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  • Blog: Hunton Employment & Labor Law PerspectivesThe Eleventh Circuit Could Tackle Whether COVID-19 is a Disaster for WARN Purposes with Companies Facing Continued LayoffsPosted on March 5, 2021 by Veronica A. Torrejón, Christopher M. Pardo and Ryan A. Glasgow
    While COVID-19 may have hit the business community like a hurricane, whether the pandemic, in fact, qualifies for a natural disaster exception under the federal law requiring businesses to warn employees of impending layoffs, remains an open question. This February, a federal judge paved the way for the Eleventh Circuit to weigh in on whether a class action can proceed against an employer who was forced to lay off employees due to COVID-19.
  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogDPC publishes Annual Report for 2020Posted on March 5, 2021 by Davinia Brennan
    The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published its Annual Report for 2020. The Report looks back on the span of regulatory work completed by the DPC over the past year, and reveals some interesting trends and statistics. It discusses the complaints and breach notifications received; some case-studies; the 83 domestic and cross-border inquiries it has...Continue Reading…
  • Blog: BuildSmartImportant Changes to International Arbitration ProceduresPosted on March 3, 2021 by Carly Miller and Katherine H. Blankenship
    To all our friends with international projects, partners, or contracts, please take note of some significant changes to one of the potential sets of procedures and rules that may govern or apply to your international dispute. The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) recently amended its Dispute Resolution Procedures (including its Arbitration and Mediation Rules),...Continue Reading
  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsWEBINAR VIDEO | Posting workers to Belgium: all you need to knowPosted on March 1, 2021 by
    Belgium is one of the EU countries with the highest number of posted workers. However, foreign employers posting workers to Belgium and Belgian companies ‘receiving’ the foreign workers are often not fully aware of all immigration, employment, social security and tax consequences triggered by such a posting set-up.
  • Blog: Waller Law BlogCorporate Transparency Act creates privacy concerns for Family Offices and Private Trust CompaniesPosted on February 28, 2021 by
    The Act creates a risk of sensitive ownership information being exposed.
  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportCFPB Enforcement Expected to Increase Under the Biden AdministrationPosted on February 24, 2021 by Erin A. Sedmak
    Enforcement and litigation directed at the consumer financial services industry is expected to increase under the Biden administration. While increased enforcement is likely to occur with respect to all federal agencies, the most significant increases are being forecast in the areas of fair lending enforcement, which was relatively subdued under the Trump administration. On Jan....Continue Reading…

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