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Cullen and Dykman
In a recent criminal case arising out of the Neiman Marcus bankruptcy, the founder of a hedge fund serving on the unsecured creditors' committee was sentenced to six months in prison for committing bankruptcy fraud ...
Cullen and Dykman
In April 2021, the New York Public Service Commission amended its regulations under Article VII of the Public Service Law to accelerate the review and approval process for certain major electric utility transmission facilities.
Cullen and Dykman
The automatic stay provided under section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code is an injunction, arising when a bankruptcy case is filed, which prevents all proceedings or actions against the debtor or the property of the estate ...
Cullen and Dykman
Responding to calls for more stringent safety protocols revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 5, 2021 Governor Cuomo signed the New York State Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act, which establishes mandatory standards ...
Husch Blackwell LLP
Many of you may have seen the June 7, 2021, Milwaukee Sentinel story about a Milwaukee area home that was flying two flags: one the US flag and the second a Pride flag.
Jenner & Block
On May 31, 2021, the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives unanimously passed Senate Bill 672 amending the existing Illinois Freedom to Work Act, 820 ILCS 90...
Cooley LLP
Late Friday, the SEC announced that its Spring 2021 Regulatory Flexibility Agenda—both short-term and long-term—has now been posted. And it's a doozy.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On May 12, President Biden signed an executive order intended to improve the federal government's cybersecurity. This comes in the wake of sweeping cyber incidents...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
In late May, the Connecticut Supreme Court held[1] that the tribal lending entity Great Plains Lending (Great Plains) is protected by tribal sovereign immunity as an "arm of the tribe,"...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
While active in the space for several years, state attorneys general have taken increasingly aggressive action over the last year to regulate crypto-based products and services and prosecute...
Mintz
It's been a busy month (year?) for New York employers – one that has brought several important updates with respect to employers' reopening plans.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 11, 2021, the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board of California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) published proposed revisions to the ...
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Tapping an IRA, 401(k) plan or other tax-deferred accounts to pay current expenses can derail your retirement savings plan.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Under the Clayton Act (15 U.S. Code § 18), certain business acquisitions are prohibited where "the effect of such acquisition may be substantially to lessen competition...
Envoy Global, Inc.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced three updates to the USCIS Policy Manual.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Health Care Beat is brought to you by Seyfarth's cross-disciplinary health care team. Each Beat will focus on key industry and legal trends, while identifying practical takeaways for organizations ...
Arnold & Porter
The complaint filed in Franchi v. Multiplan Corp. et al. in the Chancery Court of Delaware on April 9, 2021, has received a fair amount of attention because it claims breaches of fiduciary duties...
Arnold & Porter
Speaking at The Wall Street Journal's CFO Network event on June 7, 2021, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said that he has asked the staff to propose recommendations for the Commission's consideration ...
Baker Botts
The House Financial Services Committee recently released draft legislation expressly prohibiting special-purpose acquisition ("SPACs") from using the "safe harbor" provisions...
Duane Morris LLP
The Cuomo administration and New York lawmakers will delay the confirmation of cannabis regulator appointments until a special session after the June primary, POLITICO's Anna Gronewold and David Giambusso report.
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