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posted on Tue, 22 Nov 2022

This week, the World Cup kicked off amidst cheers and chants from the fans who had made their way to Qatar to watch the games. Although most fans chanted in support of their teams, Ecuadorean fans in one section of Al Bayt Stadium had a different message: “Queremos cerveza, queremos cerveza.” They want beer. Sadly... Continue Reading…

posted on Mon, 21 Nov 2022

Since Lina Khan took the reins of the FTC, the agency has launched five new rulemakings under its Section 18 (“Mag-Moss”) authority – specifically, rules to combat government and business impersonation scams, deceptive earnings claims, “commercial surveillance,” deceptive endorsements, and “junk fees.” (I’m excluding here revisions to existing Mag-Moss rules, as well as rulemakings under... Continue Reading…

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posted on Tue, 11 Oct 2022

A recent decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has saved Citibank from the ramifications of an internal error that could have cost it nearly $900 million.  Although the recipients of an unintended transfer of Citibank’s funds could have reasonably believed that they were receiving early payment on a loan and had no actual... Continue Reading

posted on Tue, 13 Sep 2022

Section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to “assume” unexpired leases, recommitting themselves and their counterparties to the existing lease terms, subject to approval by the Bankruptcy Court.  If there are existing defaults under the lease, section 365(b) appears to require that the debtor provide the counterparty with adequate assurance of prompt cure of... Continue Reading

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posted on Mon, 21 Nov 2022

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: CBD   CBD company Charlotte’s Web secures $56.8M investment from BAT British American Tobacco acquired a 19.9% stake in the Colo.-based Charlotte’s Web. The CBD and hemp company said the investment was made in the form of a convertible debenture that’s convertible at... Continue Reading

posted on Tue, 01 Nov 2022

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: FDA explores cannabis rescheduling, but notes DEA has final say Following a rescheduling review directed by President Joe Biden, the FDA notes its scientific and medical evaluation of cannabis still requires DEA approval on any potential change to the CSA. Furthermore, the law... Continue Reading

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posted on Mon, 21 Nov 2022

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: CBD   CBD company Charlotte’s Web secures $56.8M investment from BAT British American Tobacco acquired a 19.9% stake in the Colo.-based Charlotte’s Web. The CBD and hemp company said the investment was made in the form of a convertible debenture that’s convertible at... Continue Reading

posted on Tue, 01 Nov 2022

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: FDA explores cannabis rescheduling, but notes DEA has final say Following a rescheduling review directed by President Joe Biden, the FDA notes its scientific and medical evaluation of cannabis still requires DEA approval on any potential change to the CSA. Furthermore, the law... Continue Reading

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posted on Wed, 12 Oct 2022

A new paper from Northeastern University’s PFAS Project Lab and researchers from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) reaches the sobering conclusion that over 57,000 sites in the U.S. have “presumptive contamination” from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”).  Even more sobering is the authors’ assertion that that number is almost certainly a dramatic... Continue Reading

posted on Tue, 11 Oct 2022

California joined the growing list of states to ban products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) when, on September 29th, Governor Newsom signed into law legislation prohibiting the so-called “forever chemicals” in apparel, textiles, and cosmetics.  The ban goes into effect beginning in 2025, and applies to the sale, manufacture and distribution of new cosmetics... Continue Reading

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posted on Fri, 18 Nov 2022

A wave of labor strikes in October of 2021 led experts to dub the month “Striketober.” And this year, we saw the trend continue as companies across the nation faced a number of work stoppages through late-September and October. As the second Striketober comes to an end, we look at the general trends in labor... Continue Reading…

posted on Fri, 18 Nov 2022

The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been on the books as one of the nation’s most protective biometric privacy statutes since 2008. It was also one of the first to give individuals a cause of action for monetary damages against individuals or companies that violate the law. For the first time in the... Continue Reading…

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posted on Fri, 04 Nov 2022

As part of a comprehensive streamlining effort, the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) issued an interim final rule that reorganizes and restructures Part 120 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  This action marks the initial stage of the DDTC’s effort to restructure and consolidate the ITAR through a series... Continue Reading

posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2022

On October 20, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) issued a press release laying out new guidance to provide clarity about how the Committee assesses violations of the laws and regulations that govern transaction parties, including potential breaches of CFIUS mitigation agreements. Penalties are possible for the following... Continue Reading