One of the more successful strategies when defending against class actions is to force the plaintiff out of court and into arbitration.
This is going to be a big year for cannabis.
Because this blog is more than ten years old, there is hardly a China business or law situation of which we have not written at least once.
Last week saw action on two fronts regarding the Stored Communications Act (SCA) – the US federal statute regulating government searches of online accounts in criminal investigations.
After years of contentious litigation, Uber Technologies Inc. has decided not to leave its fate in the hands of jurors.
Just three months after Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced his intent to investigate the circumstances surrounding Flint, Michigan’s water crisis, the state filed criminal charges on Wednesday against two state environmental quality officials and a city utilities administrator for their apparent roles in the crisis.
Sunday is a big night for HBO fans, with “Game of Thrones,” “Veep,” and “Silicon Valley” all on deck for new seasons. And though many of their viewers are watching unofficially, HBO execs—along with other streaming media leaders—don’t seem to care.
The New York Times recently did a story on the merging of big business and the marijuana industry in California, noting that California is currently the world’s largest legal (though we would not exactly characterize it as “legal” – see here and here) market for cannabis.
For FY 2017, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received approximately 236,000 cap-subject H-1B petitions—which is more than last year by about 3,000 petitions.