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It’s been very difficult to ‘read the room’ in terms of private aviation over the last few months, as lockdown measures across the globe...
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Bizarre data protection news story of the week alert: a Dutch court has held that a grandmother was in breach of the General Data...
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Various broadcasters and industry bodies have clubbed together to issue guidelines on how to get those involved in film and TV...
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My observations about the risks associated with J.C. Penney's plan to spin-off its real estate were quoted in this article in National...
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The United States Supreme Court opted not to hear a dispute regarding broad third party releases contained in a plan of reorganization...
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As landlords send out default notices in record numbers to commercial tenants falling behind on rent and other payment obligations, it...
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There’s a frustration with humanity that bubbles to the surface when one hears about phony COVID-19 cures.  And, certainly, there...
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Brazil's new data protection law ("LGPD") has been delayed as a result of COVID-19.  Brazil is quickly becoming a hotspot for the virus...
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As businesses clamor to re-open, they should recognize that the operating environment in which they will emerge is different than the one...
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The ICO this week (together with the Alan Turing Institute) published guidance for businesses on how to explain processes, services and...
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On Tuesday, a new coalition of state attorneys general (AGs) renewed their call for Congress to normalize the business model for non-hemp...
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The Data and Marketing Association in the UK (working with ISBA) has just launched a new 60 page adtech guide focusing on the under the...
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J.C. Penney filed chapter 11 the evening of Friday, May 15, 2020.  Hearings on the case were commenced on the next day - a Saturday. ...
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Potentially casting retail landlords against their debtor-tenants, a bankruptcy judge in the Eastern District of Virginia--an...
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The demise of brick-and-mortar retail has been predicted for more than a decade. The long and gradual trend that was precipitated by...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced yesterday that his office is investigating several nursing homes in the Commonwealth...