Despite several attempts, Congress has struggled to push forward a federal consumer privacy law over the past few years. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has raised concerns regarding location monitoring, GPS tracking and use of health data, has heightened the urgency for federal consumer privacy legislation. In May, a group of Democrats from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced the Public Health Emergency…Continue Reading Will the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act Make it into the Next Stimulus Package?
During these unusual times, most jury trials are out of the question, but depositions are still being taken, and witnesses therefore still need help to testify at their best.
One…Continue Reading Help Your Witness Give a Good Deposition
Earlier today, Judge Oetken issued a decision invalidating several provisions of a Department of Labor rule implementing the paid sick leave and emergency family leave provisions of the Families First…Continue Reading Judge Oetken Strikes Down Labor Department Restrictions on COVID-19 Paid Leave
Judge Cote Strikes Down New York State Prohibition Against Trial Signage Outside Courthouses, Citing First Amendment
Last week, Judge Cote ruled that a New York’s Penal Law Section 215.50 – a misdemeanor criminal contempt statute that prohibits shouting and display of signage within two hundred feet…Continue Reading Judge Cote Strikes Down New York State Prohibition Against Trial Signage Outside Courthouses, Citing First Amendment
,DUI penalties in Oklahoma depend on a variety of factors, such as:
· ,your age,
· ,the amount of alcohol in your system,
· ,whether you cause any damage, and…Continue Reading What Happens When You Get a DUI in Oklahoma?
On Thursday, July 30, 2020, Democratic Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) filed a new bill to federally legalize marijuana. The bill, titled the “Substance Regulation and Safety Act,” would “decriminalize and…Continue Reading Minnesota Push to Decriminalize and Deschedule Cannabis
To say that COVID-19 has wrought havoc on automotive supply chains over the last 8-12 months may be an understatement. With significant portions of their supply chain located in China…Continue Reading How to Navigate COVID-19 Driven Requests for Price Increases in the Automotive Supply Chain
Chancery Permits Validation of Defective Act Under Section 205 of the DGCL; Failure of Authorization Distinguished from Absence of Corporate Power
In a rare decision pertaining to Section 205 of the DGCL handed down today by the Delaware Court of Chancery, Applied Energetics, Inc. v. Farley, et al., C.A. No.Continue Reading Chancery Permits Validation of Defective Act Under Section 205 of the DGCL; Failure of Authorization Distinguished from Absence of Corporate Power
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued its latest collection of Frequently Asked Questions on the requirements for Customer Due Diligence requirements for Covered Financial Institutions. For anyone looking for…Continue Reading New FinCEN FAQs on Client Due Diligence
Since overhauling the insider trading regime with the introduction of the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (“PIT Regulations”), the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“…Continue Reading Recent Amendments to the Insider Trading Regime
The automotive industry is a critical component of the U.S. economy connecting a wide range of industries, from part and raw material suppliers to providers needed for the day-to-day sale…Continue Reading Results Are In! Dykema, MICHauto and The Right Place COVID-19 Automotive Outlook Flash Survey
While employers and workers alike have understandably been extremely focused on coronavirus–related matters, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently (June 23, 2020) decided that employee benefit plan fiduciaries need…Continue Reading Department of Labor Provides Guidance on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing
A few weeks ago, we told you the story of Hannah and Bob, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark holding that under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act…Continue Reading LGBTQ Employees Can Sue for Termination – What Other Employment Policies Do You Now Need to Review?
Though the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person classes, business operations, and vacation plans on hold, there has been no pause of the duties of boards of directors to their respective companies.Continue Reading Board of Directors’ Duties: One of the Few Things Not Put on Hold During the Pandemic
The enactment of paid sick leave laws began as a state and local employment law trend roughly a decade ago, gaining substantial momentum in the mid-2010’s. Amidst this wave, New…Continue Reading Everything you need to know about New York’s forthcoming statewide paid sick leave law
Today’s blog entry is the first one that I am making on the Lexblog platform. This platform replaces my previous website and my previous blog site. All of my blog…Continue Reading A New Way to Look at Hostile Work Environment Claims
There is no “vesting on partial termination” for 403(b) plans, and no need to track the “20%” rule for vesting on partial terminations for a 403(b) plan. That rule simply…Continue Reading Are There “Partial Terminations” of 403(b) Plans ?