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Wolgast v. Tawas Area Sch. Dist. Bd. of Educ., 16-2240 (6th Cir. 05/25/17): The Court dismissed the retaliation claim of an IT employee who was terminated following comments criticizing his employer, a public school district. BACKGROUND - Tawas...

What Would a Blockchain Patent War Look Like? Large corporations have begun to patent blockchain technologies relating to their core businesses....
By: WilmerHale

Yeah, we usually mean this Apple, when we spill digital ink, not today, instead the edible varieties......
By: Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

They say you can’t stop progress. And growth and development is an inevitable part of progress. The State of Maryland and its more rural counties have made efforts to find some balance to the inevitable growth and development by providing incentives...

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (“Commission”) recently issued a 146-page guide titled “Legal Enforcement Guidance on Discrimination on the Basis of Disability” (“Guidance”), to educate employers on their responsibilities to job...

A recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision curtailed the broad theory of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) liability asserted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ). In United States v. Hoskins, the court ruled that the government could not...

Offering a cautionary tale to banks, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve fined a national bank $8.6 million for the improper execution of residential mortgage-related documents while a 2011 Consent Order was in place....

This Week in New York – New York Primary Election Results, City Council Approves Several Pieces of Legislation, Next Week's City Council Hearing - New York Primary Election Results - The New York primary election took place on Thursday and at the...

On Sept. 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced the filing of settlement enforcement actions against two Nevada sports betting funds alleging that the funds had violated the registration requirements of the Securities Act of...

Last Friday's post concerned the status of the de facto merger doctrine in California. The late Harold Marsh Jr. made the following observation about the de facto merger doctrine in his magnum opus......
By: Allen Matkins

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