In the landmark case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the US Supreme Court overturned its prior rulings in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, which had recognized a constitutional right to abortion protected from government interference.
On the heels of recent legal setbacks and challenges for NFT collections offered by Dapper Labs and DraftKings, the New York Attorney General (NYAG) filed suit in New York state court against the parent companies of cryptocurrency trading platform, KuCoin.
The Minnesota Legislature is currently considering legislation prohibiting the presence of intentionally added PFAS in a variety of consumer products by 2026 and in all consumer products by 2032.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a proposal to amend Rule 206(4)-2, the “custody rule” (the “current rule”), which currently requires all investment advisors with the ability to possess client funds and securities to hold funds in a designated bank account.
Valuation is a key element in bankruptcies. Generally, a higher valuation of a bankrupt firm means larger creditor recoveries, and a higher valuation of pre-petition collateral means a smaller “adequate protection” package for prepetition secured lenders.
Executive branch priorities are clearly set out in agency budget requests. While the amount budgeted generally changes when Congress has its say, the original request provides unique insight into how agencies perceive what can and should happen in the next fiscal year.
On March 14-15, 2023, at US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Forced Labor Technical Expo (Expo), “Tools for Supply Chain Transparency,” 19 technology service providers (providers) presented their forced labor supply chain diligence solutions.
Less than a month after denying copyright protection to AI-generated illustrations in a comic book, the US Copyright Office issued a statement of policy last Thursday to provide guidance on copyright protection of works that contain material generated using AI assistive technology.
As those in the reproductive health space scramble to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of mifepristone (Mifeprex) access, it seems that every party must have their say.
With some of the nation’s largest real estate owners defaulting on, and looking to restructure, loans backed by commercial office buildings, what may have seemed like an impossibility a few short years ago, is now very much a reality.
On March 9, 2023, a putative class action was filed against DraftKings Inc. for alleged violations of federal securities laws in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
While many had hoped that the senior housing rollercoaster would begin to level off in 2023, inflation and rising interest rates continue to create uncertainty for the year ahead. Nonetheless, industry members share one common belief: innovation will be key.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the next public meeting of its Precision Agriculture Connectivity Task Force (Task Force), which has been scheduled for March 28, 2023.
At the beginning of the millennium, food halls occupied a very small niche of the United States restaurant industry.
Yesterday, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed into law the “Paid Leave for All Workers Act,” which will allow most Illinois employees up to 40 hours of paid leave per year, for any purpose, starting on January 1, 2024. This will represent a sea change for many employers in the state.
On January 20, 2023, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) released its statistics for 2022.
Last year, in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., 13 Cal.5th 93 (2022), the California Supreme Court held that an employer’s failure to timely pay premium pay for meal and rest break violations could subject the employer to waiting time and wage statement penalties.
On February 22, 2023, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, in a 64-page opinion, denied a motion to dismiss filed by Dapper Labs, Inc., the developer behind the NBA Top Shot NFT platform, which is hosted on its private blockchain, Flow.
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