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Benefits Litigation Update – Summer 2017

by Epstein Becker & Green on

Welcome to the Summer edition of Benefits Litigation Update, brought to you by The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) and the law firm Epstein Becker & Green. With a new Administration and executive branch, we are already...more

SEC Registered Investment Advisers—A Review of 2016 and a Look at What’s Ahead for 2017

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

As we near the seventh anniversary of the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), private equity and hedge fund advisers are subject to an ever-increasing degree of supervision...more

AGG Litigation Insights Newsletter - Fall 2016

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

Social media is everywhere, and while it gives businesses an unprecedented opportunity to reach a record number of consumers at a minimal cost, it can prove to be a double edged sword when disgruntled employees or customers,...more

UK Regulators Consult on Compensation Guidance

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority published proposed revised guidance on remuneration, principally to bring their guidance into line with the European Banking Authority's Guidelines on...more

Employment Law This Week®: Salary History, Wage and Hour Compliance Training, Non-Competes, Misclassified Workers

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week® - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Defend Trade Secrets Act — Implications for Private Funds

On May 11, 2016, the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) became law. The DTSA provides trade-secret protections on the federal level that are similar to those available through the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA)...more

BRACING for BREXIT - after the shock, what now?

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

To the shock of corporate Britain the UK voted last week, by 52% to 48%, to leave the European Union. Within hours of the referendum result the British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he would be standing down...more

Employment Law This Week: $15 Minimum Wage, Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provision, Transparency in Non-Competes, Protected Activity...

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

[Webinar] Protecting Confidential Information and Client Relationships in the Financial Services Industry - April 14th, 1pm EST,...

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

In Seyfarth's fourth installment in its series of 2016 Trade Secret Webinars, Seyfarth attorneys will focus on trade secret and client relationship considerations in the banking and finance industry, with a particular focus...more

Put Down That Hammer: Four Times When a DIY Approach Is Guaranteed To Backfire

by WilmerHale on

As a founder, you need to be scrappy, take care of that bottom-line. We get that, we’re all for a DIY approach when it makes sense (psst we even help you do that through our very free document generator). ...more

eBook Doing Business in Massachusetts: A Guide to U.S. and Massachusetts Law for Non-U.S. Businesses

by Foley Hoag LLP on

This guide is intended to provide foreign business-people with an introduction to the basic kinds of laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in the United States, and particularly in The Commonwealth of...more

2015 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Throughout 2015, Seyfarth Shaw’s dedicated Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes Practice Group hosted a series of CLE webinars that addressed significant issues facing clients today in this important and ever-changing...more

Spotlight on Belgium - Issue 8, Fall 2015

by DLA Piper on

As this issue of spotlight on Belgium shows, this is sometimes a correct perception. ongoing economic sanctions against Russia, as described by Jeroen Jansen and valerijus ostrovskis, demonstrate that legislation can add to...more

Trans-Pacific Partnership Publicly Released, Approval is Next Hurdle

by Perkins Coie on

One month after announcing the conclusion of negotiations, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP). The TPP’s 12 partner...more

Patent Infringement Lawsuit Reminds ERISA Fiduciaries to Monitor Service Providers

by McGuireWoods LLP on

In August 2014, GRQ Investment Management, LLC (GRQ) sued Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines Advisors, LLC (collectively, Financial Engines), alleging that Financial Engines’ sale of account management and advisory...more

Banking On Your Executive’s Compliance With the Trade Secrets Law

by Lane Powell PC on

On behalf of the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, the National Bureau of Asian Research published its findings in 2013. Members of the Commission included Craig R. Barrett, former Chairman and CEO of...more

Lawsuit Regarding Computer-Generated Advice to 401(k) Participants Revs Up Against Financial Engines

by Dechert LLP on

Last week, in a complaint dated August 8, 2014, plaintiffs commenced a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. asserting a...more

Protecting Your Value: The Importance of the Employee NDA

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Where is your company’s value? If you are a young start-up company, it’s probably in ideas. Any new invention, new way of attracting business, new way of streamlining a process, or anything else “new” starts with an...more

Moody’s: Energy Future Holdings in Danger of Bankruptcy

by Joel Glucksman on

Moody’s: Energy Future Holdings in Danger of Bankruptcy by Joel R. Glucksman on September 24, 2013 Energy Future Holdings Corp. is facing a "high probability" of being forced to seek protection due to the danger of...more

John Hancock Loses $560 Million Tax Lawsuit

by Joseph Donegan on

John Hancock Loses $560 Million Tax Lawsuit by Joseph M. Donegan on August 23, 2013 The U.S. Tax Court recently ruled against the John Hancock Life Insurance Co. in a tax lawsuit involving hundreds of millions in...more

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims Under LAD

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NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims Under LAD by Gary S. Young on August 5, 2013 The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently issued a key decision regarding the proofs required under the...more

China 20/20 Legal Regulatory Developments - February 2013

In This Issue: - The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Revising the Labor Contract Law of the People's Republic of China Released - MOFCOM Solicits for Public Comments on the...more

Around the Virtual World - January 21, 2013

A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media. In This Issue: - USPTO Dives Into Software Patent Debate With New Group - The Hidden Risks Behind Facebook's...more

The Life Sciences Report - Fall 2012

In this issue: - First-Mover Advantage: The Case for Investing in Life Science - Medical Device User Fee Amendments of 2012: A Fact Sheet - Life Science Venture Financings for WSGR Clients - Eight...more

Legal Considerations for Proprietary Traders Participating in a Lift-Out

by Mauro Viskovic on

As a result of the Volcker Rule's restrictions on the proprietary trading activities of Wall Street’s biggest banks, many traders at such proprietary trading desks are departing for better opportunities at investment...more

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