EU Merger Control and Digital Markets
On 31 May 2022, Skadden, Compass Lexecon and Concurrences convened for a fireside chat to discuss developments in merger control and digital markets, followe...
OIG Submits HUD Semiannual Report to Congress
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recently submitted its HUD Semiannual Report (Report) to Congress.  The scope of the Report runs from the period Oc...
CT add state retirement plan
Connecticut announced the launch of MyCTSavings, a new retirement savings option for the more than 600,000 Connecticut private-sector workers who aren’t cove...
Ninth Circuit Rejects Constitutional Challenges to Sectio...
In Moore v. United States, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected arguments that the mandatory repatriation tax imposed under section 965 ...
Upcoming Changes to NIH Harassment and Hostile Work Envir...
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires recipient institutions—i.e., any entity receiving funding from the NIH—to have policies that foster a harass...
The fettering of “feta” and other product names under the...
New Zealand has secured a free trade deal with the EU, which is set to remove barriers to trade by eliminating tariffs for certain exporters. As part of the ...
FTC Enforcement Action Limits Noncompetition Agreements i...
On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order, in which he described the nation’s antitrust laws as the “first line of defense against the monop...
UK Employment Appeals Tribunal Upholds Dismissal of Emplo...
In Rodgers v. Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld a decision that dismissal of an employee who refused to work due to COVID-...
As Key Element of Uyghur Forced Labor Law Goes Into Effec...
On June 21, 2022, a key element of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) went into effect: the rebuttable presumption. Going forward, any imports of...
Defendants Secure Motion to Dismiss Victories in Three Po...
In April, we wrote here about the discouraging trend of opinions allowing commonly asserted breach of fiduciary duty claims in 401(k) and 403(b) plan investm...
Let 'Em Out! ROSCA and Changes to California's Auto-Renew...
What's this about? Auto-renewing arrangements are more and more ubiquitous, from TV channel subscriptions to meal-kit delivery plans - and the regulators are...
It's Time to Update Employee Arbitration Agreements
To ensure compliance with current California and Federal law and to benefit from recent court decisions, it is time for employers to review and update their ...
Checklist for Non-U.S. Fund Managers Making a Private Fun...
The United States represents a large source of potential capitalthat non-U.S. fund managers often find impossible to ignore. To assist non-U.S. fund managers...
The time is now to get acquainted with the issues concern...
The future of money and digital assets is a vast topic that presents numerous challenges, and it has even caused debate as to whether cryptocurrency is a pru...
Overtime “True-Up” Without Detail Ok on California Pay St...
Under federal and California law, employers must include most bonuses and incentives in the “regular rate” for paying overtime, as well as meal and rest peri...
Court Rules that COVID is Not a Natural Disaster Under th...
Is COVID a “natural disaster” under the WARN Act? It is common knowledge that the COVID pandemic has forced many employers to furlough or lay off employees. ...
FCA Consultation on the Winding Down of Synthetic Sterlin...
Recently the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) announced a consultation seeking comments on the winding down of one-, three- and six-month synthetic sterli...
Protecting Health Information Post Roe Part 1: Steps for ...
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, much has been written about how existing privacy laws, such as th...
Financial Statement Reps (UPDATED)
Market Trends: What You Need to Know - According to the American Bar Association's Private Target Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Points Studies, financial sta...
SBA Proposes New Size Standards for 2022 NAICS Codes
The Small Business Administration’s proposed rule would adopt the latest NAICS revision issued by the Office of Management and Budget, creating 111 new indus...
Antitrust Enforcers Rachet Up Scrutiny of Private Equity ...
Federal antitrust enforcers at the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continue to take an aggressive stance in healthcare. Two...
Polish Deal 2.0 – modifications to CIT
On June 28, 2022, the Ministry of Finance published a draft law on amendments to the Law on Corporate Income Tax and certain other laws. The amendment provid...
Dobbs’ Impact on Employers
On June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In Dobbs, the Supreme C...
