It’s the end of the week again, which means it’s time to take a look back at the publications that have joined LexBlog. We have quite a few independent firms launching their first blogs, as well as a 35th from digital publishing powerhouse Fox Rothschild. With topics spanning from workplace issues to New York real estate, you’ll want to check these publications out.
We’re proud…Continue Reading Global disputes, real estate, insurance and more: five new publications join the LexBlog Network
In this case, a union filed an employee benefits action against defendant contending that defendant violated the parties’ participation agreement, collective bargaining agreement (CBA), and 29 USC §1145 by failing…Continue Reading DETERMINING REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES
Administrative Challenge Continues to Delay Medical Marijuana License Awards in New Jersey, as Court Denies Request to Dissolve Stay
New Jersey medical marijuana, already a multi-million-dollar industry, is primed for explosive growth. But first, the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) must expand available licenses to grow and distribute…Continue Reading Administrative Challenge Continues to Delay Medical Marijuana License Awards in New Jersey, as Court Denies Request to Dissolve Stay
Compliance Reminder for Illinois Employers: Illinois Human Rights Amendments and Required Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
A wide variety of employment-related statutory changes went into effect in Illinois this year. These include important amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), such as P.A. 101-0430, which…Continue Reading Compliance Reminder for Illinois Employers: Illinois Human Rights Amendments and Required Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
LACKAWANNA BAR ASSOCIATION
Present another One Hour ZOOM CLE
Friday, August 21, 2020 at 1 pm
Tips for Professionalism and the Ethical Practice of Law…Continue Reading Still Time to Register for Ethics CLE Before the August Compliance Deadline
The real mystery of this case is which spouse was responsible for the original uncontested filing.
LUZ S. v. CESAR P., 2020 NY Slip Op 50873 – NY: Court of…Continue Reading VACATING A FRAUDULENTLY FILED UNCONTESTED DIVORCE
Up until the later part of the nineteenth century, personal jurisdiction was tied to a state’s territorial jurisdiction. In those days, personal jurisdiction over a defendant was established either by…Continue Reading A Brief History of Personal Jurisdiction in Florida – Part 1 of 3
India is an agrarian economy. It has the second highest population in the world, as well as the second highest arable land area in the world. With rising…Continue Reading Agri-Space as a Key Investment Destination : Some Thoughts
(This is a cross-post from Steptoe’s new Investigations and Enforcement Blog.)
Federal prosecutors recently brought new indictments against U.S. academics in two separate cases involving alleged unreported ties to…Continue Reading DOJ Continues Its Aggressive Approach in Cases Involving Academics with China Ties
On July 23, 2020, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) voted 3-2 to approve a final rule (Final Rule) on the cross-border application of certain swap provisions under…Continue Reading Skadden Discusses CFTC’s Final Cross-Border Swaps Rule
The last six months have been marked by profound changes in how we live and interact with one another. The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a spotlight on societal inequities and…Continue Reading Lemonade, Inc.: Harbinger of Future Public Benefit Corporation IPOs?
We have virtually no bandwidth to deal with anything other than the pandemic, do we? The marches of every conversation begin with “you’re okay, I trust” and end with “take…Continue Reading There’s a New Black Swan in Town and It’s After Us!
On August 8, 2020, Wanda Vázquez Garced signed into law an amendment to the Puerto Rico Working Mothers Act. Under the amendment, adoption leave benefits were extended to female employees…Continue Reading Puerto Rico Working Mothers Act Amended to Provide Additional Adoption Leave for Working Mothers
With the recent events following the death of George Floyd and the rise in support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement, companies in the tech industry are beginning to take a stronger…Continue Reading Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry & 3 Tips for Recruiting & Hiring Diverse Talent
On August 12, 2020, the U.S. State Department issued new guidance (“State Department Guidance”) on parameters for National Interest Exceptions to Presidential Proclamation 10052. As our previous post outlined…Continue Reading Unpacking National Interest Exception Requirements to Recent Presidential 10052
A Utah court recently refused to dismiss a breach of fiduciary duty cause of action against a third party administrator after mental health treatment benefits for a child covered by…Continue Reading Court Permits Fiduciary Breach and Mental Health Parity Claims Against Third Party Administrator
In this episode of the Global Solutions series, Greg Hawran and Mauricio Romero discuss the legal landscape of COVID-19 testing and screenings for global employers as they continue to return…Continue Reading Global Solutions: COVID-19 Testing and Screenings (Podcast)
In Ixchel Pharma, LLC v. Biogen, Inc., 20 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 7729, __ P.3d __(August 3, 2020), the California Supreme Court made it easier for businesses to…Continue Reading California Supreme Court Applies Rule of Reason Test for “Business Only” Restrictive Covenants