By: Carol A. F. Umhoefer | Andrew Serwin

On June 4, 2021, the European Commission released the final Implementing Decision on standard contractual clauses (New SCCs) for the transfer of personal data from the EU


Continue Reading Guest Blog: European Commission’s standard contractual clauses: extensive new requirements coming for US businesses receiving EU personal data subject to GDPR

The US Senate on Tuesday, June 8, approved comprehensive technology policy and funding legislation, by a vote of 68-32, aimed at combating the growing influence of China in critical technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and
Continue Reading With the goal of countering China’s tech ascendancy, the US Senate approves the US Innovation and Competition Act

On April 19, 2021, the Canadian federal government presented its first budget in over two years due to delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (“Budget 2021”). Budget 2021 included the announcement of long anticipated international


Continue Reading Canadian international tax update: New interest deductibility restrictions and anti-hybrid rules

By: Melanie Walker | Deborah R. Meshulam | Jeffrey C. Selman | Sidney Burke

Over the past several months, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has increasingly focused on special purpose acquisition companies
Continue Reading Guest Blog: SEC focus on SPACs – Key takeaways from recent SEC statements and enforcement activity