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Which Are The Largest Law Firms in Raleigh, NC?

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The Research Triangle area of North Carolina has seen some intense competition and growth among law firms . . Here are the largest law firms operating in Raleigh As one of the most vibrant and fast-growing regions in the country, the ‘Research Triangle’ or ‘Triangle’ are the names given to the Piedmont region of North …

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Cryptocurrency Law – The Bragg Report – The Future of Crypto Regulation in Australia

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JK Muckersie, Lucy Groenewegen – Clayton Utz – If adopted, the 12 recommendations in the Bragg report would reflect a radical departure from the current regulatory environment for cryptocurrency and other digital assets. The Select Committee on Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre chaired by Senator Andrew Bragg has made 12 recommendations in its final …

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Are Financial Goals The Only Ones To Be Pursued By Institutional Investors?

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Freshfields – Institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies – and the managers who invest on their behalf – control trillions of dollars of assets. Using that money to generate financial returns is critical to support people in their retirement, cover the cost of policy payouts and drive growth for shareholders. In the …

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Biden Administration Looks At High Speed Electric Vehicle Adoption

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Seyfarth Shaw – President Biden campaigned on a platform that included a commitment to take dramatic action to address climate change; within a week of taking office in January 2021, he issued an executive order establishing a task force to develop a plan to create a carbon pollution-free electricity sector no later than 2035 and to transition …

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Morgan Lewis: Biden Administration Issues Order on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

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As one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden has issued an executive order ensuring that last year’s US Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County is applied immediately and efficiently by all federal agencies that enforce any laws that prohibit sex discrimination. In Bostock, the Court ruled that employees are protected against discrimination based on sexual …

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Cannabis Policy – What Might Happen Under Joe Biden

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Bradley – The 2020 U.S. presidential election is underway, with many voters already casting their ballots under unprecedented circumstances. One of the many consequences of the country’s focus on the COVID-19 pandemic is that voters have not had the opportunity to hear from the candidates for president and vice president on the range of issues …

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Legal Marijuana Deliveries Are Being Challenged by California Cities

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Kate Harveston* California recently approved legal marijuana sales for medical and recreational use by adults. But a conflict between state and local law recently led 24 cities and one county in California to sue the state over a new rule allowing the delivery of cannabis to people’s doorsteps. The jurisdictions suing the state claim each …

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5 Ways for Companies to Limit GDPR Penalties

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Latham & Watkins – EU data protection authorities are imposing increased penalties under the GDPR, with more proceedings forecast for 2019. By Tim Wybitul, Prof. Dr. Thomas Grützner, Dr. Wolf-Tassilo Böhm, and Dr. Isabelle Brams The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect since May 2018. Although the French data protection authority (CNIL) has imposed the highest …

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UK government publishes updated procurement guidance in the event of a no-deal Brexit

CMS Cameron McKenna – On 14 January 2019, the UK government updated its guidance in relation to public-sector procurement in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The guidance confirms that, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the public procurement regulations will remain broadly unchanged after EU exit at 11pm on 29 March 2019. The …

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Is Cryptocurrency Regulatory Clarity Coming?

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Farella Braun + Martel – Two United States congressmen introduced legislation in late December that would exclude certain digital currencies from being defined as securities – a bill that, if enacted, may finally provide the cryptocurrency industry with regulatory clarity regarding when the offer and sale of digital tokens must comply with federal securities laws. …

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