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Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
What is at will employment law?
Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Executive Compensation Packages – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
What Employers Need to Know about Obesity in the Workplace
Is an Honor Vacation Policy Right for My Company?
Corporate Criminal Liability – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Issues: Trade Secrets & Class Action Lawsuits – Interview with David Barmak, Member, Mintz Levin
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
PODCAST - Inside Law - Defense of Marriage Act
Unpaid Internships: Are They Legal?
Zimmermann: Law Firm Partner Layoffs Should Be Routine
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Marijuana in the Workplace
In this issue:
- SEC Proposes New Rules for Crowdfunding Exemption
- CFTC Provides Clarification for SD and MSP Employees Acting in Clerical or Ministerial Capacities
- CFTC Requests Public Comment on MAT...more
Judge May Be Close to Approving AMR Bankruptcy Plan
by Joel R. Glucksman on September 12, 2013
AMR Corp. may be permitted to proceed with its plan to exit bankruptcy protection, despite the ongoing government lawsuit...more
Judge Speeds Up Detroit’s Eligibility Hearing
by Joel R. Glucksman on September 10, 2013
Legal commentators have noted that they expect the Detroit Chapter 9 bankruptcy case to be a tedious and time-consuming process....more
A recent decision of the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit makes it more likely that private equity funds could be liable for the pension obligations of the portfolio companies in which they invest. Key to the decision...more
A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit increases the risk that a private equity fund could be liable for its portfolio company’s unfunded pension liabilities. Additionally,...more
On July 24, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held that a private equity fund sponsored by Sun Capital Advisors constituted a “trade or business” for purposes of ERISA multiemployer pension withdrawal...more
In a decision with far-reaching consequences for the private equity industry, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has adopted an expansive view of what constitutes a "trade or business" for purposes of determining...more
The Fifth Circuit recently joined four other circuits (the Second, Third, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits) in holding that the presumption of prudence applicable in employer stock fund cases is appropriately applied at the...more
In this issue:
..PCAOB Proposes Auditing Standards on Communications with Audit Committees, Amendments to PCAOB Interim Standards
..FINRA Issues Guidance on Subordinations