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Recent Florida Federal Court Decision Reaffirms “Publication” Requirement for CGL Coverage for Data Breaches

By Eric Stern and Andrew Lipkowitz  As an update to our New York Law Journal Article from March 5, 2018, a recent decision from the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, reaffirms the rule (followed by several other courts), … Continue reading

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Epidiolex – New CBD Oil Drug Will Be Legal Under Federal Law, Classified As Schedule V for Certain FDA-Approved Drugs Containing Cannabidiol

Epidiolex is now the only legal CBD oil recognized under federal law. CBD is the non-psychoactive cannabinoid derived from the hemp plant that many people use for its supposed therapeutic properties to treat several ailments and chronic illnesses.  According to … Continue reading

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Depoimento de Marcelo Odebrecht envolvendo ex-presidente Lula será enviado para Justiça Federal no DF

A pedido da defesa do ex-presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, o ministro Edson Fachin, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), determinou o envio do material para a Justiça Federal do Distrito Federal. Com base no princípio da colegialidade, ele reviu … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrencies held subject to US federal securities laws

For the first time, a US federal court has ruled that in appropriate circumstances cryptocurrencies can be subject to the provisions of US securities laws. In U.S. v. Zaslavskiy, No. 1:17-cr-00647, slip op., 2018 WL 4346339 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 11, 2018), … Continue reading

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Federal Banking Regulators Issue Final Rule On Financial Institutions Affiliate Marketing

The five federal financial regulatory agencies have jointly issued final regulations implementing Section 214 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), which amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The regulations allow consumers to opt out and prevent … Continue reading

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