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DOJ Approves Sprint/T-Mobile Merger with Divestitures to Dish Network; State AGs Lawsuit Still in Play

Aug 16 2019
On Friday, July 26, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a News Release 1 announcing that the government’s antitrust watchdog, along with the Attorneys General (AGs) for five states, 2 had reached a settlement with T-Mobile US, Inc. (T-Mobile), Sprint Corporation (Sprint), their respective parent companies, 3 and Dish Network Corporation (Dish), that would allow the country’s third and fourth largest wireless carrier to merge, provided they divest certain assets to Dish that would allow the satellite operator to become a replacement fourth nationwide wireless operator.

Illinois Law Regulates Use of AI In Video Interviews

Aug 15 2019
On August 9, 2019, Illinois’ governor signed the Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act (Act), into law, and will take effect on January 1, 2020. The Act governs an employer’s ability to use artificial intelligence analysis on video interviews in filling a position in Illinois.

SEC Proposes Amendments to Modernize Items 101, 103, and 105 of Regulations S-K

Aug 14 2019
For the third time in less than a year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeks to modernize and simplify certain Regulation S-K disclosure requirements. After adopting final rules in August 2018 [1] and March 2019, [2] the SEC has now proposed additional amendments to Items 101 (Description of Business), 103 (Legal Proceedings), and 105 (Risk Factors) of Regulation S-K to better reflect market developments over the past 30 years.

A Dream or a Nightmare? Who pays in a world without student loans?

Aug 14 2019
So how would colleges and universities operate in a world where students potentially no longer have easy (or any) access to student loans? No one knows exactly, but one thing is sure: institutions that implement a strategy to deal with possible changes now will have a leg up when those changes come to fruition.