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Looking back – limited appeal investigation not unfair - It was not unfair for an employer to place limits on a disciplinary appeal investigation where the employee's representative had agreed to this, according to the EAT in Olalekan v Serco Ltd....

A USDOL Administrative Law Judge has held that an H-1B employer violated the H-1B Labor Condition Application by reducing an H-1B worker’s hours from full-time to part-time, with a corresponding decrease in wages, without first filing an amended H-1B...

In August 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Directive 2018-04, which notified contractors that it was “in the process of implementing a comprehensive initiative that seeks to ensure compliance with equal...

The Trump Administration’s proposed rule defining “Waters of the United States” under the federal Clean Water Act was published last week in the Federal Register....
By: Best Best & Krieger LLP

Automatic renewal clauses, or “evergreen clauses,” are a frequent occurrence in contracts of all kinds and are becoming increasingly prevalent as businesses transition from traditional methods of selling products and services to various...

Blockchain Initiatives in Healthcare and Other Industries Target Data Integrity, Speed and Analytics - Last week, a not-for-profit alliance of life sciences industries firms announced an expansion of its blockchain project to improve data sharing,...

On December 26, 2018, the National People's Congress (NPC) of the People's Republic of China (China or PRC) issued a revised draft Foreign Investment Law (the 2018 Draft) for public comments, accompanied by an explanation (the Draft Law Explanation)...

2018 was a historically good year for venture capital in the United States in terms of dollars invested by VC funds in U.S. companies, dollars raised by VC funds and dollar value of exits by VC-backed companies, according to the Venture Monitor for...

As many following the state of cannabis law in Illinois know, State Rep. Kelly Cassidy and State Sen. Heather Steans have been working on a proposal for the legalization of adult-use recreational cannabis for some time. They introduced a bill in 2018...

The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update on the recognition and measurement of deferred revenue in business combinations....

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