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SEC’s Expansion of Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit Signals Increased Enforcement...

Key Takeaways: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Division of Enforcement (Enforcement) announced that it will nearly double the size of its Crypto...

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules Employer Must Pay Treble Damages on...

Key Takeaways: The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC) has held that employers failing to make payment of earned wages within the time required...

A Comprehensive Privacy Law May Be Heading for Massachusetts, And...

  This post was written by Christopher Escobedo Hart, Partner, Co-Chair, Privacy & Data Security Practice, Foley Hoag. ___ Get ready: there’s a good chance that comprehensive...

Biden Administration Focus on Cybercrime Continues with Israeli Companies Added to...

On November 3, 2021, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) added two Israeli entities to the Entity List due to malicious...

OFAC Publishes New Guidance for the Virtual Currency Industry

The U.S Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has published guidance to aid members of the virtual currency industry (ranging...

Biden Administration Announces Sweeping New COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Private Employers...

On September 9, 2021, President Biden unveiled his administration’s plan to combat the recent COVID-19 surge across the United States, referred to by the...

President Biden Takes First Step to Limit Non-Compete Agreements Nationally

President Biden promised during his campaign that if elected he would take federal action against non-competition agreements. On July 9, 2021, Biden issued a...

Massachusetts Enacts COVID-19-Related Emergency Paid Sick Law

On May 28, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law legislation requiring all Massachusetts employers to provide emergency paid sick leave to employees...

SEC Brings First Enforcement Action Against Issuer for Disclosures About Financial...

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This post originally appeared in the Foley Hoag newsletter. ___ On December 4, 2020, the SEC brought its first case charging a public company, The Cheesecake Factory, with...

New Guidelines for EU-US Data Transfers

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This post originally appeared in the Foley Hoag newsletter. ___ Last week saw major innovations in the law of data transfer from the European Economic Area...