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The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Trends and Music Copyright

 

 

Brett Dembrow – Imagine spending hours planning, recording, and editing a video to post on social media, only for it to be taken down within minutes. More likely than not, the video was removed due to a copyright infringement regarding the music you used in the video. Musical artists and sound engineers alike have a […]

 

 

ADA & Website Accessibility

 

 

Sofia Manzo – When the Americans with Disabilities Act was first enacted in the 1990s, Congress failed to anticipate the role that the internet would play in people’s lives. While the ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in places of public accommodations such as restaurants, retail stores, and theaters, no such allowance was […]

 

 

Stark Law Regulatory Reform

 

 

Huiping Liu – On December 2, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Final Rule to revise and clarify the regulations that interpret the physician self-referral law (often called the “Stark Law”).  Medicare Program; Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations, 86 Fed. Reg. 77,492 (Dec. 2, 2020).  When the Stark […]

 

 

How the Hunger for Delivery Services During COVID-19 Fueled Litigation

 

 

Logan Zucchino – On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern regarding a fairly new and unexplained pandemic, COVID-19. At that time, there were 98 confirmed cases of the virus, and no country outside of China reported any deaths. As of April 6, 2021, the worldwide deaths […]

 

 

Golden Ticket: How NFTs Can Help Artists Profit From Ticket Resales

 

 

Nicolas Torres – N.F.T. Three letters that, until this Spring, would have been met with confused silence in all but the most tech-savvy circles. Over the last four months, a surge in investor interest has brought non-fungible tokens (NFTs) into the limelight. NFTs entitle the holder of a token to ownership of a digital asset […]

 

 

Behind the Curtains of Wall Street Bets

 

 

Justin Najmy – One of the many positive outcomes of the digital age has been the increased accessibility for people to invest in capital markets. Given free trading applications like Robinhood, the friction for people to purchase and sell shares has not only lessened, but also the friction for the ability of these same people […]

 

 

The role of Non-Compete Agreements in Florida and Abroad

 

 

Chase Tavernier – In recent years, there has been a fierce debate revolving around the use and justification of non-compete agreements in employer-employee relationships. The two sides of this debate can be witnessed by recognizing how various entities choose to define what a non-compete agreement is. Some regard non-compete agreements as stifling “wage growth, career […]

 

 

 

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