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By Christine M. Clements, Erica J. Kraus
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court upheld a D.C. Circuit Court decision vacating a policy of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") that...
By Elfin L. Noce
Maine entered the privacy fray last week when Governor Janet T. Mills signed legislation targeting internet service providers by prohibiting the sale of information about customers' internet use.
By James Gatto
The chances are high that your company uses open source software in some capacity. While the benefits of OSS are clear, it is also clear that OSS can pose significant legal risks that must be addressed.
By Hwan Kim
For various reasons–including fairness, efficiency, and avoiding inconsistent results–courts and arbitration tribunals apply a range of procedural
By John S. Bolesta, Keahn Morris
Does an employer automatically engage in unlawful discrimination when it grants an improved benefit to its non-union employees but withholds the improvement from its union employees
By Liisa Thomas, Sarah Aberg, Kari M. Rollins
The SEC recently issued a risk alert warning about using vendors and cloud-based platforms. Many broker dealers and investment advisors are turning to these third parties to store customer data.
By James Gatto
In a closely watched case, a New Hampshire federal court has ruled that the Wire Act is limited to sports betting and set aside the DOJ's recent opinion to the contrary.
By John S. Bolesta, Ryan J. Munitz
Resolving a circuit split regarding the jurisdictional nature of Title VII's charge-filing requirement—the statutory requirement that an employee who alleges that he or she has been subjected
By Jennifer E. Renk, Alison G. Martinez
In Tanimura & Antle Fresh Foods, Inc. v. Salinas Union High School District, the Sixth District Court of Appeal considered whether the Salinas Union High School District ("District")
By James Hays
As part of New York State's fiscal year 2020 budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an amendment to Section 3-110 of the state election law providing all New Yorkers with three hours
By Liisa Thomas
The Online Interest Based-Advertising Accountability Program, which enforces privacy principles for digital advertising, recently announced its 100th action.
By Scott R. Miller
On May 2, 2019, the United States Trademark Office issued new Examination Guidelines for goods and services associated with cannabis and cannabis-derived products and services legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill.
By Elfin L. Noce, Shawn Fabian
Washington State will have new restrictions on what employers can ask applicants regarding their wage and salary history starting July 28, 2019.
By Jenna N. Mennona
Baltimore County has petitioned the Supreme Court to decide whether backpay for violations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA") is mandatory.
By Bryce Chadwick, David T. Fischer
On May 14, 2019, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Cochise Consultancy, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Hunt, No. 18-315, 2019 WL 2078086 (U.S. May 13, 2019).
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