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By Amy J. Traub
A recent case in Michigan federal court is heading to a jury trial after an employer lost a summary judgment motion aimed at dismissing a former employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
By Amy J. Traub
Although the Supreme Court was set on November 30 and December 7 to determine whether to hear three different cases related to whether Title VII's prohibition of discrimination...
By Amy J. Traub
Employers are likely well aware that pregnancy discrimination is prohibited by federal law (and, in most places, including New York, state and local law).
By Amy J. Traub
Earlier this year, we saw the #MeToo movement spur action by Congress and state governments to enact legislation enhancing protection for victims of sexual harassment.
By Amy J. Traub
On Nov. 8, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) reissued Opinion Letter FLSA2009-23, effectively eliminating the DOL's longstanding 80/20 rule...
By Roger Brown, Nicholas C. Mowbray
On Dec. 11, 2018, the CFTC released a request for public comments signaling their belief that there will be an increase in the trading of crypto assets and crypto-based derivatives on organized exchanges.
By Roger Brown, Heather K.P. Fincher
The Token Taxonomy Act, introduced by Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, on Dec. 20, 2018, would treat so-called "trading pair" exchanges of virtual currency, where one cryptocurrency is exchanged for...
By Joanna Wasick
Barely into the new year, ETC, an offshoot of ETH and the 18th-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, was subject to a "51% attack" – a type of hack possible on cryptocurrencies using a proof-of-work (POW) protocol.
By Robert A. Musiala Jr.
According to reports, late last month the FBI raided the offices of a Michigan-based nonprofit technology center in what appears to be an action related to unlicensed operation of a cryptocurrency exchange business.
By Simone O. Otenaike
Last week, SEFToken Inc. launched a new tokenized instrument.
By David Brown
On Jan. 10, 2019, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation that will significantly amend the state's data breach notification law
By Lars H. Fuller, Patrick T. Lewis, Gregory Mersol
On Jan. 8, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision regarding an important procedural issue under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
By Gregory Mersol
Extensive expert report still fails to establish fairness and manageability for trial.
By Gregory Mersol
Many wage and hour cases filed today try to name popular targets and to rely upon tried and true allegations.
By Yameel L. Mercado Robles
Currently before the U.S. Supreme Court is whether entities conducting nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are subject to the requirements
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