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Facebook Replaces Lobbying Executive Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

Facebook shuffled its ranks in Washington as it confronts pressure from lawmakers over data privacy, election interference, misinformation and other issues. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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How Far is Too Far? Sinclair Under Scrutiny for Employee Agreements

Laurie Baddon writes: It has been a tough couple of weeks for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. First, news broke that its anchors were required to read an identical script cautioning viewers about “fake news” and questioning the integrity of media … Continue reading

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Data Privacy, Independence of National Supervisory Authorities and Scrutiny: Case C-518/07

We need to catch up on some juicy judgments! A while back, the Court of Justice declared in Case C-518/07 Commission v. Germany that Germany had breached Article 28 §1 of Directive 95/46/EC on data protection because the authorities it… … Continue reading

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FTC’s Antitrust Complaint Against 1-800 Contacts – Clear or Blurred Vision of Antitrust Scrutiny of Settlement Agreements Entered to Protect Trademarks in Advertising?

On October 27, 2017, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell rendered his Initial Decision in the FTC’s Complaint against 1-800 Contacts, a complaint challenging as a violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. § … Continue reading

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Protecting Kids Means Closer Scrutiny of Day Cares

In the wake of two Oregon day care deaths in as many months late last year one might have thought that it would be a simple thing to build momentum in the legislature for reform and increased oversight, but in … Continue reading

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