Readers know all too well by now that generally speaking, the feds and state-legal marijuana businesses do not play nicely together.
A movement to give part-time employees more predictable schedules and related perks recently made front-page news.
Of Mice and Elephants: Halbig and King and the Struggle of Two Federal Appeals Courts to Find Meaning in Words That May or May Not Be There
At issue in Halbig v. Burwell and King v. Burwell is whether or not subsidies to buy insurance on an exchange are available in both state and federal exchanges.
We all know that the FMLA’s protections kick in once an employee has been employed for 12 months. But can those protections be triggered even before a full year’s employment? One federal district court recently held that they can be. Here’s why employers should take note.
Dispute its reach if you like. Bemoan its shortcomings. Even refuse to participate (if you dare). But Social Media has exploded. And the reason should capture the imagination of anyone marketing a service or product.
When was the last time you thought about pigs? What do you think when you hear the word “pigs?” Or an OINK OINK noise? Or what about the angelic and oh-so-American, “SOOOOOOOOOEEEEEEEEYY!”?
The craft beer business is booming. The latest trends include cask-conditioned beer and sour beer. However, the hottest trend might not have anything to do with brewing. Rather, it is the “canvolution” of craft beer.
Preliminary Injunction Entered After Texas Federal Court Concludes Ex-Employee “Inevitably” Will Disclose Trade Secrets
An employee entered into non-compete and confidentiality agreements with his employer. Following his resignation from that company, he went to work for a competitor. His job functions and territory with both employers were similar. In a suit for violation of the non-compete and confidentiality agreements, a Texas federal court held recently that — absent an injunction — disclosure to his new employer of his former employer’s confidential information was inevitable.
Several recent matters before British courts highlight the damage that can be done when one appoints the wrong person as a continuing attorney for property.
Although business purchasers usually look to acquire an entire business, I have been involved with M&A transactions where the seller retains a piece of the ownership going forward.