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NCLAT Interprets the Definition of “Financial Debt” under Insolvency Law

[Medhashree Verma and Kavya Lalchandani are 3rd year B.B.A, LL.B. students at National Law University Odisha, Cuttack] In a recent judgment in Jignesh Shah v. IL&FS Financial Services Limited & Anr., the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) dealt with the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Court Expands Criminal Sexual Conduct Definition

Earlier this week, a three-panel appeals court broadened the legal definition of what constitutes criminal sexual conduct in Minnesota. The panel heard the case of Brian Wilkie of Owatonna, who was charged with criminal sexual conduct in the third degree … Continue reading

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Legal AI – Its Definition and Its Value to the Legal World

Artificial Lawyer – “‘AI’ is an awkward term. Just as ‘technology’ can mean everything from cave persons shaping flints to make spearheads, to the first electric toasters of the early 20th century, to quantum computing today, the term ‘AI’ also … Continue reading

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NLRB Takes First Step to Restore More Limited Definition of “Protected Concerted Activity”

A 3-1 majority of the National Labor Relations Board announced last week its intent to level set what constitutes “protected concerted activity” given that the Board has over the years “blurred the distinction between protected group action and unprotected individual … Continue reading

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AMS Issues Final Rule BE Labeling; Narrow Definition of BE and No Disclosure for Highly Refined Foods

By Riëtte van Laack — On December 20, 2018, the Agricultural Marketing Service announced the availability of its long-awaited final rule implementing the national mandatory bioengineered (BE) food disclosure standard (NBFDS).  The history of the law and rule was discussed in … Continue reading

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