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October 19, 2021

Haunted Houses…in the Law.

As threatened promised, our Halloween blog post. As you may well imagine, each state in this Union has a number of silly laws.  What may be even more amusing is reading silly laws written with serious intent.  […]
September 14, 2021

Your Slavery Reporting Requirements

We are always grateful for our (very vocal) readership. We recently published on your requirements under the UK’s Modern Slavery Act (2015) (here).  Based on an internal poll, it came as no surprise that you collectively voted […]
August 9, 2021

Your Obligations under the Modern Slavery Act

  The Modern Slavery Act (2015). (No, these are not regulations legalizing involuntary servitude…though we alumni of Big Law Firms are familiar with the concept.) Instead, this (unfortunately named) UK regulation is both a logical extension of […]
June 14, 2021

Max Schrems Strikes Again

You must now promptly update your Standard Contractual Clauses to maintain a legal basis for the cross-border transfer of personal data. As background: the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) stipulates that international personal data transfers can only […]
June 11, 2021

To Boycott or Not to Boycott…

Requests to participate in or facilitate the Arab League’s Boycott of Israel are both prohibited (by the US Department of Commerce) and penalized (by the US Department of Treasury).  Deciphering what is permissible and what is prohibited […]
May 6, 2021

The Most SPAC-tacular Blog Title

Photo illustration: 731: Photo: Alamy Every SPAC is an SPV, but not every SPV is a SPAC. (You’re welcome). A “SPAC” is a “Special Purpose Acquisition Company.”  Legally, it is a shell company that raises funds through […]