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ATSDR asserts that perfluoroalkyl compounds may endanger human health at low levels

Sidley Austin LLP

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry recently released a draft toxicological profile for perfluoroalkyl compounds which asserted that they may be harmful to human health at low levels. Due to their non-stick properties, perfluoroalkyl compounds have been used as non-stick coatings for cookware, as paper and cardboard surface coatings and in firefighting foam.

CEQ requests comment on how to update National Environmental Policy Act implementing regulations

Sidley Austin LLP

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, seeking comment on how best to update its implementing regulations for the National Environmental Policy Act. Noting that it had substantively updated its National Environmental Policy Act regulations only once over the past 40 years, the CEQ requested comment on various questions.

Gasp! Epic Systems Decision Applies to FLSA Claims

Baker & Hostetler LLP

No shocking outcome here. In Gaffers v. Kelly Services, Inc., Case No. 16-2210 (6th Cir. Aug. 15, 2016), the Sixth Circuit held that the Supreme...

White House ups Section 301 ante, China responds

Arent Fox LLP

A US trade representative recently issued a statement advising that President Trump had directed him to consider raising the previously proposed 10...

Catholic Employee Harassed For Having a Crucifix: EEOC Lawsuit

FisherBroyles LLP

Well, this is the first time I’ve seen a hostile work environment case based upon religious discrimination - that is, an employee allegedly harassed...

ATSDR asserts that perfluoroalkyl compounds may endanger human health at low levels

Sidley Austin LLP

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry recently released a draft toxicological profile for perfluoroalkyl compounds which asserted that they may be harmful to human health at low levels. Due to their non-stick properties, perfluoroalkyl compounds have been used as non-stick coatings for cookware, as paper and cardboard surface coatings and in firefighting foam.

Relationship between new Anti-unfair Competition Law and Paris Convention: websites and domains

Wanhuida Peksung

Article 10bis of the Paris Convention, together with the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, forms the cornerstone of...

CEQ requests comment on how to update National Environmental Policy Act implementing regulations

Sidley Austin LLP

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, seeking comment on how best to update its implementing regulations for the National Environmental Policy Act. Noting that it had substantively updated its National Environmental Policy Act regulations only once over the past 40 years, the CEQ requested comment on various questions.

Companies can now distribute dividends on a quarterly basis - but will they?

Schoenherr

Until recently, Romanian companies could distribute dividends to shareholders only on an annual basis and on approval of their annual financial statements at the end of each financial year. This paradigm has changed and companies can now opt to distribute their dividends annually or quarterly. Although these newly acquired corporate rights have been widely welcomed within the Romanian business markets, they may initially be treated with suspicion by Romanian entrepreneur.

Tenant laughing all the way to the bank

Irwin Mitchell LLP

The case of Goldman Sachs International v Procession House Trustee Ltd 2018 is the latest in a long line of court decisions which show the...

India: 20-Year-Old Legal Battle between Amul and Anul finally concludes

SS Rana & Co

After a 20-year-old legal battle, Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Limited popularly known as Amul has successfully protected its...

Independent cassation courts of general jurisdiction to be created in Russia

CMS

On 30 July 2018 a law which allows independent cassation courts of general jurisdiction to be created analogously with the commercial court model was...

Section 21 after 1 October 2018

Anthony Gold

As all landlords and agents should be aware the Deregulation Act 2015 made substantial changes to the operation of section 21 notices in Assured...

Gasp! Epic Systems Decision Applies to FLSA Claims

Baker & Hostetler LLP

No shocking outcome here. In Gaffers v. Kelly Services, Inc., Case No. 16-2210 (6th Cir. Aug. 15, 2016), the Sixth Circuit held that the Supreme...

White House ups Section 301 ante, China responds

Arent Fox LLP

A US trade representative recently issued a statement advising that President Trump had directed him to consider raising the previously proposed 10...


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