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AFM takes national measures to prohibit binary options and to restrict the marketing or sales of CFDs

Further to our earlier blog post, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) has taken national measures mirroring ESMA’s product intervention measures. These measures – included in two separate Decrees, one dealing with binary options … Continue reading

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ECHA Proposes to Restrict Intentionally Added Microplastics

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced on January 30, 2019, that it has submitted a restriction proposal for microplastic particles that are intentionally added to mixtures used by consumers or professionals.  According to ECHA, if adopted, the restriction could reduce … Continue reading

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Can Congress Constitutionally Restrict the President’s Troop Withdrawals?

As others have discussed on Lawfare, Congress recently has begun to feel its oats when it comes to U.S. foreign policy. In the wake of general dissatisfaction with President Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria, the Senate rebuked … Continue reading

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Sights on Online Search Advertising: FTC Finds Practices by 1-800 Contacts to Unlawfully Harm Competition and Restrict the Availability of Truthful Advertising to Consumers

Last month in  In the Matter of 1-800 Contacts, Inc., the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) provided insight into the circumstances under which retail price competition may take place in the 21st century internet economy.  In the Opinion authored by Chairman … Continue reading

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Proposed Joint-Employer Rule May Restrict Workers’ Bargaining Power

Some employees get a paycheck from one company but receive work instructions and discipline from another. In these cases, which business is the employer? Sometimes the answer is “both.” The idea that an employee might have two employers, even for … Continue reading

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