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HTMLStudent Data Protection in an Era of Education Technology Innovation
Katherine D. Brodie, Michelle Hon Donovan, Alison Haddock Hutton; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 7, 2015
Consensus regarding how and whether to increase federal mandates and penalties concerning protection of PII has not yet been reached, but awareness exists that student PII, whether for K-12 students or older, is becoming increasingly vulnerable to unauthorized disclosure or misuse, in particular...

 

HTMLBureau of Industry and Security Amends EAR Implementing Removal of Cuba's Designation as State Sponsor of Terrorism
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
On July 22, 2015, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, amended its Export Administration Regulations (EAR) implementing the elimination of the "State Sponsor of Terrorism" designation as applied to Cuba. The amendments also remove "AT"...

 

HTMLRecent Georgia Case Illustrates How Not Filing a Tax Bulk Sales Notice in an Asset Purchase Can Be Costly to the Buyer
Stanley R. Kaminski; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 28, 2015
Virtually every state has a tax bulk sales provision that requires buyers of business assets to file a notice with the state of any purchase of business assets outside the ordinary course of business. This means that every bulk asset sale of a business has to be reported by the buyer for those...

 

HTMLClarifications Published on Russia's Personal Data Localization Law
Allison S. Khaskelis, Maxim A. Voltchenko; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on September 2, 2015
On August 3, 2015, the Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media (commonly referred to as "Minsviaz") published detailed-and the only written-guidelines clarifying the new personal data localization requirements implemented by the Amendments to the Personal Data Law,[1] signed...

 

HTMLFirst-ever Tax Treaty and Protocol Between the United States and Vietnam Signed
Hope P. Krebs, Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
On 7 July 2015, the United States and Vietnam signed an income tax treaty and protocol (the "DTA"), the first ever between the two countries. This is yet another significant step toward further increasing trade relations between the two countries. Though signed, the DTA will not become...

 

HTMLNLRB Abandons Well-Established Joint-Employer Standard
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 31, 2015
On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or "the Board") issued a 3-2 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., d/b/a BFI Newby Island Recyclery (32-RC-109684) that changes the well-established joint-employer standard, eliminating the requirement that...

 

HTMLThird Circuit Confirms FTC Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity Practices Under Unfairness Prong of FTC Act
Sandra A. Jeskie; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 25, 2015
In a long-awaited ruling in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., the Third Circuit rejected Wyndham’s argument that the FTC has no authority to regulate its cybersecurity practices under the unfairness prong of the FTC Act and that businesses are not entitled to notice of the...

 

HTMLFERC Green-lights Puerto Rico Offshore LNG Import Terminal; Project's Ocean-Going Regasification Unit Is First of Its Kind Before the FERC
Sheila Slocum Hollis, Dennis J. Hough, Ilia Levitine; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 28, 2015
On July 24, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its authorization pursuant to Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act[1] for the siting, construction and operation of the Aguirre Offshore GasPort (GasPort),[2] subject to certain environmental and operational conditions. The...

 

HTMLPostsecondary Institutions Subject to the New Federal "Gainful Employment" Rule Have Until July 31, 2015, to Complete Reporting of Data to U.S. Department of Education
Katherine D. Brodie, Michelle Hon Donovan; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 27, 2015
The end of this month marks the first significant deadline for Title IV (federal student financial aid program) participating institutions of higher education under the U.S. Department of Education's Gainful Employment (GE) rule that went into effect on July 1, 2015. Institutions offering one or...

 

HTMLLandmark Agreement on Iran's Nuclear Program Reached Under Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
On July 14, 2015, the United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that although the United States and other negotiating parties reached an agreement under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with the goal of ensuring that Iran's nuclear...

 


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