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Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Threshold List Definition

June 27, 2022

Via: Investopedia

Understanding Threshold Lists In January 2005, the SEC implemented Regulation SHO to reduce the abuse of naked short selling, where the seller does not borrow or arrange to borrow the securities in time to make delivery to the buyer within […]


Know Your Rights

Is It Legal for a Security Guard to Detain You?

June 23, 2022

Via: FindLaw

We’ve all seen those mall jail cells in TV shows and in movies like “Paul Blart: Mall Cop.” But what exactly are the legal rights of security guards in malls and stores to detain you in those mall jails? Legal […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Meta and Outlines Proposed Settlement Structure Over Allegedly Discriminatory Housing Advertising Practices

June 23, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On June 21, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit and a settlement framework with Meta Platforms, Inc. (previously known as Facebook) to resolve allegations that Meta’s advertising placement algorithms discriminate against Facebook users based on their race, color, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Gavel to Gavel: Exercise Care When Discussing Protected Leave

June 23, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The workplace is governed by myriad laws and regulations, most of which only impose liability on employers, not on individual supervisors and managers. That’s not true of the Family and Medical Leave Act, which allows for liability to be claimed […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Illinois Expands Unpaid Bereavement Leave

June 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

Illinois has enacted amendments to the Child Bereavement Leave Act, expanding the law’s scope and renaming it the “Family Bereavement Leave Act” (FBLA). The amendments are effective Jan. 1, 2023, and the two major purposes are to: (1) expand the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Illinois Governor Signs Bills Expanding Contractors’ Liability for Unpaid Wages

June 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

On June 10, Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker signed House Bill 5412 and its trailer bill, House Bill 4600, into law. Both bills amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (WPCA) to make certain primary contractors liable for any […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

One of Apple’s U.S. Stores Unionized—A First

June 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of Apple’s U.S. stores, located near Baltimore, voted to unionize, a first within the country, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced June 18. We’ve gathered articles on this news from SHRM Online and other media outlets. Main Issues […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Working With Islamic Finance

June 20, 2022

Via: Investopedia

The Big Picture of Islamic Banking Although Islamic finance began in the seventh century, it has been formalized gradually since the late 1960s. This process was driven by the tremendous oil wealth that fueled renewed interest in and demand for […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Biden Near Decision on Backing Federal Gas-Tax Holiday

June 20, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

President Biden said Monday that he may make a decision on seeking a pause to the federal gasoline tax by the end of the week, as Americans deal with soaring gas prices. Mr. Biden told reporters in Rehoboth Beach, Del., […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Securities Law Implications of Lummis-Gillibrand Bill

June 17, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On June 7, 2022, Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the Responsible Financial Innovation Act (RFIA), which seeks to create a complete regulatory framework for digital assets. This is the second in a series of blogs […]