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Liminar suspende ação penal em trâmite da Justiça Federal do PR contra Guido Mantega

Liminar deferida pelo ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), suspendeu o andamento de ação penal em curso na 13ª Vara Criminal Federal Curitiba (PR) contra o ex-ministro da Fazenda Guido Mantega. Em análise preliminar na Reclamação (RCL) 31590, … Continue reading

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Connecticut Federal Court Grants Medical Marijuana User Summary Judgment on Employment Discrimination Claim

A federal district court in the District of Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a plaintiff who brought a claim against an employer that withdrew a job offer due to the plaintiff’s positive drug test for marijuana.  This case offers lessons … Continue reading

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No Easy Out: Federal Judge Says Selling Digital Tokens May Violate Federal Securities Laws

Just this week, a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York told a defendant in a criminal case that he was out luck with the claim there was no securities fraud because he was selling  digital tokens.  See United … Continue reading

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New Round of Audit Notifications Sent to Federal Contractors

For federal contractors, affirmative action plan (AAP) audits may be just around the corner. The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs sent 750 courtesy scheduling announcement letters (CSAL’s) last week to federal contractors, notifying them that … Continue reading

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US federal banking agencies issue final regulations promulgating use of municipal obligations for LCR compliance

Late last month, the US federal banking agencies (the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), collectively, the “banking agencies”) issued an interim final rule that implements section 403 … Continue reading

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