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United States: COVID-19: Philadelphia Extends Residential Eviction Moratorium Through March 15, 2021 - Duane Morris LLP

As of 7-31-20, Philadelphia City officials have extended the City's residential eviction moratorium in Philadelphia until March 15, 2021.
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United States: DoD Publishes Additional Section 889 Guidance - Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Taft's Government Contracts team recently provided a summary of the new Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Interim Rule implementing Section 889...
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The 1918 Flu, Masks and Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the influenza pandemic swept across the United States in 1918 and 1919, masks took a role in political and cultural wars.
Tags: News, California, Masks, United States, Barry, American Red Cross, Chicago (Ill, Quarantines, Des Moines (Iowa, John M, Influenza Epidemic (1918-19


United States: State Of Colorado Force Majeure Law Compendium (During Covid-19 Pandemic) - Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has raised a number of significant and novel legal questions.
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United States: Massachusetts Designates Juneteenth As A State Holiday, Creating A New Obligation For Many Retail Employers - Littler Mendelson

On Friday, July 24, 2020, Governor Baker signed a bill designating Juneteenth (June 19th) as an annual state holiday in Massachusetts.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, United States, Baker, Littler Mendelson


United States: Letter Of Intent: Examining 3 Different Drafting Styles - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Takeaway: There are many different styles of drafting letters of intent, which vary from law firm to law firm and from business lawyer to business lawyer.
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United States: Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, And Skilled Nursing Facilities: The Costs Of COVID-19 And Federal Relief For Healthcare Providers - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

In a July 21, 2020 American Hospital Association (AHA) Press Release, the AHA announced the results of a new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC that, "highlights the dire...
Tags: News, United States, Hampton, Kaufman Hall Associates LLC, Hospitals Home Health, Healthcare Providers Sheppard Mullin Richter, American Hospital Association AHA Press Release


United States: Splitting The Roll – Commercial And Industrial Property Owners May Face Significant California Property Tax Increases Starting As Early As The 2022-2023 Fiscal Year - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

California's Proposition 13 prevents the assessed value of California real property from increasing by more than 2% per year, unless there is a change of ownership or completion of new construction.
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United States: U.S. Court Assistance With Foreign Arbitration Discovery: Should It, Will It, Be Allowed? - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

The U.S. Code contains a longstanding and – until recently – uncontroversial tool to assist in proceedings before a "foreign or international tribunal."
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Microsoft says its got Trump's permission to buy Tik Tok

Following Trump's claim he could ban Tik Tok in the U.S. by executive order, Microsoft, which has signaled its interest in buying the Chinese social media site, reports that it has his personal permission to proceed with the deal. Following a conversation between Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald J. Trump, Microsoft is prepared to continue discussions to explore a purchase of TikTok in the United States. Microsoft fully appreciates the importance of addressing the President’s conc...
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Microsoft says it has Trump's permission to buy Tik Tok

Following Trump's claim he could ban Tik Tok in the U.S. by executive order, Microsoft, which has signaled its interest in buying the Chinese social media site, reports that it has his personal permission to proceed with the deal. Following a conversation between Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald J. Trump, Microsoft is prepared to continue discussions to explore a purchase of TikTok in the United States. Microsoft fully appreciates the importance of addressing the President’s conc...
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United States: TTAB Posts August 2020 (Video?) Hearing Schedule - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) has scheduled eight (8) oral hearings for the month of August 2020.
Tags: News, United States, Wolf Greenfield, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Tee Tee Bee


United States: Closure: EPA Finalizes Long-Awaited CCR Rule Revisions And Surface Impoundment Deadlines - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Following years of litigation and a segmented rulemaking process, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions to portions of its coal combustion residuals (CCR) regulations...
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United States: Avoiding Title Insurance Pitfalls In Portfolio Transactions - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In the context of a single property transaction, a lender would generally obtain a single loan policy for the full amount of the loan.
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United States: Social Distancing For Distressed Loan Negotiations: The Role Of Reservation Of Rights Letters - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic fallout, Borrowers and Lenders have found themselves in a novel and challenging business environment.
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My company banned non-compete agreements. Here's why others should, too

