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Here's why many may be running afoul of the law, these lawyers say.
(CNBC, )

Another Hollywood movie is running afoul of a foreign government this month.
(CNN - World News, )

Unfortunately, your proposed strategy runs afoul of Social Security worst gotchas.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Now he will sit after running afoul of the league’s substance-abuse policy again.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Mets starter Matt Harvey ran afoul of the team when he failed to show up for a game.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Kim Kardashian has fallen afoul of the same rule that launched a million Cialis jokes.
(NBC News Health, )

Yang Jiang in 2012. She extensively recalled her years running afoul of the Beijing government.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

A Danish backpacker is recovering in the hospital after running afoul of a freshwater crocodile.
(Fox News - Travel, )

’s use of DNA tests to investigate employee wrongdoing ran afoul of a federal antidiscrimination law.
(The New York Times - Science, )

A company’s use of DNA tests to investigate employee wrongdoing ran afoul of a genetic nondiscrimination act.
(The New York Times - Science, )

A company’s use of DNA tests to investigate employee wrongdoing ran afoul of a federal antidiscrimination law.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Unfortunately, many film companies are not aware of it and fall afoul of the securities laws right out of the gate.
(Forbes - Business, )

Railroad expansion plans nationwide are running afoul of communities and environmental activists with increasing frequency.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Bode Miller, a six-time Olympic medalist in ski racing, ran afoul of one of Augusta National’s rigid restrictions Thursday.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

One of the most successful Kickstarters of all time is running afoul of funders after failing to deliver thousands of coolers.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Google receives guidelines from European regulators explaining how it can avoid running afoul of privacy laws, reports Reuters.
(CNET News, )

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.
(CNET News, )

The app displays an error message instead of news articles, possibly in an effort to avoid running afoul of Chinese censorship policies.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Sony altered a scene in its newly released film Pixels in order to avoid running afoul of censors in China, the second-largest film market.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A Canadian man attempting to launch a drone in his back yard ran afoul of his family dog, which suddenly slapped the device out of the air.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Canada's interim privacy commissioner says Google has been caught afoul of the law by displaying web ads linked to a person's health history.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Business, )

Every year, at least one story grabs national headlines after a pop-up lemonade stand runs afoul of the law, souring young entrepreneurial spirit.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A Washington state museum said it is removing World War II-era rifles from exhibit to avoid running afoul of Initiative 594, a new background check law.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Tax Report: Far-reaching new rules aimed at catching overseas tax cheats take effect July 1. Here's what you need to know to avoid running afoul of the IRS.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

A brewery said plans for aerial drone beer deliveries for Minnesota ice fishing houses are on hold after running afoul of the Federal Aviation Administration.
(UPI - Odd News, )

A man clinging to the back of a car while wearing skis in a Detroit suburb ran afoul of police and the town's mayor when he appeared in a live news broadcast.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Since 2010 Inter has hired and fired eight managers, ran afoul of UEFA Financial Fair Play, lost hundreds of millions of dollars and the team has been sold twice.
(Bobby McMahon, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/bobbymcmahon/ in Forbes - Business, )

The Federal Reserve is giving U.S. banks two more years to ensure their holdings of certain complex and risky securities don't put them afoul of the new Volcker Rule.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said on Tuesday that the state’s most recent plan to take sports bets still ran afoul of federal law.
(The New York Times - Business, )

A powerful documentary recalls the life and work of Aaron Swartz, the Internet prodigy involved in RSS and Reddit who ran afoul of the feds and committed suicide at age 26.
(Kenneth Turan in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

An FBI investigation manual updated last year, obtained by the ACLU, says it's possible to warrantlessly obtain Americans' e-mail "without running afoul" of the Fourth Amendment.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

Xiaomi isn't the only company to fall afoul of Ericsson, but it needs to press for a speedy resolution if it is to continue its winning ways in the ultra-competitive Indian market.
(ZDNet US, )

