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Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Restructuring in France: why are so-called “amicable procedures” so successful ?

French so-called "amicable procedures" are widely used to rescue companies facing difficulties due to the "Covid" crisis. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

The CNIL targets foreign companies

Foreign companies are increasingly sanctionned by the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL). Our team is presenting the main risks for foreign companies regarding cookies and data privacy. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection Period Now Open

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on April 26, 2021 the opening of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection, which was previously delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

The Biden Labor Agenda

When former Boston Mayor and construction trades union member and leader Marty Walsh was confirmed as the 29th U.S. Secretary of Labor on March 22, 2021, he became the first union member Secretary since the 1970s. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Do you know KINFO?

The Danish Tax Agency has a control information register (KINFO), in which taxpayers or taxpayers may risk being registered if the tax return is incorrect. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Government funding – be aware of loan requirements for buildings over 18m high

Many residential blocks of flats over 18m in height are now being granted government funding by the Government Building Safety Fund (BSF) to replace cladding identified as containing combustible materials. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Eleventh Circuit Limits Reach of ADA Accessibility Requirements Online

In a recent decision, the Eleventh Circuit held that Winn-Dixie did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act by operating a website inaccessible to blind individuals. Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.involved a blind individual who sued the grocery chain after he was unable to refill his prescriptions online or link digital coupons to his rewards card because the Winn-Dixie website was incompatible with his screen-reader software. MORE.

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Florida Privacy Bill Fails to Pass Before End of Legislative Session

Florida lawmakers failed to pass an expansive privacy law before the legislative session adjourned last Friday. MORE.

Tuesday, 4 May, 2021

Vancouver Lawyers Named Litigation Star

Partners in Kornfeld LLP, Shane Coblin and Dan Parlow, have been recognized as Litigation Stars by Benchmark Litigation; Coblin for the third consecutive year in commercial, real estate and construction litigation. MORE.

Tuesday, 4 May, 2021

Utah Member Named Among 2021 Legal Elite

Utah Business awarded Fabian VanCott to the 2021 Utah Legal Elite™, ranking 21 of its attorneys across 12 different practice areas. MORE.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Settlement

If your company had an administrative services agreement with a Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) licensee in the past six years or a health insurance policy with a BCBS licensee in the past 13 years, your company may benefit from the settlement of a court case, In re: Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation MDL 2406, N.D. Ala. Master File No. 2:13-cv-20000-RDP. MORE.

Friday, 30 April, 2021

Proposed Legislation May Bring Sweeping Changes to the Estate Planning World

The “For the 99.5% Act” (introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders) and the Sensible Taxation and Promotion (STEP) Act (introduced by Sen. Chris Van Hollen) collectively propose broad Equity changes to federal estate, gift and income tax laws that, if enacted, would significantly impact common estate planning strategies and transfer taxation. MORE.

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