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“Panic Button” Laws Make Their Way Across The U.S.

Last August, we wrote about a Chicago ordinance requiring hotel employers to, among other things, equip hotel employees assigned to work in guestrooms or restrooms with portable emergency contact devices. The emergency contact devices, referred to as “panic buttons,” may … Continue reading

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It’s Not Time To Panic About Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods. Yet.

Hal Singer is a Principal at Economists Incorporated and an Adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business When the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) waved through Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods without batting an eye last August, some New Brandeisians … Continue reading

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As Chinese Investors Panic Over Dubious Products, Authorities Quash Protests

Chinese investors poured billions into online lending platforms. Now some can’t get their money back. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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PANIC OVER dropping sperm counts….

PANIC OVER dropping sperm counts. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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The New CA Consumer Privacy Act: Don’t Panic (Yet)

California has pushed through an online privacy law that is sending some shockwaves through the Internet economy. On Thursday, June 29, the legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), which the Governor signed swiftly. Beginning January 1, … Continue reading

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