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As A Public Charge Rule Is Finalized by DHS, Concern Over Upcoming DOJ Rule Grows
Last Fall, we wrote about a proposed regulation issued by the Department of Homeland Security that involved one of our favorite topics: the intersection of immigration and health care law.
United States
21 Aug 2019
Dispatches From Carbon (Fantasy) Land
Greenwire reported today that the White House blocked testimony by Dr. Rod Schoonover of the State Department to the House Intelligence Committee on "The National Security Implications of Climate Change."
United States
18 Jun 2019
Mandatory Filings For Foreign Investments In U.S. Required By New CFIUS Pilot Program
On October 10, 2018, the Department of the Treasury, which oversees the CFIUS, released interim regulations to implement portions of the FIRRMA, which was enacted in August.
United States
6 Nov 2018
FERC Remains An Independent Agency
n January, FERC rejected Secretary Perry's proposal to compensate generators who maintain a 90-day supply of fuel on-site – a proposal widely seen as an attempt to prop up struggling coal and nuclear generators.
United States
14 Jun 2018
State Department Promulgates New Vetting Standards Required By Presidents Travel Ban Executive Order
On July 12, 2017, the State Department promulgated new vetting standards for visa applicants, as required by President Trump's March 6, 2017 Executive Order entitled " Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States" ("EO-2").
United States
22 Aug 2017
Alien Tort Case Development: The U.S. Supreme Court Will Review The Question Of Corporate Liability
On Monday, April 3, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by plaintiffs in Jesner v. Arab Bank, No. 16-499.
United States
10 Apr 2017
Border Searches Of Your Electronic Devices — What Rights Do You Have?
The United States government has reported that border searches of electronic devices in the U.S. increased from 4,764 in 2015 to 23,877 in 2016.
United States
3 Apr 2017
Alien Tort Case Development: Plaintiffs Overcome Presumption Against Extraterritoriality, But Still No Corporate Liability In The Second Circuit
On August 24, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of plaintiffs' claims in a case filed against Lebanese Canadian Bank pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS").
United States
9 Sep 2016
Alien Tort Case Development: Still No Corporate Liability In The Second Circuit (At Least For Now)
On December 8, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of plaintiffs' claims in five consolidated cases against Arab Bank, PLC.
United States
22 Dec 2015
French Trademark Office Will Not Register "PRAY FOR PARIS" Or "JE SUIS PARIS"
After the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in January 2015, the French Trademark Office received so many applications for "JE SUIS CHARLIE" that the Office issued a statement in which it warned that it would not register any of these marks.
United States
27 Nov 2015
Guidance On EU-US Data Flow Delayed By New Terrorist Threats In Brussels
Today, the Article 29 Working Party (the advisory body on data protection and privacy composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of all EU Member States
United States
27 Nov 2015
New Charter Outlines Concrete Steps To Implement The International Code Of Conduct For Private Security Contractors
The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association recently published its Charter.
United States
25 Apr 2013
Implications Of Counterterrorism Measures For Companies Operating In Armed Conflict Situations
U.S. domestic counterterrorism measures are a critical component of the U.S. national security framework.
United States
2 Jul 2012
Responding To Government Demands For Content Restrictions: The Need To Focus On Responsible Implementation Strategies
The announcement by Twitter last month that it is deploying the ability to block tweets on a country-by-country basis in response to government demand for content restrictions has generated an enormous amount of controversy.
United States
20 Feb 2012
District Court Denies Motion To Dismiss Certain Alien Tort Statute Claims Against Chiquita Brands International
On June 3, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida declined to dismiss certain claims brought by Colombian plaintiffs against Chiquita Brands International ("Chiquita") alleging that the company knew, or should have known, that its material support for the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia ("AUC"), a paramilitary organization, would lead to the death or torture of their family members.
United States
17 Jun 2011
USCIS Requires Federal Contractors To Use New E-Verify System
Effective January 15, 2009, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will require federal contractors to use its E-Verify system.
United States
9 Dec 2008
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