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- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogCalifornia Assembly Bill Aims to Avert State Ballot Initiative Related to PrivacyPosted on June 22, 2018 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPOn June 21, 2018, California lawmakers introduced AB 375, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. If enacted and signed by the Governor by June 28, 2018, AB 375 would introduce key privacy requirements for businesses, but would also result in the removal of a ballot initiative of the same name from the November 6, 2018, statewide ballot. Continue Reading
- Blog: You Might Be a WinnerIGTV – Instagram’s New YouTubePosted on June 21, 2018 by Robert Laplaca and Jillian KanterOnline videos are powerful marketing tools. We’ve all been there when you watch one video on your phone and suddenly realize you’ve wasted hours watching clips of a dog skateboarding, a step-by-step tutorial on making a unicorn cake, and your favorite celebrity’s appearance on a talk show. While video content remains popular on YouTube, Instagram users are only able to share one minute of video content with their followers – until now. On Wednesday, June 20, Facebook, which owns Instagram, announced [...]
- Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportAccess vs. Security: Takeaways For U.S. Financial Institutions from the European PSD2 Open API FrameworkPosted on June 21, 2018 by Erin F. Fonté and Brenna E. McGeeNot long ago, financial technology (FinTech) startups were all seeking to disrupt the market for financial services and compete directly with financial institutions (FIs) for customers. But as these startups have grown into more mature companies, cooperation with FIs has come to replace disruption for many FinTech firms. These companies have realized that FIs can...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsConsider Periodic Internal Plan Audits to Ensure Proper Application of Plan’s Definition of “Compensation”Posted on June 20, 2018 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 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 payroll […] The post Consider Periodic Internal Plan Audits to Ensure Proper Application of Plan’s Definition of “Compensation” appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Waller Law BlogAfter full cannabis legalization in Canada, stocks likely to hit a new highPosted on June 20, 2018 by Marc J. Adesso
- Blog: Biologics BlogFirst Decision on Label Carve-Outs for Biosimilars Expected in Enbrel LitigationPosted on June 17, 2018 by As biosimilar litigation between Amgen, the maker of Enbrel® (etanercept), and Sandoz, the maker of biosimilar ErelziTM (etanercept-szzs) heads toward trial before Judge Claire Cecchi in the District of New Jersey, Sandoz is seeking to stave off Amgen’s infringement claims for three of the patents in suit by pointing to its recent amendment to the [...]