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.
Richard R. Meneghello
Last week’s election of Donald Trump and the expected shift to a more business-friendly U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in the new year should resolve any doubt about the future of this rule.
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.
While it might surprise you, too much caffeine could trigger a false positive on a breathalyzer test.
Exchanging information is just the first step when it comes to filing a claim after an accident.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
Benedict P. Morelli
Avoid the insurance companies
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
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."
Sharon D. Stuart
Recent lessons from the Eleventh Circuit.
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.
It Will Hurt Your Insurance Claims
Who is responsible for gig economy car accidents?
Hugh F. Murray III
Another Challenge to NCAA’s Financial Structure
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
Nick D. Fogel
When the law goes into effect in July, Colorado will join 32 other states in allowing PTSD claims for first responders without a physical component to the claim.
On April 19, 2017, after a two-week trial, a federal jury unanimously acquitted Revolutions Medical Corporation (RMCP) CEO Rondald Wheet on all three counts of securities fraud and false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Mariano Roca López
Despite its apparent triviality, individuals’ tax residence can in practice have significant consequences for their pockets.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.