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A Liability Shield for the Sacklers? Purdue Pharma’s Effect on the Bankruptcy Code

By: Magdalene Eallonardo Purdue Pharma L.P. (“Purdue”), a U.S. drug maker, and its billionaire owners, the Sackler…

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If Crypto You Will Lend, to the SEC’s Rules You Must Bend

By: Helena Alvarez On February 14th, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged BlockFi Lending LLC…

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A Legal Lose-Lose: “Blocking Statutes” and the Potential Unlawfulness of U.S. Sanctions Compliance

By: Catrina Lambert-Crittenden Economic sanctions, an increasingly popular foreign policy tool, are a mechanism to impose penalties…

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Digital Currency: Coming to a Central Bank Near You . . . Eventually

By: Cooper D’Anton   The prospect of a U.S. central bank digital currency (“CBDC”) – a digital…

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Biometric Information Data Privacy: Liability and Litigation

By: Anne McEnaney As the use of biometrics in business becomes more ubiquitous, [1] companies must understand…

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A New Shift Towards Monopsony Analysis: DOJ Sues to Block Merger of Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

By: Louis Naiman After years upon years of writing, you have finally done it! You finished your…

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You’re Fired: How Evander Kane’s Firing Could Set a Dangerous Precedent for Contract Terminations

By: Alex Dourian When Evander Kane signed a seven-year, $49 million contract with the San Jose Sharks…

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Flag on the Play: Former Dolphins Coach Takes on Discrimination in NFL Hiring Practices

By: Parker Reynolds On February 1, 2022, Brian Flores, the former head coach of the Miami Dolphins,…

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Artist Liability: No Fine Line for Crowding Incidents

By: Declan Andersen A fan who attended a Harry Styles concert in December 2019 recently initiated a…

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Crypto in the Capitol: Checking the Progress of Cryptocurrency Regulation in Congress

By: William Jackson Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology had a big year in 2021.  Bitcoin’s market value surpassed…

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