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By Elaine Lee
Last week, the FTC brought its first action against a social media influencer for failing to make appropriate disclosures on sponsored posts.
By Christopher Wall, Nancy Fischer, Matthew R. Rabinowitz, Sahar J Hafeez
President Trump issued an Executive Order prohibiting the proposed acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor (Lattice) by a Chinese consortium known as Canyon Bridge.
By Michael Horikawa
"Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see." Edgar Alan Poe wrote those words over a century ago, yet if he were alive today he may opt for the darker: "Believe nothing you hear and nothing you see."
By Christopher Wall, Nancy Fischer, Stephan Becker, Aaron R. Hutman, Matthew R. Rabinowitz, Jorge Vera
Today, President Trump issued an Executive Order (E.O.) providing for sanctions against the Government of Venezuela.
By Karen Chan
After counter-protests ended in tragedy, a small group of social media users took to Twitter to expose the identities of the white supremacists and neo-Nazis rallying in Charlottesville, Va.
By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Freelance writers are as integral to online content generation as migrant workers are to the harvesting of seasonal crops (and in many cases, about as poorly protected).
By Kimberly Buffington
In today's political climate, the phrase "fake news" gets bandied about quite a bit.
By Christopher Wall, Aaron R. Hutman, Benjamin J. Cote, Jorge Vera
On August 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which strengthened U.S. sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran
By Carolyn S. Toto
As we previously discussed in our post "The ‘Commander-in-Tweet' and the First Amendment," the POTUS was criticized by the Knight First Amendment Institute for blocking certain Twitter users...
By Nancy Fischer, Matthew R. Rabinowitz
Recent public reports indicate Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Senate Democratic Leader, has authored a letter to President Trump requesting the President order the CFIUS to suspend the approval...
By Kimberly Buffington, Dinesh Dharmadasa
In the age where toys can happily entertain kids by talking to them, the few precious moments those toys buy parents may not be without risk.
By Stephan Becker, Aaron R. Hutman, Jorge Vera
On June 16, 2017, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba...
By Nancy Fischer, Matthew R. Rabinowitz
On July 11, 2017, the President issued an Executive Order (E.O.) extending the review period for the possible permanent revocation of sanctions on Sudan for an additional three months.
By Carolyn S. Toto, Stephanie Howell
Can you violate the First Amendment by blocking people from your Twitter account? According to the Knight First Amendment Institute, it's possible if that account is @realDonaldTrump.
By Stephan Becker, Aaron R. Hutman
This would prevent access to the U.S. banking system for dollar transactions or wiring services.
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