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By Jay Kramer
New York Partner Jay Kramer was recently quoted by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com in the site's article, "Boston Children's Hospital DDoS Attacker Convicted."
By Ashley Arnett
Embodied in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the de minimis doctrine provides that employers are not required to pay employees ...
By Peter Shapiro
New York employers have been given clear warnings by both state and city governments that victims of sexual harassment deserve special attention, evidenced by the law making these victims...
By Peter Shapiro
As of July 2018, the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act is now in effect. This Act expanded the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) in an aggressive manner designed to foster equal pay...
By Julie Keersmaekers, David B. Sherman, Bryan Thompson
On September 7, 2017, the consumer reporting agency Equifax announced one of the most highly publicized cybersecurity incidents in history, which may have exposed more than 143 million Americans'...
By Elisaveta Dolghih
Earlier this month, a group of 11 state attorneys general announced that they have asked eight fast-food franchises to provide a copy of their franchise agreements to determine whether such agreements contain no-poaching restrictions, which prohibit franchisees from hiring, i.e., "poaching," each other's workers.
By Joshua D. Curry, Samantha Picans
The Federal Circuit ruled on Friday July 20, 2018 that tribal sovereign immunity cannot bar inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) ...
By Alexandra Kaitch
On June 28, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or the Commission) amended the definition of "smaller reporting company" (SRC) to expand the number of smaller companies
By Ashleigh Reif Kasper
In California, lawsuits for harassment often come down to the question of whether the conduct at issue is sufficiently severe or pervasive enough to create an objectively and subjectively hostile work environment.
By Thalia Staikos
In California, employers are generally liable for damage caused by an employee's accident when that employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes.
By James Rodgers, Seth Guiterman
In Kopetic v. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (April 12, 2018), Lewis Brisbois' client, a governmental entity who owns a container terminal in New York Harbor, was sued by an injured longshoreman...
By David Russo
On May 4, 2018, the Third Circuit in Liberty Woods International v. MV Ocean Quartz affirmed the District Court's dismissal of plaintiff's action for cargo damages while onboard the MV OCEAN QUARTZ.
By Jay Kramer, Sean Hoar
On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament voted to suspend the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (Privacy Shield)
By Bryan Thompson, Sean Hoar
The new law requires such businesses to be more transparent in their data collection and sharing practices.
By Matthew Johnston
On May 7, 2018, the Fourth Circuit in United States v. Oceanic Illsabe Limited affirmed the conviction and sentencing of a vessel owner and operator for violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS).
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