Monthly Archives: September 2020

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Avoid Costly Errors: The Basics (and Beyond) of ITAR and EAR Controlled Item Marking Requirements

Is your company accurately marking its import- and export-controlled items and technology? If you have not recently reviewed the controlled item marking practices of the company, or have not yet adopted a formal marking policy or procedure, now is the time to make sure the company is following applicable regulations. Read more…

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A Glimpse of Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List

On September 19, 2020, the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC (MOFCOM) issued the Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List (Order of the MOFCOM 2020 No. 4, hereinafter referred to as the Provisions), which provides legal basis for MOFCOMs earlier announcement to establish the Unreliable Entity List on May 31, 2019. Although the Provisions contains only fourteen articles and lacks details on implementation, it is clear response to domestic and foreign enterprises concerns on the Chinese version of Control List, and it provides institutional guarantee for preventing major risks posed to Chinese entities such as supply cut-off or economic blockade. Read more…

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: One Hundred (100)

Do you find that numbers have a lot of meaning for you? How about the number 100? See what 100 means to rainmaking trainer and coach, Jaimie Field, in this week’s rainmaking recommendation post and how it may impact you!

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The number 100 has been coming up for me a lot today.

Today, Time Magazine released its Time100 Most Influential People 2020 and I am not sure why I am not on it. (That’s a joke – for now, but I’m working on it.)

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Illinois appellate court holds that Workers’ Compensation Act does not preempt claims for statutory damages under Biometric Information Privacy Act

Last month the Illinois First District Appellate Court issued an important decision on an issue of first impression in Illinois appellate courts, holding that the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act does not preempt claims for statutory damages under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Unless it is overturned or withdrawn, the First District’s decision appears to eliminate a potential defense to BIPA claims.
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The Russian Government passed new rules on the medicines interchangeability

The new rules on the medicines interchangeability No. 1360 (hereinafter – the Rules) enacted by the Russian Government have entered into force on 9 September 2020 .

The Rules do not cover herbal and homeopathic medicines.

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Roszdravnadzor has defined criteria for blocking websites selling medicines

4 September 2020 the Russian Ministry of Justice registered the Order No. 5527 of Roszdravnadzor dd. 29 June 2020, approving criteria for evaluating the information, publication of which may result in a website inclusion in the register of prohibited websites and its blocking. The Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare (Roszdravnadzor) renders such a decision.

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Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast| Episode 17: Michael Roch | MHPR Advisors

Michael Roch is a Zurich-based software entrepreneur and advisor to Managing Partners and CEOs, who has been consulting for over 20 years to law and professional services firms in the US, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is the founder and managing partner of a global consulting boutique for the last ten years, and is the Partner and Chief Commercial Officer in allianceboard, an alliance management technology. His early career was as a CPA and attorney, and he’s currently finishing a DBA on alliance management. In this episode, we cover a range of topics from whether law firms should be concentrating on existing clients or new business development, opportunities for law firm leadership, and how firms deal with the sticky issues around payment and pricing. Tune in below to listen!

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Ahlawat & Associates announces new office expansion in Chandigarh

We are pleased to announce the expansion of our Law Practice in Chandigarh, India. We have set up our base at Ahlawat & Associates, Spacejam, SCO 50-51, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh – 160022 with Mr. Anuj Dewan serving a pivotal role as Lead Counsel for Ahlawat & Associates’ Chandigarh practice. He is actively involved in advising and guiding Indian and international clients on diverse matters involving Civil & Criminal Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate Commercial, Banking & Insolvency, Consumer Disputes and others.

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Davis Malm Welcomes Tony DaSilva

Davis Malm is happy to announce that Anthony DaSilva has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Tony will continue to advise a diverse portfolio of corporations, partnerships, nonprofits and individuals on the tax and regulatory issues impacting compensation and benefits arrangements.

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Howard & Howard Expands Litigation Practice

ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 22, 2020 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard recently expanded its business litigation practice with the addition of Steven E. Kish III. He will practice out of the Las Vegas, Nevada office.

“I am a pragmatic attorney who focuses on effective and efficient advocacy for my clients at each phase of litigation.”–Steven E. Kish III

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