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Avoiding Anti-competitive Employee Recruitment Arrangements: The United States Department of Justice Challenges eBay and the...

In 2010, the government of Canada amended the Competition Act, making anti-competitive conspiracies between competitors or potential competitors a per se criminal offence, requiring no evidence of an adverse impact on...more

Mortgage Banking Update - October 19, 2012

In This Issue: - FTC Settles FCRA Enforcement Actions Alleging Wrongful Sale and Use of Prescreened Lists - Colorado Court of Appeals Finds “Fractional Interests” Not Lots under the Interstate Land Sales Full...more

Employers Must Update FCRA-Required Forms

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released new regulations requiring employers to update forms mandated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by January 1, 2013. The changes consist primarily of...more

New FCRA Forms Take Effect January 1, 2013

Employers must adopt new Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) forms by January 1, 2013, in light of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 shifting FCRA rulemaking authority from the Federal Trade...more

Social Media Risks and Compliance

Companies continue to access social media sites to monitor employees and assess job applicants. They do so in the face of increasing risks. Federal and state laws and regulations are rapidly changing as social media use by...more

FTC Settles FCRA Charges Against Data Broker

On June 12, the FTC announced that a data broker agreed to settle charges that it marketed and sold consumer profiles to companies engaged in human resources, background screening, and recruiting without taking steps to...more

China 20/20: Legal & Regulatory Developments - May 2012

In This Issue: - MOFCOM Improves the Filing Administration of Foreign Invested Venture Capital Enterprises - Supplementary Provisions to the Measures Governing Foreign Invested Commercial Enterprises -...more

Global Automotive Newsletter - February 2012

In This Issue: - Economic Development Incentives: Automotive Industry Expansions/Consolidations - Whether considering an expansion or consolidation of an automotive business, the company should always consider economic...more

Health Care Legal News: February 14, 2012 • Volume 2, Number 2

In this issue: Fiduciary Duties to Employer Can Prevent Competition by Physicians; Impact of Illegality of Payment Arrangement Under Stark Law on Payment for Services Provided by Referring Physician; and As Consolidation...more

Investors Urge Congress to Prioritize Proposed Transparency in Supply Chains Legislation

A coalition of 80 institutional investors sent a letter to Congress last week in support of the Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act (HR 2759).  As discussed previously, the proposed legislation would...more

Legal Alert: Second Circuit Addresses Class-Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements after Supreme Court's Stolt-Nielsen Decision

This article is a continuation of Ford & Harrison LLP's focus on the use of arbitration agreements to protect employers from collective/class-action exposure under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In March 8, 2011, the Second...more

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