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New Chinese Court Decision Recognizing American Judgements Will Have Limited Precedential Effect

By Li Zhongheng The well-established trading relationship between China and the U.S. comes with its fair share of legal disputes. Traditionally, the judgments of American courts have not been enforced in China. However, on June 30, 2017, a Chinese local court issued a court order recognizing and enforcing an American civil money judgment. This decision… Keep Reading

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The Ban that Opened Pandora’s Box: The Impact of “Ban the Box” Ordinances on Employers Nationwide

By Gabriel Mendoza Introduction “Check here if you have a felony conviction.”[1] “Check if you’ve ever been arrested.”[2] “[Check] if you have a criminal record.”[3] Effective January 1, 2018, California joined nine other states—as well as the District of Columbia and thirty U.S. cities and counties—in mandating that both public and private employers remove questions… Keep Reading

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation: What Practitioners and U.S. Companies Need to Know About this New Regulation

By Krista Fonseca In order to ensure that U.S. companies maintain a competitive advantage in the European Union markets U.S. companies must comply with the GDPR and any special derogations that a Member State has enacted. Introduction The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be applicable as of May 25, 2018.[1] The GDPR… Keep Reading

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