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The National Urban League and the National Fair Housing Alliance have sued the Trump Administration, seeking to enjoin Executive Order 13950 as unconstitutional.
The Bank of China and four other Chinese banks (the Banks) are urging the Second Circuit to reject a requested $150 million contempt sanction for allegedly perpetuating the sale of counterfeit Nike and Converse products by failing to freeze assets of counterfeit sellers.
The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule amending the license review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security (NS) reasons and are destined to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Venezuela, or Russia.
The Federal government is warning that the threat of cybercrime, and especially ransomware, to US hospitals and healthcare providers has increased.
A new class-action lawsuit alleges that packaging for Anheuser-Busch’s “Rita” beverage products deceives consumers by implying that the products contain wine or distilled spirits when in fact they are flavored malt beverage products.
Task Force Approves Reports Addressing Mapping, Connectivity Demand, and Connected Farm Employment
Arent Fox has procured for Bloomio, a fintech pioneer and provider of a blockchain-based investment platform, a U.S. patent covering a new technology for crypto-asset recovery.

As travel increases despite ongoing pandemic concerns, hotel operators must address how to welcome back the increased workforce needed to care for more guests.
There are two wildly different interpretations of what constitutes an autodialer under the TCPA currently employed by different federal circuit courts.
The focus of regulators in the United States and the United Kingdom had been to correctly transition away from LIBOR due to past bank manipulations.
As we’ve reported, earlier this month the White House issued Executive Order 13950, which prohibits federal contractors, subcontractors, and grant recipients from inculcating “race or sex stereotyping,” “race or sex scapegoating,” and other “divisive concepts” in their workplace trainings. 
The US Government has taken action recently to step up enforcement against forced labor.
The Sixth Circuit has issued an important decision that condemns plan provisions that provide different benefits based on a patient’s need for continued dialysis, even if the provision applies to all dialysis patients and not just those with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). 
On October 21, 2020, the Financial Services Bill (Bill 200) was introduced into the UK House of Commons.
Last week, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a report about the July 2020 Twitter Hack titled “Report on Investigation of Twitter’s July 15, 2020, Cybersecurity Incident and the Implications for Election Security” (Twitter Report).
The Southern District of New York recently ruled against fashion designer, Elie Tahari, Ltd. (Tahari), in a copyright lawsuit over Tahari’s unauthorized post of an image to social media. 
According to the United Nations, 127 countries have passed regulations on single-use plastic bags in an effort to incentivize consumers to use reusable bags when shopping.
Trade and professional organizations continue to take issue with Executive Order 13950, Executive Order on Combating Race and Stereotyping.
With precautions still in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic that limit access to government buildings and promote social distancing, on September 23, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-80-20.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is the landmark privacy law in the US that formally went into effect this year and provides California residents with various rights regarding the collection, use, and sharing of their personal information.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is now following new rules on mandatory filings for certain foreign investments in critical technology companies.