If at first you don’t succeed, try again, unless you’re trying to bring a class action lawsuit against Instagram because it will be dismissed by two separate judges.
Tampa Bay Police report, shortly after dinner, Ronnie Morales felt sick and called 911. However, he was feeling so ill that his girlfriend drove him to St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Alabama has drawn national attention for its harsh sentences for non-violent criminal offenders. Now the state is drawing attention for prison abuses that have been investigated by the federal government.
Trade Secret Saturdays is a new initiative for a weekly round-up of articles and blog posts focused on trade secrets that caught our attention or that should be on your company’s radar screen. Enjoy.
There is a bad practice in many law firms where the “rainmaker” lawyer (usually the oldest lawyer in the group) brings in most of the business but has young associates, fresh out of law school, do most of the work on the client files.
Implementing a promise from his State of the Union Address, President Obama issued Executive Order (“E.O.”) 13658 on February 12, 2014, imposing a mandatory minimum wage of $10.10 per hour for some Federal prime contracts and subcontracts.
Consumer products companies increasingly do business online, which means they frequently collect, and sometimes share, customers’ personal information. That practice makescompanies potential class action targets under various privacy laws.
The Supreme Court ruled earlier this week, in Lawson v. FMR, that whistleblower protections under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act also apply to a public company’s private contractors. It’s a ruling that is currently getting a lot of attention as the impact of the decision is extremely far-reaching.
What’s Next for Television Joint Sales Agreements, Shared Services Agreements, and Joint Retransmission Negotiations?
A fierce battle is shaping up in DC about relationships into which same-market broadcasters may enter. In one corner are FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the cable industry, and several “public interest” groups (although, as noted below, some have accused Chairman Wheeler of not going far enough).
Late last month, a New York state judge denied AIG’s request to delay approval of Bank of America’s $8.5 billion settlement with private investors in connection with certain mortgage-backed securities that had soured.
On February 10, 2014, the Department of the Treasury issued final regulations on the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) Employer Shared Responsibility Payment. Starting January 1, 2015, depending on the number of full-time employees and equivalents, employers will be subject to potential penalties if they fail to offer affordable coverage to substantially all full-time employees.