Success comes with a price. As of July 1, 2022, influencers with more than 500,000 followers (“Major Influencers”) will be under Dutch Media Authority (Commissariaat van de Media) supervision due to a new Policy Rule. As such, Major Influencers will be required to comply with additional advertising rules from the Dutch Media Act (Mediawet). This GT Alert reviews the reason for the new Policy Rule (Beleidsregel kwalificatie commerciële mediadiensten op aanvraag 2022)1, the conditions to qualify as a Major Influencer, and the additional advertising rules and implications.
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) is in effect as of June 21, 2022. Congress passed the Act in December 2021 to increase enforcement of longstanding U.S. policy prohibiting the importation of goods, or components thereof, made with forced labor and to create a “rebuttable presumption” that merchandise from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) or by an entity on the UFLPA Entity List is made with forced labor and thereby prohibited from entry into the United States.
In the second episode of Big Law Redefined, Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Maribel Nicholson-Choice and Libby Stennes discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s historical and current definition of Environmental Justice, steps for corporations to protect their brands, and how to effectively work with communities and stakeholders.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday released drinking water health advisories for four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances – known as PFAS. Those included PFOA, PFOS, PFBS, and GenX.
This column seeks to sharpen up two large issues under the first sentence of Section 27, the one granting an environmental right.
On May 26th, the EPA released an update of its Legal Tools to Advance Environmental justice – a compilation of the legal authorities it relies upon to protect public health and the environment for all persons in EJ and all communities.
In yet another “sue and settle” case, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed entering into a consent decree agreeing to rule on the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) petition to classify discarded polyvinyl chloride (PVC) as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Part of a broader initiative to decrease the volume of plastic waste, this may result in a rule classifying a wide range of PVC-containing industrial, commercial, and retail materials and products as hazardous wastes when discarded.
In Part 2B of Greenberg Traurig Environmental Shareholder David Mandelbaum’s conversation with William Hengemihle of FTI Consulting on Superfund allocation disputes under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the federal program for cleaning up sites contaminated by historic operations, they discuss fault and when it may trump cost causation, “transactional fairness,” use of contracts experts, cooperation, and recalcitrance.
Greenberg Traurig Environmental Shareholder David Mandelbaum is joined by William Hengemihle of FTI Consulting for a second conversation on Superfund allocation disputes under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the federal program for cleaning up sites contaminated by historic operations.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) contains a number of provisions that may prove very important to cleanup lawyers.
Both the House and Senate have passed legislation under the Railway Labor Act to avoid a railroad strike by imposing the bargaining agreement brokered by President Joe Biden in September 2022.
College life was just one of the many things affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The regulations implementing the CCPA require that a business verify the identity of a consumer that submits a specific-information access request to a “reasonably high degree of certainty.”
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in November 2022 released a targeted exam letter pertaining to communications for crypto products and services.
It has been a long and heated debate as to whether NFTs and certain cryptocurrencies can be deemed as securities under applicable laws and precedents.
From changing regulatory to employment issues, get practice advisories designed just for In-House Counsel. Subscribe for free.Subscribe Now
Unlock even more great content and insights by subscribing now. It's Free!Sign Up
Already have an account? Sign In.