“The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.” That Japanese proverb – typically used to teach conformity – seems to be the approach advocated by U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren in her recent call to “break up our biggest tech companies,” including Google, Amazon, and Facebook.
There is little question that the Internet has been the foundation for a number of tremendouslyContinue Reading
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Government Attorneys Discuss Health Care Enforcement Priorities at BBA White Collar Crime Conference
Opioids, off-label marketing, and the home health industry will remain priorities for federal and state attorneys enforcing health care laws, according to comments made at the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA)
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The Ninth Circuit held that the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act do not protect whistleblowers who make internal complaints about potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).Continue Reading
SEC Gives Guidance on Securities Analysis for Digital Assets: TurnKey No-Action Letter and Framework Publication
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently issued highly anticipated guidance to assist market participants in determining whether a digital asset is offered and sold as a security.
On AprilContinue Reading
On January 4, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released new Patent Examiner Guidance (Guidance) for subject matter eligibility. The updated guidance could benefit any technology patentContinue Reading
Our colleagues in International Trade report on new customs rulings each week, and this week’s ruling involves a classic children’s toy. If your company imports this item, read on for additional details.Continue Reading
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a court cannot force class arbitration unless both the employer and the employee clearly agreed to class arbitration.
In Lamps Plus, Inc. v.Continue Reading
Judge Tanya S. Chutkan has ordered initial compliance with the EEO-1 pay data reporting obligation by September 30, 2019.
As we previously reported, the EEOC has informed the court itContinue Reading
On April 12, 2019, in a federal case known as Hamilton v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a California jury awarded more than $6 million in meal break premiums to aContinue Reading
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