirement Contribution Changes
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 15, 2020

Got More Hand Sanitizer? (Part 2) More Legal and Business Considerations for New Market Entrants
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 14, 2020

Reduced Corporate Tax Rate in Alberta
Field Law (Alberta, Canada)     July 13, 2020

Customs Broker Regulations Update: What was CBP Thinking?
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     July 13, 2020

Highlights of Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act
Field Law (Alberta, Canada)     July 13, 2020

Provider Relief Funds: New Dental Distribution and More for Safety-Net and Rural Hospitals
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 13, 2020

White Paper on Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 10, 2020

Online-Only International Students May Lose U.S. Visa Status – Analysis and Impact
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 9, 2020

Trump v. Trump: Publisher is not an Agent of Author Subject to a Non-Disclosure Agreement
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     July 9, 2020

Bill 30: Increased Public Participation in Professional Regulation
Field Law (Alberta, Canada)     July 8, 2020

SEC Issues Updated Guidance on COVID-19 Disclosures to Shareholders, Investing Public
McGuireWoods (Virginia)     July 7, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Determines Otherwise Generic Term When  Combined with Generich “.com” Can be Registrable Trademark
Patterson Belknap (New York, NY)     July 6, 2020

Time to Make Gifts of California Real Property May be Running Out
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     July 6, 2020

Bill 21: An Act to Protect Patients from Past Conduct of Health Care Professionals
Field Law (Alberta Canada)     July 2, 2020

Federal Tax Filing and Payment Due Dates Will Not Change
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     July 2, 2020

SCOTUS Rejects Per Se Rule Against Trademark Protection for Generic.com Terms
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (Los Angeles, CA)     July 1, 2020

Who Will Decide the Limits on Internet Filters – And Who Cares?
Fennemore Craig (Arizona)     June 30, 2020