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Q: Are California courts concerned about the manageability of actions under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)?...
By: Troutman Pepper

Welcome to our monthly update on current legal issues for trustees of DC pension schemes, designed to help you stay up to date with key developments between trustee meetings, and to support the legal update item on your next trustee agenda.

(Updated on September 23, 2021) The issue of whistleblowing continues to draw attention. The media regularly reports on whistleblowers who have reported legal violations in politics and business. The topic has now moved onto the legislator’s agenda in several countries.

The House Ways and Means Committee recently proposed new draft federal tax legislation that would dramatically affect the Private Wealth area. Many of the changes are time sensitive.

Has your corporate legal department been struggling to figure out ways to cut down time spent on contracts, reduce the average sales cycle and find a better way to manage buy-side, sell-side and corporate contracts?...
By: Onit

Executive Summary - Employers sponsoring group health plans face the ever-growing challenge of rising health care costs, and the increasing expenses they place on the plans and their enrollees alike.

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a policy statement clarifying that health apps that collect or use consumers’ health information are subject to the Health Breach Notification Rule’s notification requirements when the consumer data they collect is subject to unauthorized access......

A federal court in Indiana dismissed the disability discrimination and retaliation claims of a DOT-regulated driver who failed a random drug test due to prescription opioid use, holding that he did not sufficiently adhere to the employer’s policy or DOT regulations when he failed to produce a Saf

Altaris Capital Partners has announced it has agreed to sell BK Medical to General Electric (NYSE:GE) for a cash purchase price of $1.45 billion. BK Medical, with its U.S. headquarters in Boston, is a developer of intraoperative imaging and surgical navigation....

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