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E&O Coverage Barred for Options Trading Losses

In a ruling that turned on the interpretation of a technical financial term, a federal district court concluded that the Options Trading exclusion in an investment firm’s E&O policy precluded coverage for investor claims arising out of a financial transaction … Continue reading

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AFM prepares national measures relating to binary options and CFDs

Following an investigation in January 2019, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) announced its intention to introduce two national product intervention measures, following the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) EU-wide temporary measures relating … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of California Refuses Challenge to End of Life Options Act

This week, Supreme Court of California declined to hear a constitutional challenge to the End of Life Options Act. In November 2018, the Court of Appeal vacated the May 2018 Superior Court judgment holding that the EOLOA was unconstitutional because it did … Continue reading

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EU Copyright Directive: rejection of entire bill or of Article 13 only realistic options for opponents of idiocy

I'm a copyright hardliner regarding the scope of copyrightable works, a reasonably narrow exception for fair use, and remedies. I can say so without fear of contradiction from those who read my postings on copyright on this blog, particularly on … Continue reading

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Colorado End-of-Life Options Act – 125 Prescriptions in 2018

In 2016, Colorado voters approved Proposition 106, which enacted the Colorado End-of-Life Options Act. This Act allows an eligible terminally-ill individual with a prognosis of six months or less to live to request and self-administer medical aid-in-dying medication in order … Continue reading

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