No-Match Surge. What Employers Need to Know

In another effort to make the lives of undocumented immigrants unbearable, the Trump administration, via the Social Security Administration (SSA), has been sending more than 570,000 communications to businesses across the country of the so-called ‘no-match letters”. This actions started in the Spring of 2019, as reported by the New York Times. Read the article here. In a few words, the no-match letter indicates discrepancies between the SSA records, the name of the person and…

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Bill Modernizes Licensing Between Music and Streaming Services

The music industry scored a major victory last week with the help of the current administration, when President Trump signed a long-awaited bill called The Music Modernization Act (H.R. 1551) on Thursday, October 11th, 2018. Surrounded by well know musicians, president Trump updated the intersection of Intellectual Property, streaming services, and music, reforming the licensing landscape and finalizing landmark reform to the United States copyright law. This new bill adapts the law to the digital…

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EU implements data protection rules that will bring new and improved e-rights to consumers

Contribution by Carmen Cornejo   Years before the Cambridge Analytical scandal, the European Union (EU) planned reinforcing data privacy online and ambitiously set the date of May 25th, 2018 for companies’ compliance. This new standard enhances and creates new individual rights. As you can imagine, these efforts by the EU are a big deal and the adoption is making headlines in the tech and legal world and the intersection of both. But most of the companies and…

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