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What should I do if I think my spouse will become violent if I ask for a divorce?

Invariably, long-married couples reach a stage where one might joke that “the honeymoon’s over” — but sometimes it isn’t a joke. And sometimes it doesn’t take very long for a couple to reach that point where one partner may consider … Continue reading

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FCA statement on market operators seeking to become ROIEs

On 30 January 2019, the FCA released a statement providing a list of EEA market operators applying to become a recognised overseas investment exchange (ROIE). The statement follows the FCA’s direction of September 2018 that clarified how market operators (as defined … Continue reading

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“Scandalous” Trademarks, and Why They May Become More Prevalent

Of late, multiple authors of this blog have followed the legal landscape around “scandalous” trademarks. In particular, this post follows up on the USPTO’s petition to the Supreme Court, which we previously covered. A “scandalous” or “immoral” trademark is one … Continue reading

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The Muddy Waters of ADA Website Compliance May Become Less Murky in 2019

The Scope of the Issue The Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) has been the source of a tremendous amount of litigation since President George H.W. Bush signed it into law in 1990.  Over the past few years, Plaintiffs’ counsel … Continue reading

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Misogyny has become central to the Republican mission — and the GOP is dying as a result

There is one big, obvious reason why women are fleeing the Republican party, and it’s currently sitting in the Oval Office: Trump, the big, orange, ugly angry reminder of exactly how much men can get away with. The shamelessness of … Continue reading

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