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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently issued a restrictive covenant ruling addressing several significant issues. On November 30, 2016, in Hannum Wagle & Cline Engineering, Inc. v. American Consulting, Inc., the Indiana Court of Appeals elaborated on a number of important issues in restrictive covenant cases:
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Starting January 1, 2017, companies of all sizes doing business in California will need to take extra care to ensure they are not paying employees differently based on their race or ethnicity or basing new employees' compensation solely on their prior salary.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Yet another merger/reorganization option is to make the "surviving" nonprofit the sole member of the target nonprofit.
Kaye Scholer LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved new, and amended existing, rules and forms that (i) are intended to enhance liquidity risk management by registered open-end management investment companies;
Ropes & Gray LLP
In one of several decisions issued during 2016 addressing the False Claims Act's Public Disclosure Bar, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(e)(4), the Fourth Circuit in United States ex rel. Lyle Beauchamp v. Academi Training Center, LLC . . .
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court issued three decisions, described below, of interest to the business community.
Mayer Brown
On November 28, 2016, a World Trade Organization Panel issued its report in a dispute concerning seven tax-related incentives for civil aircraft provided by the state of Washington in the United States.
Mayer Brown
ICANN 57, the most recent public meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), was held in Hyderabad, India, from November 3-9, 2016.
Reed Smith
Blighted residential and commercial properties are a major impediment to rehabilitation and redevelopment efforts in cities and towns throughout Pennsylvania.
Reed Smith
As the report explains, through sharing economy platforms, smaller sellers can enter markets and access broad groups of potential buyers.
Reed Smith
Mobile device manufacturers and software providers should remain vigilant of the firmware in their devices and provide proper notice to consumers before collecting customer data.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Currently, we are gearing up for this year's survey and want to hear from you.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Following a Texas court's issuance of a nationwide preliminary injunction enjoining the new overtime rule on November 22, the U.S. Department of Labor filed a notice of appeal of the decision earlier today.
WilmerHale
The election of Donald Trump as the next President and the continued Republican control of Congress raise questions as to what changes may be expected at the Securities and Exchange Commission and what may stay the same.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a notice with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit announcing its intent to challenge a Texas district court's issuance of a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of revised overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Citing the lack of paid sick time for private-sector workers and the goals of reducing health care expenditures and promoting a healthier and more productive workforce, the towns of Morristown and Plainfield, New Jersey, recently adopted ordinances that require private employers to provide paid sick time to employees.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The end of the year is an opportune time for employers to make sure their noncompete and arbitration agreements are still valid. A recent Missouri federal court decision underscores how difficult it can be to enforce those agreements against at-will employees in Missouri. Durrell v. Tech Electronics, Inc., No. 4:16-cv-1367-cdp (November 15, 2016).
McDermott Will & Emery
An emerging governance perspective is the need for boards to assume greater responsibility for positioning themselves to respond to the rapidly evolving legislative and regulatory environment.
McDermott Will & Emery
The board development committee may wish to reconsider its director education program for 2017 following two recent and unrelated developments.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In light of the Constitutional protections given to parents, grandparent visitation is very hard to obtain because the grandparents have to show harm to a child to meet their burden.
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On September 25, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law two bills strengthening protections for employees.
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Without question, US companies face a growing and daily threat from rival companies and foreign governments.
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As most taxpayers are aware, the make-up of the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals (the "Board") changed following the election of Governor Matt Bevin last fall.
Proskauer Rose LLP
It is unlikely that President-elect Trump will support or take steps to increase burdens on businesses by limiting private arbitration.
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The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published important new regulations for immigrant workers on November 18, 2016. The regulations become effective January 17, 2017.
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