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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Commerce Issues Notice on “Foundational Technologies” – What You Need to Know

The long-awaited, Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPRM”) soliciting comments on the definition of, and criteria for, identifying “foundational technologies” (“the Notice”) was finally issued on August 27, 2020, by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”). The deadline to submit comments is October 26, 2020. Read more…

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CFIUS REVIEW OF CHINESE INVESTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

Now more than ever Chinese investment in the United States is facing barriers stemming from the strict reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS” or the “Committee”). After several high-profile cases, which our law firm has covered in previous articles and are summarized below, the general consensus is that Chinese investment will be greatly scrutinized – and in many cases completely blocked – to satisfy the U.S. government’s national security concerns. Read more…

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A Necessary Update–The Amendments to the FIFA Eligibility Rules

What is the biggest dream of a football fan? Notwithstanding the predominance of club competitions in the last decades, the first answer in the social imaginary would still be to represent the national team of his/her own country in international competitions, such as the FIFA World Cup – or the AFC Cup/UEFA Euro Cup. Read more…

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Can You Register a Copyright on a Short Work of Words and Artistic Designs?

Suppose that you have expressed your work into a tangible form such as a short expression of words and artistic designs.  Although your copyright exists upon the moment of creation, does the work contain a sufficient amount of authorship on which to base a claim for a copyright registration?  Should you register the copyright on the work with the U.S. Copyright Office?  The answer is YES!

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International Challenges to Dismissing Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Outside of the United States, terminating employees can be difficult even in “normal” times.  The concept of “at-will” employment is uniquely American, and generally, employers in non-US jurisdictions only may terminate employment for “cause” or for other statutorily permitted reasons.  Moreover, terminated employees in many countries are entitled to statutory notice, severance and other benefits, which is far more the exception than the rule for US employees.

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