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Category: Business Law & Regulations


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Companies Revisit Financial Forecasts Ahead of Potential Tax Changes

January 20, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Companies are ramping up their financial forecasting and planning to prepare for potential changes to the U.S. tax code under the incoming Biden administration, which are now more likely after Georgia’s runoff elections handed Democrats control of the Senate. Joe […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Certain Specialists Are Administratively Exempt

January 20, 2021

Via: SHRM

Three specialist job classifications of a Medicare insurance provider are administratively exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Four former contracting specialists, one operations specialist and one pharmacy Part D […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Privacy

Addressing The Security Risks Of University Foreign Funding

January 19, 2021

Via: Law360

While global media outlets have focused attention on election security, major U.S. health care facilities have been under direct cyberattacks in recent months. This follows disruptive cyberattacks on municipalities earlier this year. These attacks, and the often short news cycles […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Top Five Labor Law Developments for December 2020

January 19, 2021

Via: National Law Review

The union filed a petition to represent a unit of roughly seven dockworkers and clerks at the distribution center, but the employer contended that a proper unit must also include seven drivers based at the same facility. Rejecting the employer’s […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

WhatsApp Delays Rollout of New Privacy Tools After User Backlash

January 15, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

WhatsApp is delaying a controversial update to its privacy policy after backlash from some users over how it would share data with Facebook Inc., which owns the popular messaging service. The company, which has about two billion users, said they […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

CRM vs. Marketing Automation: What’s the Difference?

January 13, 2021

Via: Business News Daily

While customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software may seem similar, they provide different functions and serve separate purposes, and the two types of software are even more effective when they are used together. Read on to learn what […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

California Voters Approve (Another) Overhaul of California Consumer Privacy Laws: Meet the California Privacy Rights Act

January 13, 2021

Via: National Law Review

For the second time in two years, California is preparing to revolutionize its consumer privacy law framework. California voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), in the 3 November 2020, general election, approving […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Parler sues Amazon for terminating cloud computing account alleging antitrust violations

January 12, 2021

Via: Jurist

Microblogging social media company Parler on Monday sued Amazon for terminating its account on Amazon Web Services, an Amazon subsidiary and one of the largest cloud computing companies on the Internet. Parler’s complaint, filed in the US District Court for […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

WhatsApp Privacy Concerns Drive Users to Signal

January 11, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Following a change in WhatsApp’s stated international privacy policy, which saw the removal of a passage that allowed users to opt out of sharing WhatsApp account information with parent company Facebook, numerous users have begun to switch to other messaging […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Department of Labor Issues Final Rule for Identifying Independent Contractors in an Employer’s Workforce

January 8, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Following up on its proposed rule issued in September 2020, on Jan. 6, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on worker classification. The final rule, effective March 8, 2021 (60 days from publication in the Federal […]