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Washington State’s New Pay Transparency Law

Pitfalls of Exclusivity in Commercial Deals

How to Develop a Privacy Policy

Opting Out of the EU's new Unified Patent Court

Adding Value as In-House Counsel: Principle 4

Adding Value as In-House Counsel: Principle 3

Adding Value as In-House Counsel: Principle 2

3 Steps In-House Lawyers Can Take to Thrive in the New Year

California Expands Online Protections for Those Under 18

Non-competes on the Fed's Chopping Block

Annual H-1B Cap Registration for FY 2024

Google Analytics, Cookies and GDPR

Impact of Incentive Equity Pools on Startup Fundraising

Adding Value as In-House Counsel

Incentive Equity Plans and Startup Fundraising

3 Boilerplate Commercial Contract Provisions That Deserve Attention

Using Another’s Trademark in an Advertisement

Data Broker Laws Deserve A Closer Look

Using Another Company’s Trademarks

How the Colorado Privacy Act Applies to Nonprofits

Deepfakes: Clever Technology or Legal Concern?

Important Compliance Deadline for U.S. Companies Handling EU Data

Tips for Creating Great Remote Workplaces

Important Updates to Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave

More Fairness for Reimbursement of Out-of-Network Services

In-House Counsel’s Role in Optimizing Intellectual Property

Understanding the Privacy Right to Be Forgotten

3 Creative Ideas for Writing a More Compelling Collection Letter

FTC Shines a Light on Digital Dark Patterns

New California Law Requires Physicians to Notify Patients about Open Payments Database

Exclusive Use Provisions in Commercial Leases

8 Reasons Why a Website (or app) Needs Terms of Use

Big Changes Ahead: District of Columbia Significantly Restricts Use of Non-Competes By Employers

Sneak Peek: California Privacy Rights Act Draft Regulations Released

Social Good is Good for Business

8 Things for Customers to Look for in a DPA (Data Protection Addendum or Agreement)

Impact of the Dobbs Decision on Employers

Staying Alive:  Changing and Effective Legal Spend Shifts for Start-ups

California Small Businesses Eligible for Paid Family Leave Grants

Why the Term “General Counsel” is a Misnomer

Ensuring GDPR Compliance on International Transfers of EU Data

Connecticut Adopts Privacy Law

Amendment to NYC’s Salary Transparency Law Delays Effective Date and More

Expanding Your Business Beyond U.S. Borders - Part 3

Expanding your Business Beyond U.S. Borders - Part 2

Wheels Up: Getting Started on Your Template Playbook

Expanding Your Business Beyond U.S. Borders

DHS to End Temporary Policy Allowing Expired List B Documents

Protecting Video Assets – a New Frontier for Corporate Governance and Risk Mitigation

Massachusetts Employers Beware: Late Wage Payments Result in Treble Damages

One Size Fits All: Great for Socks, Not for Contract Templates

Leverage the Benefits of On-Demand General Counsel Services for your Business

NYC Commission on Human Rights Issues Guidance on Salary Transparency Law

Stock Options and 409A Valuations in the Private Sector

President Biden Signs into Law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act

Ukraine Designated for Temporary Protected Status

New York Substantially Expands Whistleblower Protections for Private Sector Employees

New Federal Law Will Soon Invalidate Forced Arbitration of Employee Sexual Harassment and Assault Claims

California (Again) Passes COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law

New York City Pay Transparency Law Requires Disclosure of Salary Range in Job Advertisements

Key Considerations in Creating an LLC Operating Agreement

Biden Administration Rescinds Travel Ban for Southern African Countries

Top 10 New Year Resolutions for In-House Counsel

I Want My NFT

Employees in D.C. Gain COVID-19 Leave Protections

Why Affiliates Should Not be Grouped in as “Parties” to a Contract

Injunction Issued against Biden's Vaccination Mandate for Federal Contractors

Common Misconceptions about the “Work for Hire” Doctrine

New York State Requires Notice of Electronic Monitoring

New Testing Requirement for All U.S.-Bound International Air Travelers

5 Key Elements of a Document Retention Policy

Joint Ventures Involving Tax-Exempt Organizations (Part 2)

