The Internet of Things has created discoverable data repositories not only out of cell phones but many other household items. Smart watches calculate our steps and heart rates, and can contradict a claim of disability or injury. Smart home devices … Read More
On January 13, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) posted instructions for DACA applicants to resume filing applications. Following Judge Alsup’s federal court order, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was … Read More
El 13 de enero de 2018, el US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) publicó instrucciones para los solicitantes de DACA. Debido a una orden del juez federal Alsup, USCIS ha anunciado que la política de DACA operará en los términos … Read More
On January 16, 2018, the US Department of Justice appealed before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alsup’s federal court order blocking the government from ending the DACA program. On the same date, the Department of Justice said that, … Read More
On December 2017, Italy passed a 3% tax on certain internet transactions concerning services through electronic means. The 3% tax will be calculated on the value of the transaction (VAT excluded), notwithstanding where the transaction is executed. Services provided through electronic means include … Read More
On December 1, 2017, a D.C. District Court vacated the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to delay the implementation of an Obama-era immigration rule, the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER), 82 Fed. Reg. 5,238 (Jan. 17, 2017). In order to increase … Read More
On July 1, 2017, the new Connecticut Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (LLC Act) entered into force. The LLC Act changed the laws governing limited liability companies (LLCs). It applies to domestic and foreign LLCs. Among its major provisions, the … Read More
We have been reading some commentaries to the effect that the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) needs to be transposed with special legislation adopted in the several EU member states. That there will be legislation is true, but the statement … Read More
In November 2017, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) made available a report containing useful information on bilateral investments between USA and Italy. Two important pieces of information: Italy holds its 16th place among the investing countries in US and ranked 26th in … Read More
On September 12, 2017, the EU Parliament adopted a resolution on the implementation of the “Mediation Directive” (Directive 2008/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial … Read More
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