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An App Posing an International Threat? The TikTok Ban and What It Could Mean in the U.S.

 

 

By: Emily Gross TikTok was first introduced in China in September of 2016. In 2018, it was the most downloaded app, and as of 2022 TikTok had over 3 billion downloads and over 1 billion active users every month. I first heard about TikTok sometime in early 2020, when a co-worker mentioned the app and […]

 

 

A New Antitrust Regime: A Look at Merger Reforms in the U.S. and EU

 

 

By: Alex Llanos On December 18, 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released their new merger guidelines. These new guidelines signal the U.S.’s shift from a consumer welfare standard, which has historically shaped U.S. Antitrust law, to a standard that seeks to “reflect how modern competition […]

 

 

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An App Posing an International Threat? The TikTok Ban and What It Could Mean in the U.S.

 

 

By: Emily Gross TikTok was first introduced in China in September of 2016. In 2018, it was the most downloaded app, and as of 2022 TikTok had over 3 billion downloads and over 1 billion active users every month. I first heard about TikTok sometime in early 2020, when a co-worker mentioned the app and […]

 

 

A New Antitrust Regime: A Look at Merger Reforms in the U.S. and EU

 

 

By: Alex Llanos On December 18, 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released their new merger guidelines. These new guidelines signal the U.S.’s shift from a consumer welfare standard, which has historically shaped U.S. Antitrust law, to a standard that seeks to “reflect how modern competition […]

 

 

The Wizarding World of Adaptation Rights – Announcement of Harry Potter TV Series

 

 

By: Annmarie Machado Warner Bros. announced a new Max Original TV Series coming 2026, based on all seven Harry Potter books written by J.K. Rowling. The project will last for ten consecutive years, debunking the “1 book, 1 season” assertion by fans. The recent announcement of a Harry Potter television series has reignited discussions about the […]

 

 

Global Nuclear Energy Development Signals  Commitment to Reducing Fossil Fuels

 

 

By: John Dennis Winding down the energy industry’s dependence on fossil fuels will likely require a collective global effort to adopt and embrace nuclear energy. At last year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, various nations engaged in talks regarding their dedication to developing nuclear power, recognizing the […]

 

 

Cyberattacks and Data Protection: A Look at Current Regulations in France and the United States

 

 

By: Amanda Gomez In our evolving technological world, cyberattacks and privacy issues continue to emerge and infiltrate our daily lives. Two recent largescale cyberattack events in the United States and in France will guide the way to understanding some of the cybersecurity laws in place in those countries, how they are handling these issues and […]

 

 

 

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