U.S. Imposes Travel Ban from Southern African Regions Effective November 29, 2021

“Forgetting” to Pay Wages in California may be a Criminal Offense in 2022

The Basics of Forming an LLC

USCIS Issues Welcome Policy Guidance Addressing Work Authorization for Certain E, H-4 and L-2 Spouses

Latest OSHA Ruling Faces Legal Challenges

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations or Testing for Many Private Employers

Minimizing (some) of the Pain of a Customer’s Bankruptcy

Fully vaccinated non-essential travelers from Canada and Mexico permitted to enter the U.S. beginning Nov. 8th

7 Issues to Consider When Working with Influencers

Joint Ventures Involving Tax-exempt Organizations (Part 1)

My Top 10 Favorite Latin Phrases for Lawyers

President Biden Revokes COVID-19 Related U.S. Travel Bans and Imposes New Vaccination Requirement

Legal Do's and Don'ts for an NFT Transaction

Your Secrets Are Safe with Me: Protecting Third Party Confidential Information

New Export Control Rule and Classification for Biotech Software Used in Nucleic Acid Assemblers and Synthesizers

Commercial Tenants Need Flexibility – Here’s How to Get It

Biden Administration Proposes Stricter Buy American Act Requirements

It’s Time to Notice Your Notice Provisions

Connecticut Prohibits Age Inquiries on Initial Employment Application

New State Privacy Laws in Virginia and Colorado

Retroactive Change to California's Pay Premium Calculation

New York HERO Act: What You Need to Know

10 Tips to Bolster a Licensee’s Source Code Escrow Protections

GDPR-Compliant Organizations: Why You May Need an EU Representative

The New SCCs are Here!

Connecticut Amends Its Pay Equity Laws, Requiring Wage Range Disclosure and More

Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines for Employees: Just Because You Can (Maybe), Doesn’t Mean You Should

Massachusetts’ New COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law

Contract Signed, Deal Done: 4 Important Next Steps

U.S. Imposes Travel Ban on Noncitizens Recently Present in India

Federal Trade Commission begins enforcement of COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act

New Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law passed in California

Changing Tides in U.S. Labor Relations

Connecticut Follows Trend in Banning Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

F-1 students seeking OPT can now file Form I-765 online

Additional Insights into the Use of Force Majeure for COVID-19

5 Issues a Buyer/Licensee Should Consider Before Renewing Vendor Agreements/Licenses

The Privacy Shield is Dead: Next Steps for U.S. Importers of EU Data

9 Provisions to Look for in Corporate Recruitment Contracts

New York Mandates Paid Time Off for COVID Vaccinations

6 Key Issues in Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreements

California Employers: Meal Period Rounding Is Not Permitted

9 Issues to Look for in the Payment Provisions of a Contract

The Privacy Shield is Dead: Here Come the New SCCs

Sexual Harassment in the Remote Workplace

OSHA Releases COVID-19 Guidance for the Workplace

Proposed Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule in 2021

Massachusetts Court Says Online Terms of Service May Not Form Binding Contracts with Users

More Paycheck Protection Program Funds Available

Managing Hyperlinked Contract Terms

California’s Evolving Privacy Law Landscape

Rules for Being an Effective General Counsel

Walking the Talk: Codes of Conduct in Business

Key California Employment Laws for 2021

5 Steps for Increasing the Enforceability of Online Agreements

Election Season: Political Activities Tax-Exempt Organizations Should Avoid

OCR Right of Access Initiative Bares Its Teeth

Can Employers Mandate Vaccinations for Employees?

California Employers Take on Greater COVID-19 Liability

Department of Labor Clarifies Guidance on Use of FFCRA Leave for Various Types of School Re-Openings

California Expands Job-Protected Leave under its Family Rights Act

Updates to California's COVID-19 Safe Reopening Playbook + New FAQS

ADA Website Compliance Requirements

For California Employers: COVID-19 Safe Reopening Playbook Now Available

CCPA: The Final Regulations Are Out, Enforcement Can Begin!

