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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Qualify For The Home-Office Tax Deduction

April 9, 2021

Via: Investopedia

The technological revolution has given rise to the personal computer, the internet, email, file sharing and video conferencing. Put all these together and you have the makings of a home office. This is a place where you can do all […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

There’s No Knowledge Management Without Document Management

April 9, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Knowledge management (KM) is experiencing a revival from the early 2000s when there was significant hype around the function. With remote workforces and hybrid work environments set to become commonplace in the post-COVID era, already we are seeing law firms, […]


Know Your Rights

New PBS documentary shows how one man’s legacy changed the trajectory of American race relations

April 8, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Individuals and companies reach out to me regularly regarding their new law-related TV projects. Recently, I received an email regarding the new PBS documentary The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, which first aired March 30. I was sent a link to […]


Know Your Rights

Court Says Texas Law Prohibits Sexual-Orientation Discrimination

April 8, 2021

Via: SHRM

In Tarrant County College District v. Sims, No. 05-20-00351 (March 10, 2021), the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas held that “claim[s] of discrimination based on sexual orientation may be brought under the Texas Commission on Human […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Entity Trading Account Definition and Functions

April 7, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is an Entity Trading Account? An entity trading account is a dedicated account type belonging to a legal entity such as a corporation or limited partnership. There are certain advantages to entity trading accounts over individual trading accounts, such […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

G-20 to Seek Agreement on Global Minimum Tax Rate by Mid-2021

April 7, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Finance ministers from the Group of 20 leading economies Wednesday said they hope to agree on a minimum tax rate for company profits by the middle of this year as part of a wider overhaul of the way international businesses […]


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, Finance

IBC amendment seeks to provide prepack resolutions for MSMEs

April 6, 2021

Via: The Economic Times

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 […]


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 […]