On the most recent episode of This Week In Legal Blogging, LexBlog’s Bob Ambrogi sat down with Angelo Paparelli, an immigration lawyer, Seyfarth partner, think tank founder, and renown legal blogger at Nation of Immigrators. Watch the full show or read below for some of the valuable insight that Paparelli offered into what keeps him so motivated and passionate about his pursuits.
What motivated…Continue Reading Seyfarth’s Angelo Paparelli on immigration law, blogging, and where they intersect
In an opinion Monday, Judge Rakoff refused to vacate an antitrust arbitration ruling in Uber’s favor, even though the arbitrator joked at one point: “I must say I act out…Continue Reading Judge Rakoff: Arbitrator’s Joke About “Fearing” Uber Does Not Justify Vacating Award
In the case of Whitney v. Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, November Term 2019, No. 03233, Control, No. 20060389 (C.P. Phila. Co. July 24, 2020 Tsai, J.), the court…Continue Reading Split of Authority Continues on Propriety of Allegations of Recklessness and Sparks Spirited Debate
Allegations of Recklessness Stricken in Federal Court Trucking Accident Case Where No Outrageous Facts Pled
In the trucking accident case of Carson v. Tucker, No. 5:20-CV-00399 (E.D. Pa. July 16, 2020 Leeson, J.), the Court granted the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Plaintiff’s claims…Continue Reading Allegations of Recklessness Stricken in Federal Court Trucking Accident Case Where No Outrageous Facts Pled
Illinois Department of Insurance Cannot Decide Owner-Operator Employment Dispute, Appeals Court Rules
The Illinois Department of Insurance cannot adjudicate employment status disputes relating to insurance premium calculations. That is the ruling from the Illinois First District Court of Appeals in a significant…Continue Reading Illinois Department of Insurance Cannot Decide Owner-Operator Employment Dispute, Appeals Court Rules
Several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the daily lives of most people have changed in many ways. With many people still desiring to find companionship, dating websites and mobile applications…Continue Reading Domestic Violence: What is a Dating Relationship?
Your Offshore Voluntary Disclosure May Be Long Over but the IRS May Be Looking at Your Ongoing Tax Compliance
In July 2019 the IRS identified post offshore voluntary disclosure program (OVDP) compliance as a campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to pursue those OVDP participants who fail to…Continue Reading Your Offshore Voluntary Disclosure May Be Long Over but the IRS May Be Looking at Your Ongoing Tax Compliance
A railroad switch carrier sued a railroad operator alleging that the operator took advantage of its position as a majority shareholder in a joint venture to force the joint venture…Continue Reading Railroad Operator Loses on Appeal Because It Failed to Properly Present Arguments
No one owes it to me to take me on. But after a certain point, the silence becomes deafening. This past week I did a blog post entitled Many Judges…Continue Reading The Deafening Silence: Why People Generally Don’t Take Me On in the Marketplace of Ideas
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During the last decade, the Chinese government has rolled out an extensive cybersecurity system. This new system is not what a foreign investor would expect. This new…Continue Reading FREE Webinar on China Cybersecurity Law
National Security Meets Teenage Dance Battles: Trump Issues Executive Orders Impacting TikTok and WeChat Business in the U.S.
On August 6, 2020, Trump issued two separate executive orders that will severely restrict TikTok and WeChat’s business in the United States. For weeks, the media has reported on Trump’s…Continue Reading National Security Meets Teenage Dance Battles: Trump Issues Executive Orders Impacting TikTok and WeChat Business in the U.S.
Whistleblower Law Collaborative Co-Founder and Managing Partner Suzanne Durrell was featured in the latest issue of Corporate Crime Reporter. Her interview covers her newly announced Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund…Continue Reading Suzanne Durrell Interviewed by Corporate Crime Reporter
Just one week after its release on July 24, California has already issued an updated version of its COVID-19 Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening, which is intended to offer…Continue Reading Don’t Forget to Check, and Re-Check, the California Reopening Guidelines
The ‘Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act’: Bill 32 Proposes Key Changes to Labour and Employment Legislation
On July 7, 2020, the Government of Alberta proposed important changes for workplaces through Bill 32, the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, 2020 (Bill 32). The stated purpose of…Continue Reading The ‘Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act’: Bill 32 Proposes Key Changes to Labour and Employment Legislation
On August 3, 2020, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York upended several employer-friendly limitations in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations implementing the…Continue Reading New York Federal Court Says DOL ‘Jumped the Rail’ When It Issued FFCRA Regulations
In this episode of the Global Solutions series, Andre Appel and Carson Burnham discuss the use of redundancies by employers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including short-time programs and government programs…Continue Reading Redundancies During the Global COVID-19 Pandemic (Podcast)
Hope you have been able to enjoy the summer, even during the pandemic. As many employees take (or consider taking) vacation during August, employers in California must be aware of…Continue Reading Vacation Time Under California Law: Traps For Employers