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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...

Monthly TCPA Digest - August 2018

Mintz Levin

On July 19, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) sent FCC Chairman Ajit Pai a letter commending the FCC...

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...

New Jersey Federal Court: Employer Need Not Waive Drug Test for Medical Marijuana User

FisherBroyles LLP

Rememberdespite the legalization of medical marijuana in a majority of states, marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act...

From the Top in Brief: U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Whether Debts Based on False Statements Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

Jones Day

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, No. 16-1215, 138 S. Ct. 1752, 2018 WL 2465174 (U.S. June 4...

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...

Be ready for the new Airbnb short-term letting laws which will start in 2019 in NSW

Cordato Partners

Short-term letting hosts using Airbnb style booking platforms are now officially welcome to provide accommodation in Sydney and elsewhere in New South...

Uncertainty surrounding legal status of foreign employees

Makarim & Taira S

The employment of foreign citizens in Indonesia is subject to various restrictions, including with regard to employment terms. Foreign employees can...

New approach to beneficial owners of income

Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Tax Service (FTS) recently issued a letter providing an extensive explanation of the tax authorities' application of the beneficial owner...

Federal Government publishes draft Bill to address challenges posed by encryption

King & Wood Mallesons

On 14 August 2018, the federal government, through the Department of Home Affairs, published an exposure draft of a Bill designed to help national...

В РФ создаются самостоятельные кассационные суды общей юрисдикции

CMS Russia

30 июля 2018 г. был oпубликован закон, согласно которому создаются самостоятельные кассационные суды общей юрисдикции по аналогии с арбитражной...

Independent cassation courts of general jurisdiction to be created in Russia

CMS Russia

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...

Update on the Implementation of New Sales and Service Taxes in Malaysia

Mayer Brown

This is a brief follow up to our earlier customs and trade update titled, "The Resurrection of Sales and Service Tax". In this update, we highlight...

Monthly TCPA Digest - August 2018

Mintz Levin

On July 19, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) sent FCC Chairman Ajit Pai a letter commending the FCC...


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