Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
Hugh F. Murray III
Another Challenge to NCAA’s Financial Structure
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron K. Haar
There are two arguments for fair use in a trademark infringement case. Here's your guide to understanding both.
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
Ann E. Evanko
New York's Stop Sexual Harassment Act goes into effect in October 2019.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) has been amended by the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the Amending Act). The Amending Act introduces a mandatory data breach notification regime where an “eligible data breach” occurs. The amendments will commence on February 23, 2018, unless they are proclaimed to commence earlier.
Until the law enters into force in 2018, stock companies will continue to be unable to voluntarily delist from the stock market and are compelled to find other ways to do so.
Felicia A. Finston
Large employers will not get a pass in 2017 in terms of monitoring and reporting the group health plan coverage they provide their employees.
New Oregon employment laws.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
Diego Felipe Valdivieso Rueda
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
Bernard J. Bobber
The dangerous intersection of racial bigotry and labor law.
Megan Erickson Moritz
We finally know details of the Department of Labor’s long-awaited Final Rule updating the executive, administrative, professional, and outside sales exemptions – i.e., the so-called “white collar” exemptions.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
From science fiction fixture to leading technology trend.
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Tina M. Bengs
Issues Raised by Non-FMLA Reduced Schedules and Leaves of Absence