U.S. companies trying to avoid running afoul of the recent sanctions against Russia say they face a monumental challenge: Figuring out which companies are owned by those blacklisted.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

With Ken Paxton’s opinion that daily fantasy sports constitute “prohibited gambling,” Texas became the latest state to say that FanDuel and DraftKings were running afoul of its laws.
(The New York Times - Business, )

A senior J.C. Penney executive let an important sales figure slip in a private email prompting the company to disclose the information to the public for fear of running afoul of regulators.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The state of Colorado for years has been running afoul of state laws and the federal tax code in its administration of a take-home vehicle program for public employees, a state audit has found.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The Mounties have charged former national director of the federal Liberal party Jamie Carroll with running afoul of the Lobbying Act, a charge he 'vigorously' denied in a post on Facebook today.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

Most nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions on Iran will be lifted, but many U.S. restrictions will remain, including some that make financial firms nervous about running afoul of the law.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Amazon announced today that it will shutting down its wine sales program by the end of the year to avoid running afoul of tied house laws in some of the states where its new subsidiary, Whole Foods, operates.
(Ronald Holden, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/ronaldholden/ in Forbes - Business, )

A new e-book from the dean of a prominent journalism school urges reporters to sensor themselves when doing on stories regarding Islam and how they should write about the faith without running afoul of Muslims.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The British government has begun selling off the shares it holds in Royal Bank of Scotland, but immediately ran afoul of critics after it lost close to £1 billion ($2 billion Cdn) in the sale of the first tranche.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

When marijuana becomes a legal recreational drug in Canada, the Liberal government wants Canadians to be able to hold up to 30 grams without fear of running afoul of the law, Radio-Canada and CBC News have learned.
(Catherine Cullen in CBC News - Canada, )

He was one of the most exciting open-field runners in the Canadian Football League -- until he ran afoul of the law, got taken down in a sting operation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and ended up in prison.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

An expatriate corporate detective based in Beijing and Shanghai, who worked with GlaxoSmithKline's under-fire Chinese wing, could soon discover the cost of allegedly falling afoul of China's often hazy corporate law.
(CNN - World News, )

With Wanda chairman Wang Jianlin facing mounting regulatory pressures at home, insiders ask whether the outspoken billionaire has fallen afoul politically or simply been ensnared by Beijing's broader economic cleanup.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

With Wanda chairman Wang Jianlin facing mounting regulatory pressures at home, insiders ask whether the outspoken billionaire has fallen afoul politically or simply been ensnared by Beijing's broader economic clean-up.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

City attorneys are seeking an injunction to stop the California Heritage Market, claiming it runs afoul of a voter-approved measure limiting the number of dispensaries in the city and is an unauthorized use of the property.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

A Democrat-aligned business founded by a longtime Clinton confidant is being accused of giving valuable voter lists to party committees and candidates, as part of a "scheme" that allegedly runs afoul of campaign finance law.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Around 6,000 of Russia's jailed oligarchs, the multi-millionaire business men who ran afoul of the Putin Administration in the late 1990s and early half of the 2000s may soon be granted amnesty, business daily Kommersant reported Saturday.
(Forbes - Business, )

Opponents of President Donald Trump's voting integrity commission are seeking to hamstring the effort in court, filing three lawsuits Monday that say the panel is running afoul of federal laws -- and introducing Trump's heated rhetoric against him in court.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Despite an online campaign and intervention from the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, a mural in downtown Los Angeles for the indie rock band Foster the People has been painted over after the work ran afoul of preservation codes for the historic Santa Fe Lofts.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The Supreme Court's latest ruling on campaign donations is likely to benefit both Republicans and Democrats and their candidates for Congress, who are now able to seek donations from deep-pocketed contributors able to give more without running afoul of the law.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The House Tuesday rejected legislation altering a key provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank overhaul of financial services regulations that would give U.S. banks another two years — to 2019 — to ensure that their holdings of certain complex and risky securities don't put them afoul of a new banking regulation.
(Fox News - Politics, )

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