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Food and Beverage False Advertising Litigation

By Pooja S. Nair, Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 saw more false advertising food and beverage cases filed in the United States than any year prior, continuing a trend in this area. One hundred and seventy-seven actions were filed in 2019, up from 164 in 2018, and 145 in 2016 and 2017. To put these numbers in context, only 53 of these cases were filed in 2011. This article offers an overview of some of the food and beverage false advertising and labelling cases filed so far in 2021, and anticipated trends for this type of litigation going forward.

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Another Side to Collective Redundancies

By Jeremiasz Kuśmierz, Penteris

The legal framework for collective redundancies was unified across the EU 23 years ago. However, there remain substantial differences between states and as a result, collective redundancies are still rife with challenges and costs.

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The New Federal Law on Corporate Transparency - What Business Owners and Their Advisors Need to Know Now

By Melissa W. Bailey and Mark Davidson, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP

Approved by Congress in January 2021, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) is a new federal law requiring many business entities to identify to the Treasury Department the individuals who own a 25% or greater interest in the entity or who otherwise exercise substantial control over the entity. The CTA seeks to identify entities used for money laundering and other criminal activities by requiring entities to disclose their ownership and control.

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Non-Fungible and Non-Classifiable? What Lawyers and Accountants Should Know about NFTs

By Małgorzata Kociszewska, Penteris

The world of new tech and computing has gone mad for nonfungible tokens (NFT). But is it just another technological innovation, albeit created in 2015, or a natural consequence of the development and spread of the virtual world? Unlike virtual currencies, non-fungible tokens are, as the name suggests, non-fungible, i.e., non-exchangeable, meaning that they represent a unique record of a string of code in the digital ledger, within blockchain technology.

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Ruling of Remote Working

By Roman Makarov, Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners

The COVID era demanded that the Russian Government settle the issue of remote work in more detail, which was not the focus of attention of federal legislators before.

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