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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogTennessee revises Certificate of Need (CON) requirementsPosted on May 13, 2021 by
    Once signed, the bill's changes will take effect on October 1, 2021.
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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogNew York City Council Passes Tenant Data Privacy ActPosted on May 13, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    On April 29, 2021, the New York City Council passed the Tenant Data Privacy Act, which would regulate the collection, use, safeguarding and retention of tenant data by owners of “smart access” buildings. The TDPA has now been sent to the New York City Mayor’s desk for signature. Continue Reading
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  • Blog: BuildSmartNational Construction Safety Week: Preventing Accidents on the JobsitePosted on May 13, 2021 by Amandeep S. Kahlon, J. David Pugh and Chuck Mataya
    Even as the construction industry continues its recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it also continues to focus on worker safety. Consistent with this focus, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) scheduled the eighth annual “National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction” event for May 3-7, 2021....Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS Releases Additional FAQs on Partial Plan TerminationsPosted on May 12, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    During the pandemic, many employers laid off and terminated employees as businesses shut-down and then rehired employees when businesses reopened. Employers who sponsored retirement plans and incurred these fluctuations in their workforce risked that the layoffs and terminations could trigger partial retirement plan terminations, which would require 100% vesting of affected participants. Whether a partial […] The post IRS Releases Additional FAQs on Partial Plan Terminations appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportWorkouts Never Go Out of Style: What To Expect in the CMBS Market During the Second Half of 2021, and BeyondPosted on May 12, 2021 by Edward S. Weil, Mark A. Silverman and Leia Scott
    2020 was a bad year… okay, it was a really, really bad year. CMBS borrowers, in particular, found themselves in default and often-times upside down on their CMBS loans. While 2021 has started to show signs of life, even showing a gentle decline in special servicing and delinquency rates, a closer look reveals that certain...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: ALTIUS Blogs“100g of mealworm please!” – First insect approved under the Novel Foods RegulationPosted on May 11, 2021 by
    On 3 May 2021, the EU Member states approved “dried yellow mealworms” as a novel food under EU Regulation 2015/2283. According to the applicant, mealworms can be used in a broad range of food products, such as bread, cookies, or pasta. A Commission implementing regulation will follow soon, which marks the final step and formally authorises the novel food. Mealworms are the first insect species to secure clearance as a novel food but more are likely to follow.Insects require authorisation under the EU Novel Foods Regulation EU Regulation 2015/2283 requires food business operators to seek autho...
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