On Monday, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared the rise in birth defects linked to the Zika virus outbreak a public health emergency, marking only the fourth time that the WHO has made such a declaration.
The Internet of Things: Evaluating the Interplay of Interoperability, Industry Standards and Related IP Licensing Approaches
The financial impact of the Internet of Things on the global economy will be significantly affected by interoperability.
On January 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division issued an Administrator’s Interpretation that provides fresh guidance for determining when two or more entities will be considered joint employers for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
According to the National Venture Capital Association and PWC’s Money Tree survey, 905 corporate venture capital deals were closed during 2015 with $7.5 billion invested (primarily in high growth startup companies).
Compliance and privacy officials all over the U.S. just let out a breath they had been holding since last October when the European Court of Justice invalidated the US/EU Safe Harbor Program.
A recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court held that a defendant cannot terminate a putative class action by offering the representative plaintiff complete relief, rejecting some courts’ dismissals of class action litigation where a plaintiff does not “accept” the defendants’ “offer” of judgment for the full amount of statutory damages and fees.
Employers with 100 or more employees take note: a major new reporting requirement may be coming your way next year.
As many of you know, a law firm partner I coached went in-house in 2015 and shared with me ideas he wished he had thought of when he was with his law firm.
I often receive calls from U.S. investors in Chinese companies listed on the U.S. stock exchanges.
Real crime documentaries are taking over pop culture. But often that means someone needed access.