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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 […]


Know Your Rights, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US sanctions Cuba interior ministry for alleged human rights abuses

January 18, 2021

Via: Jurist

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on the Cuban Ministry of Interior and the Minister of Interior, Lazaro Alberto Álvarez Casas, for alleged human rights abuses on Friday. Under Executive Order 13818, the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What Is the Nanny Tax & How To Pay it in 2021

January 13, 2021

Via: Fit Small Business

If you are paying someone to do regular work in your home, whether a nanny, cook, housekeeper, gardener, or other, you may be liable for taxes. Nanny taxes can comprise up to 13.65% of your employee’s wages, not counting federal […]


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 […]


Know Your Rights

Republicans block House Resolution calling on Pence to begin 25th Amendment Proceedings

January 12, 2021

Via: Jurist

House Republicans blocked a resolution Monday calling on Vice President Mike Pence to begin 25th Amendment proceedings to remove President Donald Trump from office. Earlier on Monday, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer introduced a Unanimous Consent resolution to get the House […]


Know Your Rights

Federal appeals court blocks Trump administration refugee settlement policy

January 11, 2021

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit blocked a Trump administration refugee policy Friday, halting the ability of state and local governments to unilaterally reject resettlements in their jurisdictions. The Refugee Act, passed by Congress in 1980, created […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Can Target Marketing Withstand Emerging Privacy Regulations? Litigation (and Time) will Tell

January 6, 2021

Via: National Law Review

The world of digital marketing has grown exponentially in the last two decades. In fact, it was estimated that in 2020, despite the global pandemic, approximately $332.84 billion will be spent on digital advertising worldwide.[1] Not surprisingly, sophisticated algorithms (such […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

The Biggest Data Breaches of 2020

January 5, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

The past year has profoundly accelerated the growth in digital dependence. Recurring lockdowns have pushed employees to work from home, students to learn online, and consumers to turn to eCommerce. Global internet bandwidth surged 35%, the largest one-year increase since […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

California Employers Face New COVID-19 Regulations

January 5, 2021

Via: Investopedia

In what may be a bellwether for other states, California recently enacted its own extensive COVID-19 emergency rules for business and industry.1 Issued in late November by the California Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board, the regulations apply to all […]