FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Last month, the United States announced new sanctions against Uganda in response to human rights violations, targeted discrimination, and draconian criminal penalties. Specifically, on June 19, the Obama administration...more
On 27 April, the Law of Ukraine "On Ensuring the Citizens' Rights and Freedoms on the Temporarily Occupied Territory of Ukraine" came into effect. The Law establishes the specifics of regulation of legal relations within the...more
In This Issue:
-Leading the News
-United States – Africa Relations
-General Africa News
- Excerpt from Leading the News:
The CFPB has responded to the October 30 letter it received from a bipartisan group of 22 U.S. Senators raising concerns about the fair lending auto finance bulletin issued by the CFPB this past March. The Senators’ letter...more
A friend brought to my attention a two-page comment letter from Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bill Nelson, commenting on the OCC’s proposed deposit advance guidance, the subject of a prior blog....more
Since 2005, federal contractors have been on notice that the Government has “zero tolerance” for any federal contractor found to be complicit in aiding human trafficking. For the past seven years, however, that “zero...more
The General Assembly finished its business for 2012 last night and although there was a last minute flurry of legislation, several bills that had been tracked by many employers came up short.
•Senate Bill 79, which...more
California is at it again! Over the past few weeks Governor Jerry Brown signed several employment-related bills – some of which require employers of all sizes to update their policies and practices. Some of the new laws, most...more
In February 2009, President Obama appointed long-time Board member Wilma Liebman as Chairperson of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). As a member of the Bush-era Board under former Chairperson Robert Battista, Ms....more
The Equality Bill 2009
UK public sector bodies should be mindful of the greater obligations to promote equality to which they will be subject under the proposed provisions of the Equality Bill 2009, which is expected to be...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*President Nominates Highly Regarded Mediator for NMB Seat
*Supreme Court will not Review ADA Claim of Sleeping Pilot
*Federal Airline Deregulation Act Does not Pre-empt Aircraft Mechanic's Retaliation...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Recent Election Results Will Likely Impact Airline Employers
*ADA Amendments Act Takes Effect January 1, 2009
*Court Finds that Airline did not Discriminate Against Sleeping Instructor
This is a public corruption case arising from a violation of state conflict of interest laws governing the award of public contracts. After a multi-week trial, a unanimous jury concluded that appellants procured a fifteen...more
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