This year has been a wakeup call. With historic numbers of Americans out of work since the pandemic struck the United States and a renewed conversation about systemic racism highlighting structural power imbalances, it's more important than ever that we create a more equitable and fair system for workers. One way to do this: Ban non-compete employment agreements.
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United States: False Advertising: District Court Throws Out Cornbread Mix Slack-Fill Suit - Arnold & Porter

District Court Throws Out Cornbread Mix Slack-Fill Suit
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United States: Intellectual Property: Met's Use Of Van Halen Pic Ruled Fair Use - Arnold & Porter

Lawrence Marano is the owner of the copyright in his photograph of famous guitarist Eddie Van Halen performing live.
Tags: News, United States, Arnold, Porter, Eddie Van Halen, Lawrence Marano


United States: Discovery For Use In Foreign Litigation: Second Circuit Declines To Extend Section 1782 Discovery To Private International Commercial Arbitrations - Arnold & Porter

The Second Circuit recently held that a request for discovery under section 1782 cannot be made in connection with private international commercial arbitration, deepening an existing division among the federal circuits.
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United States: "I Lost The H-1B Lottery… Now What?" Four Nonimmigrant Visa Alternatives To Employ For Foreign Professionals - Dickinson Wright PLLC

Every year, U.S. employers seeking to employ foreign nationals petition United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") for work authorization under the H-1B visa program.
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United States: The Week In Weed: July 31, 2020 - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what's happening in the world of legalized marijuana
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United States: Congress Asks FHFA Director To Pause Enterprise Regulatory Capital Rulemaking - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Several members of Congress asked Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria to delay a proposed rule that would establish a new regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Tags: News, Congress, United States, Fannie Mae, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Mark Calabria, Taft LLP, Congress Asks FHFA


United States: Broker-Dealer Settles FINRA Charges For Failure To Detect Suspicious Activity And File SARs - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

A broker-dealer settled FINRA charges for failing to detect suspicious trading activity, file suspicious activity reports, and implement its own anti-money laundering procedures.
Tags: News, United States, FINRA, Cadwalader Wickersham, Taft LLP


United States: SEC Creates New OCIE "Event And Emerging Risks Examination Team" - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC created an "Event and Emerging Risks Examination Team" under the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Cadwalader Wickersham, Taft LLP, Office of Compliance Inspections, Emerging Risks Examination Team


United States: Podcast: Introduction To Gender-Lens Investing - Ropes & Gray LLP

In this Ropes & Gray podcast, asset management partners Melissa Bender and Isabel Dische discuss a subset of impact investing – gender-lens investing.
Tags: News, United States, Gray LLP, Melissa Bender, Isabel Dische


United States: California Department Of Public Health Issues COVID-19 Employer Playbook For A Safe Reopening - Littler Mendelson

On July 24, 2020, the California Department of Public Health issued its most recent guidance for employers.
Tags: News, United States, California Department of Public Health, Littler Mendelson


United States: Class Action Was Improperly Removed To Federal Court Under CAFA - Proskauer Rose LLP

Adrianne Adams filed a putative wage and hour class action in state court, which her former employer (West Marine) removed to federal court under the federal Class Action Fairness Act "CAFA".
Tags: News, United States, Federal Court Under CAFA Proskauer Rose LLP, Adrianne Adams


United States: US National Security Update: CFIUS Filing Fees, Extension Of ITAR Relief, Hong Kong Loses Special Status With Sanctions On The Horizon - Arnold & Porter

The US government recently took several significant steps designed to further protect national security.
Tags: News, US, United States, Porter, Horizon Arnold


United States: Revisions To California Privacy Law To Appear As November Ballot Initiative - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Data privacy compliance emerged as a top-tier issue for businesses across the globe with the implementation of new laws with broad scope and sweeping coverage, including the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.
Tags: News, California, Eu, United States, Frankel LLP, Kramer Levin Naftalis


United States: Schrems II Fallout Continued: Can Companies Rely On Consent? - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The EDPB has provided input about consent in its recent FAQs responding to the Schrems II invalidation of Privacy Shield.
Tags: News, United States, Hampton, Mullin Richter, EDPB



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