Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Change Again – New Regulations Take Effect May 6

As COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed in California and many mask mandates have been lifted, Cal/OSHA has updated its Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The new ETS, which take effect on May 6, 2022, reflect a general loosening of restrictions without lifting them completely. The new ETS are slated to remain in effect through the end of […]

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Department of Education Takes Steps Toward Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

While the White House continues to study an across-the-board debt cancellation for student loan borrowers, the U.S. Department of Education has announced a targeted loan forgiveness policy. On April 19, 2022, the Department announced changes to federal student loan payment plans in an effort to correct and streamline the process for borrowers to have their […]

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3 of 4 Age Discrimination Claims Rejected, 1 Survives

​Takeaway: This is, on the whole, a helpful case for employers. It is a reminder that even with the FEHA’s strong protections for employees, plaintiffs must still provide sufficient evidentiary support to meet their burden to show discriminatory motive. Here, a highly qualified plaintiff who was significantly older than selected candidates was not able to meet […]

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Outside-the-Beltway Edition: Mayor Adams’ First 100 Days

Outside-the-Beltway Edition: Mayor Adams’ First 100 Days Eric Adams – a former New York City police captain, state lawmaker, and Brooklyn Borough President -distinguished himself in the Democratic primary running on public safety, economic inequality, and making the city feel orderly, functional and fun again. In his first 100 days in office, Adams projected an […]

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Eleventh Circuit (Florida):  No Bad Faith for Investigating Claim

On February 15, 2022, the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit upheld the Southern District of Florida’s summary judgment victory for GEICO, finding that no reasonable jury could conclude that GEICO had operated in bad faith with respect to its handling of a wrongful death claim against its insured. Ellis v. GEICO Gen. […]

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Look inside Broadhurst LLC’s new George Town offices

By Compass Contributor -April 3, 2022 IDG is a leading interior design consultancy in the Cayman Islands for the scope of what it can achieve for clients, including boutique corporations like Broadhurst LLC, from concept to design and build. IDG has a holistic vision and mission to design spaces that are a true reflection of the people […]

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AI and Cybersecurity Issues Look Set to Dominate the Privacy Landscape in 2022

Meghan Stoppel, who spent over a decade serving as an Assistant Attorney General, and later a Consumer Protection Chief, to both Democratic and Republican state attorneys generals, talks to Andy Baer, Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Technology, Privacy and Data Security practice, about how state AGs are weighing in on both policy and enforcement with respect to privacy. […]

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Download our New Publication – Exploring a Hybrid Future: Adapting Business Models to Succeed in the New Normal

IR Global members offer jurisdiction-specific advice on how you can adapt to succeed in the hybrid working environment. In the following pages you will hear from 45+ IR members who share their insight and advice on hybrid working, bringing a unique vantage point from jurisdictions around the world. While hybrid is an opportunity, it is […]

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Fides Legal Advocates joins IR as the exclusive Insolvency Member in Uganda

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Dr Faisal Mukasa of Fides Legal Advocates. Dr Faisal has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency Member in Uganda. Founded in March 1999, Fides Legal Advocates, Formerly, F. Mukasa & Co. Advocates (“the Firm”) has firmly established itself as a leader […]

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