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Benefits Counselor - September 2018
In Brown et al. v. Wilmington Trust NA et al., the District Court of Southern Ohio ruled that a former plan participant was not bound by a mandatory arbitration clause in an employee stock ownership
United States
28 Sep 2018
Milwaukee Tool Awarded $27.8M Judgment In Patent Infringement Lawsuit. Is Your Company's IP Protected?
On October 25, 2017, a Milwaukee federal court jury awarded Milwaukee Tool $27.8 million following a ten-day patent infringement trial against rival Snap-on Corporation.
United States
10 Nov 2017
Benefits Counselor May 2017
Consistent with prior guidance, on April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor ("DOL") officially announced that it would extend for 60 days the applicability date of the fiduciary rule published on April 8, 2016
United States
24 May 2017
FTC Prevails On Appeal In Chicago Health System Merger Challenge
On October 31, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a decision halting the merger of two large Illinois hospital systems, Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem.
United States
22 Nov 2016
Timing Is Everything: The Seventh Circuit Clarifies The Ordinary Course Of Business Preference Defense
In bankruptcy preference litigation, timing issues are crucial. Was a pre-bankruptcy payment made inside or outside of the 90‑day preference period?
United States
23 Aug 2016
Higher Patent Damages Likely Under New Standard For Willful Infringement
The U.S. Supreme Court just made it easier for patent owners to obtain enhanced damages against infringers.
United States
22 Jun 2016
Are Jury Trial Waivers Enforceable In Wisconsin?
This case introduces some doubt as to whether Wisconsin follows the majority approach on the enforceability of contractual jury trial waivers...
United States
1 Jun 2016
Three Things To Know About The New Federal Trade Secret Law
The new law, known as the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA"), allows parties to sue in federal courts, even against citizens of the same state and regardless of the amount at stake.
United States
24 May 2016
CFPB Proposes To Ban Arbitration Clauses; Fines Bank $20 Million For Deposit Processing Errors
In a 375-page rule released last week, the CFPB has proposed to eliminate certain types of arbitration clauses currently used in many consumer contracts with banks and other financial services providers.
United States
17 May 2016
The 7th Circuit Rules On Perfection Of Liens On Land Contract Vendor's Interests
In a recent decision, In re Blanchard, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals took on the knotty question of how one properly perfects a lien in a vendor's interest under a land contract.
United States
10 May 2016
Employee Benefits Update May 2016
Forms 1095-B and 1095-C must be distributed to participants and filed with the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS").
United States
9 May 2016
Artificial Vs. Economic Impairment Of Claims – The Sixth Circuit Rules
United States Bankruptcy Code section 1129(a)(10) requires that, unless all claims are unimpaired, at least one impaired class of noninsider claimholders must accept a plan...
United States
13 Apr 2016
Employer's E-mails Revive ADA And USERRA Claims
Supervisors and managers must think twice before sending e-mails, as a recent decision from the federal appeals court in Chicago reminds us.
United States
11 Apr 2016
Insolvent Corporations And Director Fiduciary Duties To Creditors: A Review Of The Standards In Delaware And Wisconsin
Individuals serving as directors of corporations face the prospect of making difficult decisions when the enterprise experiences financial distress.
United States
1 Mar 2016
February 2016 Employee Benefits Update
Calendar-year plans providing prescription drug coverage must provide the annual creditable coverage disclosure to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") by March 1, 2016.
United States
12 Feb 2016
Seller's Liability For Water Damages Seeps Through "As Is" Clause In Purchase Agreement
A well drafted "as‑is" clause can prevent a buyer from claiming any damages against the seller for issues that arise with regard to the condition of the property.
United States
3 Feb 2016
Illinois Court Of Appeals Deals Potentially Fatal Blow To Illinois Hospital Property Tax Exemption
After a long, hard fight to create a workable property tax exemption for hospitals in Illinois, the Illinois Court of Appeals has struck down the statute providing exemption for hospitals...
United States
22 Jan 2016
Update: Requirements For Foreclosure Of Abandoned Properties In Wisconsin Continues To Take Shape
In a recent e-alert, the Reinhart Real Estate Opinions team updated a case we have been following with great interest.
United States
22 Jan 2016
Inconsistent Restrictions May Render Your Noncompete Unenforceable
A decision from a Wisconsin state court serves as an important reminder that employers should think twice before subjecting similarly situated employees to different restrictive covenants.
United States
3 Dec 2015
Double-Check Your Product Contamination Insurance Policy: You May Not Be Covered For Contamination-Based Recall Expenses
Food contamination and product recall can be a food and beverage company's worst nightmare.
United States
13 Aug 2015
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