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Time to Fight Back – How Wireless Providers Should Leverage a Federal Indictment to Stop Cellphone Traffickers

Time to Fight Back – How Wireless Providers Should Leverage a Federal Indictment to Stop Cellphone Traffickers

September 2, 2021

A Texas federal grand jury recently returned an indictment charging 101 individuals in a transnational cellphone trafficking conspiracy responsible for stealing more than 70,000 devices worth nearly $100 million from wireless service providers and their customers.

Ensuring an Informed Public: State Open Records and Meetings Laws

Ensuring an Informed Public: State Open Records and Meetings Laws

September 1, 2021

This book discusses and analyzes the features, concepts, and themes shared by state statutes, and it explores some of the variation among jurisdictions in both the statutes and the case law. Includes a breakdown of public records and open meetings requirements, plus a listing of statutes, constitutional provisions, and explanatory guides for each state’s public records and open meetings laws.

Bracing for 2023: 10 Steps to Prepare for a New Era in U.S. Privacy

Bracing for 2023: 10 Steps to Prepare for a New Era in U.S. Privacy

August 17, 2021

On July 7, Colorado joined California and Virginia as the third state to pass comprehensive consumer privacy legislation. All three states have new privacy laws with effective dates in 2023 (though California’s Privacy Rights Act has some provisions that took immediate effect). While the laws vary, here are 10 steps companies should take now to ease the transition.

U.S. Pre-Immigration Tax Planning

U.S. Pre-Immigration Tax Planning

August 3, 2021

You should engage in tax planning before you arrive in the United States.

Full-Blown OFCCP Construction Contractor Compliance Evaluations May Soon Be on the Horizon – Are You Ready?

Full-Blown OFCCP Construction Contractor Compliance Evaluations May Soon Be on the Horizon – Are You Ready?

July 30, 2021

Late last year, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a notice in the Federal Register that it is seeking OMB approval to use a new scheduling letter and accompanying itemized listing to commence and conduct full evaluations of construction contractors’ compliance with federal nondiscrimination, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action requirements. Now that OMB has signed off on OFCCP’s proposed construction contractor “Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing,” the expectation is that the agency will soon publish a new CSAL identifying construction contractor establishments selected for a full compliance evaluation.

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