The Privacy Shield is Dead: Now What?

Supreme Court Extends Title VII Protections to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

PPP Application Deadline Extended

Cookies and the EU User

GDPR v. CCPA: Privacy Legislation Cousins

Special Provisions in Termination Agreements - Part 2

President Trump issues new Immigration Proclamation

The Basics of Termination Agreements - Part 1

Free Online Harassment Prevention Training Now Available for California Employers

Why Nonprofits Should Care About Force Majeure Clauses

Paycheck Protection Program - Latest Updates

Remaining GDPR Compliant When Conducting Clinical Trials in the EU

Massachusetts Phase 1 Reopening Guidelines: Key Considerations for Employers

May 2020 Immigration Roundup

More Guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program

Seven Issues to Look for in Non-Solicitation Clauses

Additional Funds for the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program

President Trump Signs Immigration Proclamation Temporarily Restricting Entry for Some, Not All

The Coronavirus and Force Majeure

Does COVID-19 Impact GDPR Protections?

FAQ's issued by the SBA and U.S. Treasury Dept. for Paycheck Protection Program

Comparing the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Paycheck Protection Programs

Avoiding Layoffs: An Overview of the Employee Retention Credit and Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Under the CARES Act

Application and Guidance Now Available for SBA Paycheck Protection Program

The SBA’s New “Paycheck Protection Program” under the CARES Act

Limited Waiver of HIPAA Penalties for Provision of Telemedicine during COVID-19 Crisis

Alternatives to Layoffs in Massachusetts During the COVID-19 Crisis

Understanding the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

5 Tips to Optimize Your 'Work from Home' Arrangement

3 Considerations for Nonprofits when Conducting Internal Investigations

COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” Orders Issued for San Francisco Bay Area Counties

Preparing your Business for Coronavirus: 8 Tips for Employers

Key Issues in a SOW - part 3 of 3 - from the vendor perspective

Key Issues in a SOW - Part 2 of 3 - from the customer perspective

Tips on How to Write or Review a Statement of Work (SOW) - Part 1 of 3

Trump administration restricts travel from mainland China in response to the coronavirus

California’s New Mandatory Sexual Misconduct & Abuse Reporting Requirement

Highly Negotiated Provisions of an Independent Contractor Agreement

How To Protect Your Copyrighted Material With the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

A Closer Look at Independent Contractor Relationships & Agreements

Managing Nonprofit Risks: Executive Compensation

You've Been Served. Now What?

Understanding the CCPA: Key Provisions and Readiness Checklist

Nonprofit Board Fiduciary Duties

Practical Considerations in Merchandise Licensing Agreements

Lean on Me: The Unofficial “Mentor” Role of an On-Demand GC

California Upends Independent Contractor Relationships with AB 5

Deadline to Complete CA's Mandatory Harassment Training Extended One Year to 1/1/21

New York's SHIELD Act Bolsters Data Security

A Closer Look at Indemnification Clauses

Nonprofit Regulation Compliance: Sweepstakes and Other Prize Promotions

The Basics Of Contract Damages

Dissecting Key Legal Provisions for the Business Team

In-House Counsel’s Balancing Act: Managing Risk without Stifling Growth

OCR Fact Sheet Clarifies Instances of Business Associate Direct Liability under HIPAA

New Requirement for U.S. Visa Applications

What Nonprofits Should Know About Anticorruption Laws

Reading the Tea Leaves: What Do GDPR Enforcement Efforts Tell Us?

Leveraging the GDPR Experience to Comply with the CCPA

An Overview of the U.S. State Fundraising Regulations for Tax Exempt Organizations

Key Issues in Commercial Real Estate Leases for Life Sciences Tenants

California Employers: Don't forget FEHA's Mandatory Harassment Training

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