That 401(k) Conference and That 401(k) Plan Sponsor Forum...
Sponsorship Brochure for That 401(k) Conference and That 401(k) Plan Sponsor Forum, March 7-8, 2019.... By: Ary Rosenbaum
What Team Should Every Business Owner Have?
No business owner should operate in a vacuum. Much like sports, where the best athletes need an essential team to be successful, so, too, does a thriving bus...
OFCCP Enters Into MOU Employer Group
Quick Hit: OFCCP has entered into a memorandum of understanding (the “MOU ”) with the National Industry Liaison Group (the “NILG”), a non–profit employer ass...
Summary of SEC Release No. 34-83885 (2018 Amendment to SE...
The Amendments - The 2018 amendments to Rule 15c2-12 (the “Rule”) make the following additions to the continuing disclosure requirements applying to most pub...
Proposed Treasury Regulations Impact “Deemed Dividend” Ta...
Following tax reform at the end of 2017, cash dividends from a foreign corporate subsidiary to a domestic corporate 10 percent shareholder are exempt from U....
Sikkelee Round Two: Federal Aviation Law vs. State Tort L...
The Situation: The Third Circuit decided Sikkelee II, a closely watched case involving preemption in the aviation context. The Outcome: A divided Third Circu...
LexisNexis® Unveils New PCLaw® Go App
NEW YORK – LexisNexis®, a leading global provider of information and analytics, has announced the release of its newest mobile timekeeping application, PCLaw...
No Double-Dipping Under FCRA
In an oldie but goodie, an FTC blog from Feb 2017 warns employers who rely on credit checks not to double-dip.  In other words, if an employer requests a con...
Criminal Tax Restitution: Who Can Tell Me What I Owe the ...
Individuals who are the unfortunate subjects of federal criminal tax prosecution face prison terms, probation, fines, restrictions on travel and other punish...
Proposed Regulations Would Permit Employers to Reimburse ...
Takeaway Message: Except in limited circumstances, current regulatory guidance prohibits an employer from maintaining a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA...
Is This What They Mean By Golden Handcuffs? — See Also
Kirkland Offers A Fun New Perk: It doesn't hurt that now you'll be able to work even more. How Did Your Law School Do On The New York Bar Exam? A breakdown b...
Hazardous Materials Regulations Revisions: U.S. Pipeline ...
The United States Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) issued a November 7th final rule amending the federal Hazardous Materials ...
Pennsylvania New Distributor Packages, Slushies, and Food...
In Pennsylvania, consumers have enjoyed the benefits of new packaging opportunities offered by Pennsylvania Distributor Licenses under recent, dynamic change...
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Chris Lazarini Provides Insight on Administrative Remedie...
Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini provided insight about a Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower retaliation case brought by a plaintiff claiming she was unj...
Lawyer Suicides Are Becoming All Too Frequent
No client, no case, no partnership, no failing to make partner, no promotion, no demotion is worth the price that some lawyers have paid.
Sweetening The “Gig” – Tech Companies May Soon Offer Stoc...
Stock options, in large part, make some of the biggest public tech companies tick; a means of attracting top talent with the promise of big payouts down the ...
Borrowing Money To Pay For Law School? You Aren’t Alone —...
Saddled with student debt? You're in good company at this law school.
In re Fagerdale USA-LOMPOC Inc.: Defensive Purchase of Cl...
A secured lender facing the prospect of having the essential provisions of its loan re-written in a Chapter 11 plan of reorganization will look for options t...
ABA backs legislation that would bar housing bias against...
City’s Agreement to Extend Life of Billboards Violated In...
The Second District Court of Appeal held that the purported amendment of an agreement to extend the period in which billboards were permitted within the City...
Foto Fair Use Defense Rejected In Fortune Mag Copyright Spat
A rare look at a court’s application of the fair use defense in the context of an online photography case.
A Political Entity Can Be Liable, No Matter How Small: Su...
Can small municipalities make decisions based on age? Not according to the United States Supreme Court, which recently resolved a circuit split on the questi...
International Sanctions and the Energy Sector – Part 2: R...
In the first part of this three part series we considered the impact of President Trump’s decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran’s energy sector with effect...
FBI: Surge in Hate Crimes Largest Since 9/11
Ninth Circuit’s Mandate on ATDS Definition Stayed Pending...
On November 7, 2018, in the closely-followed case Marks v. Crunch San Diego, LLC, No. 14-56834 (9th Cir.), the Ninth Circuit granted a stay of its ruling on ...
Navigating continuous disclosure in the life sciences sector
Continuous disclosure obligations cause difficulties for many listed organisations. These difficulties are further amplified in the life sciences sector wher...
Property Tax Priorities in Alberta Insolvency Proceedings...
Recent decisions of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta have put into question the priority of municipal property taxes in insolvency proceedings. Two such...
DOL Reverses Course on “80/20” Limitations for Tipped Emp...
On November 8, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued 4 new opinion letters providing both employers and employees further insight into the agency’s view...
UK Conduct Regulator Bans Former LIBOR Submitter From Per...
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has published the Final Notice (dated October 30, 2018) that it issued to a former employee of a major international ban...
Black Sheep Michigan Contemplates Reversing Its Draconian...
Several recently proposed bills would be serious game changers for surrogacy in the state.
Former Dewey CFO should be sent to jail after missing fir...
The Distinguished Dozen: ATL Book Club’s Top Legal Picks ...
The roundup of the best of the best.
UK Data Protection: Class action clouds gather over emplo...
UK supermarket Morrisons has lost its appeal against the decision of Mr Justice Langstaff that it was vicariously liable in damages to over 5,000 employees a...
Making Limits Greater Again – IRS Issues Guidance on Cost...
The IRS recently announced cost-of-living adjustments for 2019 in Notice 2018-83 and related guidance.  The key dollar limits for qualified retirement plans ...
Competition Newsletter October/November 2018
The European Commission fined four consumer electronics manufacturers for fixing online resale prices - On July 24, 2016, the European Commission imposed fin...
Podcast: Akin Gump Post-Funds Conference Report
In this episode, Akin Gump investment management partners Kelli Moll and Stephen Vine report on the firm’s recent New York Private Investment Funds Conferenc...
The Death of the Deemed Dividend
The “deemed dividend” rule, the source of much wrangling between multi-national borrowers and lenders over the years, may be on its way out.... By: Burns & L...
SCC Renders Judgment on Cooperative National Securities R...
Is the End in Sight? On November 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously ruled that a proposed pan-Canadian securities regulator is constituti...
Conservative Lawyers, Long Promoters Of Racist Policies, ...
Breakaway FedSoc group wants to go back to pretending we don't know what they're about.
Another Biglaw Firm Gets On Board With Gender Neutral — A...
Kudos to the firm, and we can only hope all of Biglaw gets on board.
Passing Data Between Retailers To Facilitate Transactions
Online retailers often learn information about a consumer that may be used by them to help identify other products, services, or companies that may be of int...
Employers are Preparing Now to Tackle 2019's Newest Labor...
As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond. On Ja...
UK Competition and Markets Authority Consults on Draft De...
The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority has published a consultation entitled "Draft definitions of Investment Consultancy services and Fiduciary Manageme...
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