On Friday, August 28, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a new and simpler four-tiered classification system, the Blueprint for a Safer Economy to evaluate regional and business sector health risk and guide counties as they reopen businesses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In carrying out its statutory mandate, the CFPB has released a Request for Information (RFI) relating to the CARD Act, seeking information on two fronts.
In its Final Rule issued on August 26, 2020, a divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expanded the group of individuals and entities permitted to invest in private securities by amending the definitions of “accredited investor” and “qualified institutional ...
The COVID-19 crisis is far from over, as evidenced by the 300,000 new U.S. cases reported over the past seven days.
In U.S. Patent & Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V., the Supreme Court held, in an 8-1 decision, that a generic word combined with the top-level domain “.com” can be a federally protectable trademark if it has secondary meaning to consumers.
Last week, the state resolved outstanding issues with its CalREDIE data system, used for handling reporting of COVID-19 data.
On August 13, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (collectively, the Agencies) issued a joint statement to clarify Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread efforts by state agencies across the country to increase the ability of practitioners to provide services using telehealth.
On August 13, 2020, the Supreme Court of California issued its decision in Facebook, Inc. v. Superior Court (Lance Touchstone), S245203, which examines the enforceability of third-party subpoenas issued by criminal defendants in California.
On Monday, August 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California has resolved data reporting issues with its COVID-19 database, and therefore has unfrozen the State’s county monitoring list.