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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Vol. 20, No. 239
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  1. Clients See 'Innovation Gap' in Big Law, Report Finds, December 2, 2020
  2. Venable Snags Schiff Hardin Construction Group to Launch Chicago Office, December 1, 2020
  3. After Sliding at Pandemic's Start, Law Firm Subsidiaries Are Soaring, December 1, 2020
  4. Will Law Firm Partnerships Take Advantage of New Tax Measures?, December 1, 2020
  5. Cooley Promotes 16 to Partner, December 1, 2020
  6. Former SDNY US Attorney Berman Picks Fried Frank for Return to Private Practice, December 1, 2020
  7. Proceed With Caution: Regional Firms Learned Lessons in Nimbleness This Year, December 1, 2020
  8. Proskauer And Fried Frank Match Bonuses—With a Twist, December 1, 2020
Law Practice - International

  1. Biden turns to Nigerian - American Adewale Adeyemo, to build global economic co-operation - Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting, December 1, 2020

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General Counsel Moves

  1. Noom Nabs Former Kickstarter Legal Chief as General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (General Counsel), December 1, 2020
  2. BayBoston Announces Hiring of Andres Saldaña as General Counsel and the Retirement of Richard Toomey - PRNewswire, (General Counsel), December 1, 2020
Records Management

  1. How To Prepare For Congressional Investigations In 2021 - Law360, December 1, 2020
Legal Vendor / Consultant News

  1. A Measured Response: Revising Lawyer Compensation Models in a Distressed Economy, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, December 1, 2020
  2. 10 Must-Haves for Great Legal Operations, Mitratech: Press Releases, December 1, 2020
  3. ContactEase Recommended Reading: When COVID Came, Law Firms Delivered Important Messages in Perilous Times, Cole Valley Software: ContactEase, December 1, 2020
  4. The Thomson Reuters Institute: Insights, Thought Leadership & Engagement, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, December 1, 2020

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Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

  1. Statement Regarding Audit Quality in Emerging Markets and Recent Developments, December 1, 2020
  2. Public Thrift, Private Perks: Signaling Board Independence with Executive Pay, December 1, 2020
  3. Silicon Valley and S&P 100: A Comparison of 2020 Proxy Season Results, December 1, 2020
Business Law Prof Blog

  1. Jeopardy Doesn't Know LLCs Are Not Corporations, But Courts Are Improving, December 1, 2020
  2. VISITING CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, BU/MIT Startup Law Clinic -- Boston University School of Law, December 1, 2020
Insurance Blogs

  1. THE CASE OF THE STOLEN GIFT CARD INFORMATION., Insurance Bad Faith Law Blog, December 1, 2020
The World Bank

  1. COVID-19 Prompts Urgency of Bridging Digital Divide in Central Asia, December 2, 2020
  2. Iraq: Engaging Youth to Rebuild the Social Fabric in Baghdad, December 2, 2020
  3. Reimagining Human Connections: Technology and Innovation in Education at the World Bank, December 1, 2020
  4. Managing Fiscal Risk in Colombia, December 1, 2020
  5. A More Accessible and Sustainable World: A Disability-inclusive Response to COVID-19, December 1, 2020
  6. Lebanon Economic Monitor, Fall 2020 : The Deliberate Depression, December 1, 2020
Securities Compliance

  1. After #DiaperDon Incident, Trump Pushes Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Section 230 Through Year-End Defense Spending Bill - lawandcrime, December 1, 2020
Corporate Governance

  1. The evolution of corporate governance - The Manila Times, December 1, 2020
  2. Canadian startups need to focus on corporate governance to grow and thrive - The Conversation, December 1, 2020
  3. Pentwater Issues Open Letter to Rio Tinto Board Outlining Its History of Inexcusable Corporate Governance and Oppressive Actions - Associated Press, December 1, 2020
RiskMetrics Group

  1. Assets in equity ETFs linked to MSCI Indexes surge past $1 trillion, MSCI: Institutional Shareholder Services: Press Releases, December 1, 2020
Sarbanes Oxley

  1. Form 424B4 Seaport Global Acquisiti -, (Sarbanes Oxley - 404 Compliance), December 1, 2020
  2. Form 8-K SOLLENSYS CORP. For: Nov 25 -, (Sarbanes Oxley - 404 Compliance), December 1, 2020
  3. Form 424B5 Integrated Media Technol -, (Sarbanes Oxley - 404 Compliance), December 1, 2020
  4. Form 10-K HENNESSY ADVISORS INC For: Sep 30 -, (Sarbanes Oxley - 404 Compliance), December 1, 2020

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State Attorneys General

  1. Attorney General James Announces Final Rules to Modernize and Streamline Securities Filings in NYS, Attorney General: New York, December 1, 2020
  2. Attorney General Reyes Statement on the Passing of Judge Dee Benson, Attorney General: Utah, December 1, 2020
  3. Follow-up report on child sex abuse by Catholic priests uncovers additional 46 claims of abuse in Denver and Pueblo dioceses over last 70 years, Attorney General: Colorado, December 1, 2020