[Webinar] Post-Roe Compliance Think Tank Session - July 1...
INSURANCE UPDATE - The Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs, that abortions are not a federal constitutional right, has caused employers to ask how this new rulin...
What Did They Know And When Did They Know It? — See Also
This Should Be Interesting : Pat Cipollone is testifying . Just An Old Sweet Song : The rest of the Trump gang subpoenaed in Georgia . Jailhouse Lawyer : If ...
One Year of Collegiate Athletics Following NCAA v. Alston
The Supreme Court, on June 21, 2021, issued its landmark decision in National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston, bringing about fundamental change fo...
Se reglamentarán los bonos con destinación específica en ...
La Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia (SFC) ha publicado un proyecto de Circular Externa mediante el cual definiría el contenido que debe ser incluido e...
AI and Algorithms in Financial Services - Future Areas of...
Artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic models are used extensively in the financial services sector across a broad range of business areas. Two-thirds ...
[Audio] Anodes, Cathodes, and All Things Lithium-Ion With...
The lithium-ion battery space remains hot, and with breakthroughs like the use of silicone anodes and other innovations, it is poised for continued growth. I...
Managing Remote Work: 7 Tips for Creating Effective Emplo...
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in unprecedented change for the workplace after stay-at-home orders, isolation and quarantine requirements, and accommodation ...
Remote or Not - When is a Job Posting False Advertising?
The Wall Street Journal reported today on what appears to be a growing bait-and-switch trend of advertising a position as "remote" when in fact the position ...
Attorney Affirmation Made Upon Information and Belief Can...
On May 10, 2022, Justice Andrea Masley of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Stanziale v. Perlson, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 31528(U), hol...
Tips for protesting unemployment claims in Oklahoma
Now that we’re all coming up from air from dealing with everything and anything COVID-related, let’s revisit some of the more mundane day-to-day basics. You’...
Hearsay Schmearsay
January 6 hearings invite more hearsay mistakes than the bar exam. The post Hearsay Schmearsay appeared first on Above the Law .
Rhode Island Modernizes its Receivership Law By Enacting ...
On June 20, 2022, Rhode Island Governor Daniel J. McKee signed into law the Rhode Island Commercial Receivership Act (“CRA”), which updates and modernizes Rh...
Nutter Securities Enforcement Update: July 1, 2022
The Nutter Securities Enforcement Update is a periodic summary of noteworthy recent securities enforcement activity, settlements, decisions, and charges.... ...
Eleventh Circuit Reminds Employers – Administrative Exemp...
A recent case decided by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (covering Alabama, Georgia, and Florida) analyzed whether property damag...
Luxembourg financial collateral law – new features
The Luxembourg law dated 5 August 2005 on financial collateral arrangements, as amended (the “Collateral Law”), has been tremendously successful in providing...
UK trials four-day week
In April 2021 we reported on the SNP’s manifesto pledge to trial a four-day working week in Scotland, with no reduction in salary. Whilst no formal Governmen...
Feckless Driving? Despite Gas Prices, Americans Smash Rec...
People are going hog wild on expensive new cars, at high interest rates, and burning up all the pricey gas they want. What could possibly go wrong? The post ...
Compliance FAQs in a Post-Roe (Dobbs) Landscape
Since the Supreme Court’s ruling that abortions are not a constitutional right, Woodruff Sawyer has been receiving questions about how this affects benefits ...
OSC Extends Temporary Changes to Service Commitments for ...
As part of its annual review, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) conducted a comprehensive evaluation of its service commitments, including the temporar...
Structuring Fund Debt-Financed Investments in S Corporati...
Partnerships are ineligible S corporation shareholders. So, a partnership cannot acquire shares in an S corporation without terminating that corporation’s S ...
This Supreme Court Justice Just Loves Talking
This justice got chatty this Term. The post This Supreme Court Justice Just Loves Talking appeared first on Above the Law .
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