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On Dec. 19, 2022, the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA” or “Agency”) implemented a final rule that adjusts monetary-based industry size standards (i.e., receipts and assets) for inflation that occurred since 2014.
Japan, a country once known for its unique technological advancements (think smart toilets), but which has lagged behind in digital technology and still adheres to old school practices (think seals and fax machines), is aiming to position itself as a leader in the Web 3.0 sphere with a national strategy to boost its digital economy.
On Nov. 28, 2022, the Council of the European Union (Council) adopted a decision (Decision) to add the violation of restrictive measures to the list of so-called “EU crimes” set out in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has published the December 2022 bulletin which reflects an increased demand across multiple categories.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lost four merger challenges (Illumina/GRAIL, UnitedHealth/Change Healthcare, U.S. Sugar/Imperial Sugar and Booz Allen/EverWatch) in September.
The United Kingdom and United States announced in a joint statement on 17 October a new strategy to cooperate and collaborate further on economic sanctions implementation and enforcement.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a package of three bills that will increase oversight of the Minority-and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) infrastructure in New York state (NYS).
On Oct. 6, 2022, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted a new, eighth package of measures (Package) primarily intended to reinforce pressure on the government of the Russian Federation (Russia) and Russia’s economy, weaken Russia’s military capabilities and impose additional consequences on the Kremlin for the recent escalation of the conflict in Ukraine.
On 30 September the UK announced a series of significant additional sanctions in response to Russia’s illegal annexations in Ukraine following internationally condemned sham referendums.
On 9 September 2022, the Foreign Direct Investment Office of the Ministry of Economy (the FDI Office) issued guidelines on foreign investment control.
Most employment-based permanent residency applications require the applicant to go through the PERM labor certification process where the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) certifies that there are not sufficient U.S. workers able, available, and qualified to fill a position.
On May 18, 2023, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, a case that presented the Court with an opportunity to bring clarity to the often highly subjective standards lower courts apply when deciding the issue of fair use of visual works of art under copyright law.
It is more important than ever that employers understand the serious long-term, non-monetary consequences of settling or accepting Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations.
A new Washington law regulating employers’ use of production quotas or production standards for employees working at warehouse distribution centers (House Bill 1762) will go into effect on July 1, 2024.
As a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (CAA), Congress passed new exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law) and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) allowing certain healthcare entities to provide mental health or behavioral health improvement and/or maintenance programs to physicians and other clinicians.
On May 17, 2023, the Texas Senate approved Senate Bill No. 14 (SB 14), prohibiting physicians from providing gender-affirming medical care to minors experiencing gender dysphoria (distress that results from having one’s gender identity not match one’s sex assigned at birth).
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