IBC amendment seeks to provide prepack resolutions for MSMEs

April 6, 2021

NEW DELHI: The government has amended the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code to provide for prepackaged resolution framework for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through promulgation of an ordinance. The alternative insolvency resolution framework is expected to bring about a […]

Supreme Court will decide whether Kentucky AG can pick up defense of invalidated abortion law

March 30, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can intervene to defend an invalidated state abortion law after no other state official would continue to defend it. Cameron sought to intervene after the […]

Advertising Checking Bureau (ACB)

March 24, 2021

What Is the Advertising Checking Bureau? (ACB) The Advertising Checking Bureau (ACB) is an organization that serves manufacturers and their retailers by providing a variety of advertising related services. The Advertising Checking Bureau offers services such as advertising tracking, brand […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Comprehensive Data Privacy Law Brings Big Changes to Virginia, but Excludes Employee Personal Data

April 7, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Virginia has joined California as the second state to enact a comprehensive data privacy law. On March 2, 2021, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) into law. The VCDPA does not go into effect […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

UK Law Firms Reward Staff With COVID Bonuses

April 6, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

A number of UK law firms are issuing “COVID bonuses” to their lawyers in recognition of their work during the pandemic. International firm DLA Piper is offering staff a choice of an additional week’s pay or a week’s holiday on […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Google’s use of Java code was fair use, SCOTUS rules in Oracle copyright battle

April 5, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Google did not violate copyright law when it copied a portion of Java programming language for use in its Android platform for smartphones, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 6-2 decision. Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote the majority […]