On 9 September 2022, the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an interim final rule revising the Export Administration Regulations to authorize the release of certain technology and software in the context of “standards-related activity” involving entities listed on the Entity List. Comments on the impact of this action on participation in “standards-related activity” must be submitted to BIS no later than 8 November 2022.
Baker McKenzie’s Sanctions Blog published the alert titled OFAC Issues Preliminary Guidance on the Implementation of a Maritime Services Policy Ban and Related Price Exception for Seaborne Russian Oil on 20 September 2022. Read the article via the link here. Please also visit our Sanctions Blog for the most recent updates.
Businesses that have implemented compliance measures to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Consumer Rights Act of 2020 (CCPA) can leverage existing vendor contract terms, website disclosures and data subject right processes to satisfy requirements under Nevada’s Revised Statutes Chapter 603A. Most companies will not need to expand the scope of CCPA-focused privacy notices because the Nevada laws are much more narrowly framed. But, companies may find it operationally efficient to broaden the scope of opt-out rights if they engage in data sharing practices that qualify as “selling” of personal information, for example, in the context of digital advertising.
Please join us for a weekly series, hosted by Baker McKenzie’s North America Government Enforcement partners Jeffrey Martino and Jerome Tomas.
This week’s discussion will cover an update on the SEC Enforcement Agenda, VDA, Acquittals, Pattel MTD and MLEX.
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Antitrust and competition authorities around the world, including LATAM, are undertaking investigations and ongoing proceedings dealing with “no-poach” agreements. Increased scrutiny from these regulators means that companies and staff that agree not to poach employees from others, or fix wages, are increasingly in risk of significant financial and even criminal penalties in some jurisdictions..
Join our Antitrust, Employment and M&A partners for a complimentary webinar on 6 October 2022 where we will analyze the regulatory and enforcement landscape in the US on no-poach, including the trends we are seeing in Latin American countries and the various cases by antitrust authorities in the region.
Regulatory and enforcement agencies in the US are increasingly taking a closer look at AI and its potential for bias and other harms, but a new Baker McKenzie study has found many in the C-Suite are overconfident in assessing AI threats. Meanwhile, critical blind spots exist in HR and hiring tools oversight. Examine three key challenges and how to address them.
Baker McKenzie’s Sanctions Blog published the alert titled OFAC extends and reissues General License authorizing certain transactions involving the Central Bank of Russia, the National Wealth Fund of the Russian Federation, or the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation on 9 September 2022. Read the article via the link here. Please also visit our Sanctions Blog for the most recent updates.
On 25 August 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission released a final rule in the form of new Item 402(v) of Regulation S-K that seeks to shine an ever-brighter spotlight on the link between executive pay and company performance at certain US public companies.