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The Financial Services (Distance Marketing) (Amendment and Savings Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

On 14 March 2019, there was published on legislation.gov.uk the made version of the Financial Services (Distance Marketing) (Amendment and Savings Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, together with an explanatory memorandum. The statutory instrument comes into force on exit day, … Continue reading

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EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE – Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!

  For loyal followers of these updates, this Department of Labor “update” may seem like déjà vu.  Indeed, three years ago I sent out an update notifying you that the Department of Labor (DOL) had released final changes to the … Continue reading

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China public consultation on Draft Regulations addressing bad faith trademark applications

As a “first-to-file” system is adopted in China, where no intention to use or evidence of use is required as part of the trademark application process, so Chinese squatters can easily file applications for trademarks which are identical or similar … Continue reading

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Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

As lab-grown meat moves closer to grocery store shelves, regulators must decide how to regulate food products pulled straight from the pages of science fiction. The sale of lab-grown meat—also called cell-cultured meat, in vitro meat, synthetic meat, fake meat, … Continue reading

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Non-English Speakers Would Lose Disability Benefits Under Proposed SSA Regulations

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is proposing regulations which may make it more difficult for people who don’t speak English to qualify for disability benefits. Under planned regulations released February 01, 2019, the SSA would no longer consider a person’s “inability to … Continue reading

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