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SEC Proposes Cybersecurity Rules for Public Companies

On March 9, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) held an open meeting and proposed new cybersecurity disclosure rules for public companies by a 3-1 vote. If adopted, the new rules would impose substantial new reporting obligations with respect to material cybersecurity incidents and cybersecurity risk management, strategy, and governance for both domestic and foreign private issuers… Read More »

New Jersey lawmaker proposes barring minor traffic stops to combat ‘driving while Black’

But that doesn’t mean drivers would get off scot-free. Under Speight’s “contactless policing” bill, officers could not stop most drivers for offenses like broken tail lights, driving less than 30 mph over the speed limit or careless driving. Instead, those drivers would find out they’ve been cited when they get a ticket in the mail.… Read More »

AA proposes traffic law changes after Aarto court ruling

The Automobile Association (AA) has welcomed the High Court ruling which found that the controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto) is unconstitutional, and proposed a way forward for traffic laws and fines in the country. The AA, which has previously described Aarto as ‘unworkable’ and geared towards revenue collection instead of promoting… Read More »

EU Commission proposes to strengthen criminal law to protect the environment

On 15 December 2021, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new EU Directive1 aimed at tightening compliance with EU environmental laws through the introduction of new criminal offences, increased sanctions and better enforcement (the “Draft Directive”). If adopted, Member States would have to ensure their criminal laws punish a series of environmental offences,… Read More »

Oregon Bar proposes to let paralegals represent clients in some housing, family law cases

The organization representing Oregon’s attorneys is considering granting paralegals limited powers to advise and represent tenants in evictions and disputes over rental assistance in place of an attorney. The Oregon State Bar’s board of governors is moving forward on the “paraprofessional licensing program,” which would allow paralegals to handle two main types of cases: landlord-tenant… Read More »

USDA Proposes Resuscitating Rule to Blacklist Government Contractors for Labor Law Violations | PilieroMazza PLLC

On February 17, 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed a rule to update its Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (AGAR), which has not had a major revision since 1996. One component of the proposed rule requires USDA contractors to maintain compliance with a broad range of labor and employment laws and regulations in order… Read More »