It’s Friday, folks, which means just one thing on the Buzz blog: time again to review what we learned this week in law news, advisories, and updates on JD Supra.
Pay attention, please, there will be a test. Oh wait, this is the test:
True or False?
- There is a bill in the works that would cause U.S. taxpayers to lose their passport if they owe the IRS more than $50,000
- The concept of the Trust could well be based on the ages-old Islamic idea of the Waqf
- Got milk? UK-based websites are now required to ask for consent before using any cookies with site visitors
- Last year the Central Bank of Qatar issued a directive banning banks from offering Islamic products and “windows”
- Heads up: if you are a California retailer and you get sued for asking customers for zip codes, have no fear - your insurance probably covers you
- What you talkin’ about? The Defense Against Marriage Act is perfectly constitutional!
- The FDA has announced that ‘high fructose corn syrup’ can indeed be re-branded ‘corn sugar’
- The National Labor Relations Board has issued a new report on social media usage/policies, and the majority of feedback is extraordinarily positive
- From 2006 to 2011 the number of U.S. patents granted for nanotechnology almost doubled
- As many as 62% of bankruptcies are caused by medical expenses (making that the number one cause of bankruptcy)
- Medical marijuana patients are protected from discrimination by the Americans With Disabilities Act
- Physicians are required to provide interpretation services to non-English speaking patients
There you have it. Hope you did well. Stay healthy - and for your listening pleasure, a little Doc Watson, one of the very best. May he RIP: