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The Department of Labor this week rescinded a proposed rule that would have forced employers to disclose outside consultants they hire to counter workers’ union organizing efforts. These consultants often work with lawyers for the company and the...

Publishes Concept Release to Explore Rule 701 and Form S-8 Reform - The Adopting Release - On June 18, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued final rules to amend Securities Act Rule 701, which provides an exemption from...

José Cunningham on the why and how of having a diverse law firm team, with recap notes and insights from the NALP/AFLDP Diversity & Inclusion Summit....
By: Legal Marketing Association (LMA)

The Army Corps of Engineers (the “Corps”) retained Merrick Construction, LLC (“Merrick”) to perform work on a hurricane protection levee near New Orleans, Louisiana. The contract between the Corps and Merrick contained Federal Acquisition Regulation...

Consistent with what appears to be a recent legislative trend throughout the country, New Jersey Senate Bill S121 would bar the use of confidentiality provisions in the settlement of certain discrimination and sexual harassment suits. On June 7,...

• Ericsson Caused Violation by Having U.S. Party Ship Equipment to Sudan • U.S. Employee Facilitated Sudan Business • OFAC Expects Parties Conducting International Business to Have Robust Compliance Processes In June 2018, the U.S. Treasury...

You remember the game-changing, earth-shattering, monumental decision from the California Supreme Court a few months ago that fundamentally changes the test to determine whether your workers are independent contractors or employees, don’t you? For...

Mislabeling a worker as an independent contractor creates potential liability for failure to comply with California’s wage and hour requirements, as well as for employment taxes and penalties. In California, the issue of misclassification came to...

There are instances where a party’s breach of the construction contract is undisputed. However, the amount of recoverable damages often hinges on the injured party’s own conduct both during and following that breach. The recent Florida Fifth District...

An accounting firm in the United States must produce workpapers to a chapter 15 foreign representative even if the law where the foreign main proceeding is pending would not permit such production. CohnReznick LLP v. Foreign Representatives of...

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