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Illinois Federal Court Joins Line of Decisions Rejecting Attempts to Impose Municipal Franchise Fees on Streaming TV Providers

USA - September 29 2022 We previously addressed a recent series of cases across the country in which municipalities sought to impose franchise fees, like those that apply to…

Ninth Circuit Holds FCC Cell Phone Radiofrequency (RF) Radiation Rules Preempt State-Law Claims Against Apple and Samsung

USA - September 28 2022 Over the years, various claims have been made about potential adverse health impacts from the radiofrequency (RF) radiation emissions of cell phones…

CISA Requests Public Comment for Regulations On Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act

USA - September 23 2022 The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) seeks public comment on structuring and implementing regulations for reporting…

Four New State Data Privacy Laws Take Effect In 2023

USA - September 16 2022 Data privacy laws take effect during 2023 in California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and Connecticut. Specifically: California Privacy Rights Act…

“Imminent” Harm Gives Standing to Phishing Attack Victim Against Employer

USA - September 8 2022 In a precedential ruling, the Third Circuit reinstated a class action lawsuit filed by a former employee who was required to provide sensitive…

Vietnam Energy Future - Power Development Plan 8 - How to get deals done

Vietnam - September 7 2022 By 2030, the total installed capacity of Vietnam's Electricity sources is predicted to be at 137.2 GW (of which coal-fired power: 27%, gas thermal…

California Passes Bill for Social Media Protections for Minors

USA - September 2 2022 California’s bill would require companies that provide online services or products “likely to be accessed by children” - defined as any individual…

TCPA: Health Care Exemption

USA - August 30 2022 The U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois recently held that a Plaintiff’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) suit survived a…

FTC Explores Rules About Commercial Surveillance and Data Security Practices

USA - August 26 2022 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it is exploring rules to address commercial surveillance and lax data security. The FTC seeks…

Vietnam - renewable energies - solar and wind projects - fit/tariff update

Vietnam - July 27 2022 On 21 July 2022, the MOIT has submitted another proposal to Prime Minister in relation to policy applicable for “transitional solar/wind energy…