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By Ed Batts
Effective January 1, 2018, California Labor Code Section 432.3 was amended to, among other things, prohibit any employer – public or private – from "seek[ing]" salary and compensation history from applicants for employment.
By Emily Tabatabai, Antony Kim, Kyle Kessler
This past September Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 327, which is the first state law designed to regulate the security features of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
By Jaak Poldma
Without personal jurisdiction over a defendant, a court cannot exercise its powers.
By Bridget Winters
On December 19, HMRC, the UK's counterpart to the US Treasury, published long-awaited (and arguably long overdue) guidance on the taxation of cryptocurrencies (which it refers to as "cryptoassets"), ...
By   Orrick
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a secured creditor's purchase of general unsecured claims to block confirmation of a Chapter 11 plan did not in itself constitute bad faith.
By   Orrick
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reminded the plaintiff that standing is "determined as of the commencement of the suit" and post filing claims purchases will not suffice to establish standing.
By Peter Connors, Joshua Emmett
United States shareholders of controlled foreign corporations ("CFCs") are required to include certain forms of passive income in their taxable income.
By Nikiforos Mathews, Jonas Robison
On July 12, the ISDA initiated a market-wide consultation on technical issues related to new benchmark fallbacks for derivatives referencing certain interbank offered rates, or IBORs, in response to the expected discontinuance ...
By William Jacobson
Billy Jacobson, a partner in our White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation, and Compliance group, recently participated in The Compliance & Ethics Blog's podcast ...
By Jonathan Lopez
Earlier this month, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) released new guidance to clarify when the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)
By Lynne Hermle
Will California's legislation mandating more women on public company boards move the diversity needle?
By Ed Batts
Recent developments demonstrate that the SEC Staff is taking to heart the "Open for Business" mantra propagated by political appointees from the recent change in administrations.
By Ed Batts
In BlackRock CEO and Co-founder Larry Fink's annual letter to companies on January 16, he issued a call to action for companies to have "a clear sense of purpose."
By Emily Tabatabai, Antony Kim, Aravind Swaminathan, Kyle Kessler
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which we reported on here and here continues to make headlines as the California legislature fast-tracked a "clean up" bill to amend the CCPA before the end of the 2018 legislative session.
By Christian Schröder, Dennis Schmidt
In November, the German Data Protection Conference (committee of the independent German federal and state data protection supervisory authorities) published a guidance on the processing of personal data ...
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