On March 20, 2019, the Supreme Court refused to address the adequacy of a $8.5 million Google privacy class action settlement and instead remanded to a lower court to determine whether the class action plaintiffs had standing to assert a claim under the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”). The Court’s holding serves as a reminder that despite the recent trend in finding standing for privacy violations,Continue Reading
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Proposed EDNY Consent Decree Mandates Upgrades to Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers Over the Next Thirty Years
Confidential settlement agreements reached between employers and employees resolving claims of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment may not be so secret anymore.
On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil MurphyContinue Reading
Citimortgage, Inc. v Succes, 2019 NY Slip Op 02058, Decided on March 20, 2019, Appellate Division, Second Department:
“RPAPL 1304(1) provides that “at least ninety days before a lender, anContinue Reading
In Estate of Keener, two heirs of a trust settlor filed an application to declare heirship. No. 13-18-00007-CV, 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 1222 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi February 21, 2019,Continue Reading
Law360 [$$] ran this piece today, Are Delaware Courts Last To Believe In Efficient Markets?, discussing Delaware Chancery’s Aruba decision, its treatment of the efficient market hypothesis, and the SupremeContinue Reading
On March 11, 2019, the SEC announced that it settled charges against 79 investment advisers who self-reported violations in connection with the SEC’s Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative (the “Initiative”).Continue Reading
Codes of Conduct are designed to set forth an organization’s values and principles, while detailing expectations for employees. In many ways, it is one of the most important documents anContinue Reading
In today’s climate, boards are under increased scrutiny and governance continues to be a key compliance function. As a result, sound governance practices are an important focus for organizations.
New Blockchain Payments Solutions, Business Applications, Investor Opportunities, Regulations and Malware Attacks
On March 19, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) released Regulatory Notice 19-08 to provide guidance to members for reporting lease assets and liabilities on their FOCUS reports. FINRA’sContinue Reading
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) generally requires employers to pay non-exempt employees overtime pay at one and one-half times their “regular rate” of pay for all hours worked overContinue Reading
NLRB’s Division of Advice Gives “Advice” As to the Application of Boeing — When a Work Rule/Employment Agreement is Facially Valid Under the NLRA in Union and Union Free Workplaces
In Rodriguez v. Taco Bell Corp., 896 F.3d 952 (9th Cir. 2018), an employee brought a putative class action alleging that Taco Bell’s discounted meal policy effectively denied employeesContinue Reading
Employers commonly receive calls from Employment Insurance (EI) Officers seeking clarification of the information provided by the employer in a Record of Employment (ROE). The clarification or confirmation typically relatesContinue Reading
New Jersey Law Prohibits Prospective Waivers and Secret Discrimination, Retaliation, or Harassment Settlements
Don’t Throw Out Your Old Construction MSA Just Yet – LA Middle District Holds That the Date of the MSA Controls (Not the Date of the Work Order) For Purposes of Applying the Louisiana Construction Anti-Indemnity Act
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