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On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued an executive order aimed at “promoting competition in the American economy.” A press release that preceded the issuance of the executive order stated the White House’s intention to “[m]ake it easier to change […]
The NCAA recently announced an interim policy that allows student-athletes from all three divisions to monetize their name, image and likeness (often referred to as “NIL”). The new policy went into effect on July 1, 2021.
The U.S. border with Canada has been closed to nonessential travel since March 2020 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but Canada recently announced that it will begin easing travel restrictions in early July.
On May 5, 2021, the Department announced a final rule withdrawing the proposed new rule, which the DOL characterized as overly employer-friendly, inconsistent with the purpose of the FLSA, and disruptive to the settled law.
On June 8th, 2021, the U.S. Senate passed the United States Innovation and Competition Act (“USICA”), which is bipartisan legislation that would authorize billions of dollars in funding for technology research in the United States. A significant amount of funding is aimed at institutions of higher education.
In April, U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman issued a temporary restraining barring Detroit officials from receiving any more marijuana business applications. On June 17, Judge Friedman again ruled in favor of the plaintiff by issuing a preliminary injunction halting Detroit’s recreational marijuana licensing program indefinitely.