A New Day: New Department of Justice Memo to Increase Prosecutions of White Collar Executives and Other Employees
CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
CorpCast Episode 4: Better Know a Judge: Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery
CorpCast Episode 3: Preview of Business Divorce CLE at 2015 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause?
CorpCast Episode 2: Advancement 101
CorpCast Episode 1: Sections, 204, 205 and In re Numoda
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Class Actions News - Deborah Renner on Dart Cherokee Basin v. Owens
SullCrom Sees Litigation Boom Despite Waning Credit Crisis
Your Deposition: What to Expect
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Tale of the tape. The Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), which requires video service providers to destroy personally identifiable information after a specified time, doesn’t provide a private right of action for plaintiffs...more
Today, the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP), launched its “Class Member Locator,” a website designed to help the agency “identify protected class members” that may have been affected by illegal...more
Just this week, in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Huang, No. 15-269 (E.D. Pa. September 23, 2015), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the Securities and Exchange...more
The big news this quarter is the U.S. Supreme Court’s acceptance of Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, an employment case likely to have major ramifications across the whole spectrum of class action litigation. The Court is set...more
A federal court recently held that the plaintiff’s claims under state law survived ERISA preemption, and remanded the case to state court to determine the plaintiff’s claims for invasion of privacy and unfair business...more
Plaintiff’s Pre-Class Certification Discovery Request for Contact Information of Putative Class Members Properly Limited to Employees who Worked in the Same Store Location as Plaintiff California Court of Appeal...more
Ho hum. Another class action filed against OPM for its massive data breach. The interesting fact here? The suit’s named plaintiff is a Judge with the Social Security Administration. On Friday, August 7, Social Security...more
In This Issue:
Judgments; Legislation; and Reports.
Excerpt from Judgments:
3 August 2015 - AB v McKimm & Anor  VCC 987
The County Court of Victoria granted an...more
As previously reported upon by PK Law, Michael Corona and eight other individuals (“Plaintiffs”) filed a class action on March 2, 2015 against Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. (“Sony”). (U.S. District Court, Central District...more
Someone repeatedly defecated in the warehouse and the employer conducted an investigation. Two employees were at work at the time of the foul conduct; the employer ordered them to give a DNA sample – by submitting to a cheek...more
Vous avez peut être manqué certains développements récents…
Cette lettre d’information rassemble quelques évolutions majeures du premier semestre 2015 en France en droit du travail.
Les demandes de dommages et...more
The reality of life for most employees is that most of them cannot make it through an hour, much less a full school or business day, without checking their smartphones, tablet computers, laptops, and other electronic devices....more
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was sued this week in the D.C. federal court by its workers’ union the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). Significantly, the suit named OPM Director Katherine...more
On June 23, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 204 N.J. 239 (2010), does not bar criminal prosecutions arising from an employee’s removal of confidential company documents to...more
It’s not often that it comes up, but at a recent presentation, I discussed the implications of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, 2008––“GINA”––with the audience.
A slight digression is necessary: GINA, a...more
In a pivotal decision with broad implications for aspiring New Jersey whistleblowers, yesterday the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Division’s finding that no qualified privilege exists to protect an employee...more
A federal judge in Texas recently ruled in favor of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in a case challenging the Board’s “ambush” election rules. The lawsuit, Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas, Inc. v....more
Last week, LinkedIn agreed to pay $13 million and change some of the site’s features to settle a class action lawsuit filed against it in 2013 alleging that it used the Add Connections feature to access users’ email contacts...more
In Maglio v. Advocate Health and Hosps. Corp., 2015 IL App (2d) 140782-U (Ill. App. Ct. June 2, 2015), the Illinois Appellate Court was asked to decide whether individuals have standing to bring suit for violations of...more
In an increasingly global economy, it is only natural to see a rise in complex and high-stakes international lawsuits. As a result, cross-border discovery issues are now commonplace, a staple of international litigation. ...more
Creating a private cause of action in negligence for data breaches could result in the filing each year of possibly hundreds of thousands of lawsuits by persons whose confidential information may be in the hands of third...more
In 2014, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s computer system was hacked, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive personal information of current and former employees, including names, addresses, birthdates, social...more
Warning: The following is true. Some readers may find the content disturbing. Reader discretion is advised.
We have previously stated, although in somewhat tongue-in-cheek fashion, that labor and employment is the “TMZ”...more
The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently revisited a nearly 20 year old opinion that imposed an onerous burden of proof on former defendants trying to seal their criminal records in the Commonwealth. Previously,...more
In the modern world, employees routinely receive work-related data on personal mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and access personal data on work-owned devices. ...more
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