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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In December, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs ("DCA") entered into a settlement with Brooklinen, a bedding company.
McDermott Will & Emery
On February 15, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a much-anticipated order designed to remove barriers to electric storage resource participation in organized wholesale electricity markets.
Reed Smith
When a drug or device case goes to trial, who is the most important witness? Let's straightaway eliminate the plaintiff as a possible answer to that question.
TMF Group
TMF Group, a leading provider of high value business services to clients operating and investing globally, today announced the launch of a new Consultancy Solutions division.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 12, 2018, the White House issued its proposed framework for an infrastructure bill to Congress. Notably, the White House's infrastructure plan proposes ...
Holland & Knight
After the issuance of various extensions, the Zika virus state of emergency declared by Florida Gov. Rick Scott has terminated after the governor did not renew the Executive Order.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The "Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018" added the "Newman's Own" exception to the private foundation excess business holdings rule, allowing business owners to make a charitable contribution of 100% ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
n a personal injury action (associated with an accident that resulted in an OSHA inspection), a trucking company sought to compel the deposition testimony of two OSHA compliance officers because the accident was the genesis of the tort litigation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 6, 2017, the US Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced that President and Chief Executive Officer William C. Dudley plans to retire in mid-2018 ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 6, 2017, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that Richard Berner, director of the Office of Financial Research, will step down effective December 31, 2017 ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 6, 2017, Randal K. Quarles was ceremonially sworn in as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and as Vice Chair for Supervision.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 8, 2017, the US Department of the Treasury announced Kenneth A. Blanco as Director of FinCEN, a bureau in Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 26 October 2017, the SEC issued guidance to address certain extraterritorial issues under MiFID II, Europe's new financial regulation for investment business, which came into effect on 3 January 2018.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 December 2017, Robert B. Sledge of the SEC's Office of the Chief Accountant provided some remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on current SEC and PCAOB developments.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Rooney v. Rock Tenn Converting Company, et. al., the Eighth Circuit affirmed judgment against a former sales executive who alleged he was terminated for not being Jewish and not being female.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In a series of articles over the past several months, we asked whether "class arbitration" — meaning the utilization of the Fed.R.Civ.P. 23 class action protocol in an arbitration proceeding — is ultimately viable in U.S. jurisprudence.
Fisher Phillips LLP
A short policy memorandum quietly issued by the U.S. Department of Justice's No. 3 official late last month could end up having positive implications for employers defending claims brought by the federal government.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As we predicted in our year-end post on civil and criminal enforcement trends, 2018 is already off to strong start in opioid-related enforcement against individual providers and associated practices.
Dentons
For many attorneys, interaction with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies is a completely foreign concept.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, February 5, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit challenging the City of Seattle's ordinance allowing independent-contractor drivers to engage in collective bargaining was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for oral argument.
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Green and Spiegel LLP
USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for H-1B petitions have increased by more than 45% this year compared to the same timeframe in 2016, Reuters reports.
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
K&L Gates
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
BakerHostetler
On Dec. 5, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with three defendants who it alleged partook in deceptive, abusive and unfair debt collection practices ...
Carlton Fields
As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Morgan Lewis
Amgen paints a different picture as to the bad actor during the parties' negotiations pursuant to the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement (the "Division") has published its annual report for fiscal year 2017 (the "Report").
Green and Spiegel LLP
Processing times for the EB-1C immigrant visa classification vary greatly between service centers at present.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
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