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US Patent and Trademark Office

  1. Update on paper patent file wrapper requests, December 1, 2020
Patently - O - Dennis Crouch Blog

  1. Briefing begins in US v. Arthrex, December 1, 2020
  2. Still no Trillion Dollar Judgment, December 1, 2020
Trade Related Intellectual Property

  1. The Trade Policy Views of Biden's CEA Picks - Cato Institute, December 1, 2020
  2. Nine countries oppose move to waive Covid vaccine patent rights - The East African, December 1, 2020
Intellectual Property Securitization

  1. Whats In A Name?: The Need For The Government To Take IPR Seriously - Live Law - Indian Legal News, December 1, 2020

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Federal Trade Commission

  1. FTC Returns Almost $775,000 to Consumers Who Purchased Deceptively Advertised Arthritis and Joint Pain Relief Supplement Synovia from A.S. Research, LLC, FTC: News Releases, December 1, 2020
  2. FTC Approves Otto Bock HealthCare North America, Inc.’s Application to Divest Assets It Gained through Acquisition of FIH Group Holdings, LLC, FTC: News Releases, December 1, 2020
Securities & Exchange Commission

  1. BitClave PTE, Ltd., Securities & Exchange Commission: Administrative Proceedings, December 1, 2020
  2. SEC Charges Unregistered Investment Adviser with Defrauding Puerto Rico Municipality, Securities & Exchange Commission: Press Releases, December 1, 2020
  3. SEC Charges Boiler Rooms Operator with Defrauding Retail Investors, Securities & Exchange Commission: Press Releases, December 1, 2020
  4. Mark Alan Lisser a/k/a Mark Alan a/k/a Mark Allen, Securities & Exchange Commission: Litigation Releases, December 1, 2020
  5. Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, to Amend the Guide to the DTC Fee Schedule, SEC: Selected DTC Rulemaking, December 1, 2020
  6. Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, to Modify the Clearance Maintenance Fee, Reduce the End of Day Position Fee of the Government Securities Division, and Describe the Current Rebate Policy, SEC: Selected FICC Rulemaking, December 1, 2020
  7. Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, to Amend the Fee Structure, SEC: Selected NSCC Rulemaking, December 1, 2020
  8. SEC Awards Over $6 Million to Joint Whistleblowers, Securities & Exchange Commission: Press Releases, December 1, 2020
  9. December 1, 2020, Securities & Exchange Commission: What's New, December 1, 2020
  10. November 30, 2020, Securities & Exchange Commission: What's New, December 1, 2020
  11. 34-90537: Dec. 1, 2020: Order Determining Whistleblower Award Claim File No.: 2021-11, Securities & Exchange Commission: Other Commission Notices and Information, December 1, 2020
Department of Labor

  1. Housing Company Pays Back Wages to Georgia Employee Denied Paid Family Leave to Care for Child During Pandemic, December 1, 2020
  2. U.S. Department of Labor Debars Florida H-2A Labor Contractors For Violating Guest Worker Visa Requirements, December 1, 2020
  3. Car Dealership Pays Back Wages to Employee Wrongly Denied Paid Family Leave to Care for Child Amid Pandemic, December 1, 2020
  4. Military Subcontractor Pays $108,002 in Back Wages After Prevailing Wage Violations Found in Nevada Projects by U.S. Department of Labor, December 1, 2020
  5. U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $90,508 in Back Wages for California Trucking Company Employees After Overtime Violations Found, December 1, 2020
Department of Labor: OSHA

  1. Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Fire Brigades Standard, OSHA What's New, December 1, 2020
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  1. Harris Funeral Homes to Pay $250,000 to Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Involving Transgender Employee, December 1, 2020
Food and Drug Administration

  1. FDA Approves First PSMA-Targeted PET Imaging Drug for Men with Prostate Cancer, FDA Press Releases and Talk Papers, December 1, 2020
  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: December 1, 2020, FDA: Center for Biologicals Evaluation & Research, December 1, 2020
Federal Communications Commission

  1. fix this problem yourself, Delaware Business Bankruptcy Report: ABA Journal, December 2, 2020
  2. Commissioner Starks on Release of NPRM to Modify FM Booster Rules, FCC: Headlines, December 1, 2020
  3. FCC Seeks Comment on Enabling FM Booster Geo-Targeting Capabilities, FCC: Headlines, December 1, 2020
  4. CAC Charter Renewal, Membership, and Date and Time of Next Meeting, FCC: Headlines, December 1, 2020
  5. FCC Selects SomosGov As Next Telephone Number Administrator, FCC: Headlines, December 1, 2020
International Trade Commission

  1. USITC Votes to Continue Investigations Concerning Utility Scale Wind Towers from India, Malaysia, and Spain, International Trade Commission: Press Releases, December 1, 2020

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