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- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEDPB Publishes Annual Report for 2018Posted on July 17, 2019 by Davinia BrennanThe European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published its Annual Report covering the period from 25 May – 31 December 2018. It provides an overview of the EDPB’s activities last year, and discusses the areas it intends to focus on in 2019-2020. Key Statistics We have set out below a summary of the key statistics from...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Waller Law BlogHealth care fraud and abuse enforcement overview 2018Posted on July 16, 2019 by Jesse C. Neil,Justin R. Hickerson
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsCoordinating Retirement Plan Definition of “Compensation” with PayrollPosted on July 10, 2019 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupA frequent, but often times avoidable, operational error for retirement plans is the failure to use the proper definition of “compensation” for various plan purposes, including, without limitation, calculating employee deferrals and employer contributions. A retirement plan’s definition of compensation typically includes dozens of components that all must be properly coded in the plan sponsor’s […] The post Coordinating Retirement Plan Definition of “Compensation” with Payroll appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: You Might Be a WinnerI Catch the Fish, You Cook the Fish, The Only Time We’re Together is When We Eat the Fish: Banning Gender Stereotypes in AdsPosted on June 17, 2019 by Robert LaplacaWomen in the kitchen and men in the wilderness. An ad concept as old as time. But has its time come? The U.S. has traditionally taken a hands-off approach to regulating “traditional” gender-stereotyping in ads. But this week, the U.K. has said enough is enough.
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateCongress, Regulators, and Justice Department Gear Up to Investigate “Big Tech,” But Focus and Scope Under Current Law Remains UnclearPosted on June 16, 2019 by Timothy H. Gray, William F. Cavanaugh, Jr.U.S. lawmakers, regulators, and agencies charged with antitrust oversight have long been criticized for failing to act on alleged anticompetitive activity by the world’s largest technology companies—the so-called “Big Four” of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. This year, however, government interest in oversight has spiked: In February the Federal Trade Commission launched a task force [...]
- Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportCreditor Beware: Supreme Court Rejects “Good Faith” Defense to Violations of Bankruptcy Discharge OrdersPosted on June 6, 2019 by Maria A. DiakoumakisStarting now, all creditors must exercise more caution when trying to collect against discharged bankruptcy debtors, because a creditor’s good faith belief that the discharge injunction did not apply is no longer a viable defense. On Monday, June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the standard for awarding sanctions against a creditor for violation...Continue Reading…