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Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
In this issue:
- SEC Roundtable Discusses Current Securities Law Topics at 33rd Annual Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute
- SEC Reopening Comment Periods for Certain Rulemaking Releases and...more
It has been a busy period for those involved in drafting employment legislation.
In our January 2013 edition, we summarised various expected changes to employment law. Since then, these changes have been debated and...more
Many foreign nationals who want to start a business in the United States have asked the lawyers at Scott Legal Services, P.C. to explain the different Visa options available to them. This article reviews four very popular...more
Foreign nationals with an interest in expanding their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate a complicated regulatory scheme from applying for visas to understanding U.S. laws. With clients in Europe...more
On March 21, 2013, Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the Conservative government’s new budget entitled Economic Action Plan 2013. As expected, the key themes are job creation, skills development, infrastructure...more
No matter how strong a company’s compliance program, there is always a risk. No matter how many times employees are trained, complete certifications and are reminded of their FCPA compliance obligations, there is always a...more
The Justice Department’s message is getting through. The two-fisted strategy of aggressive enforcement and public cajoling on the importance of compliance is being heard by the business community. The Justice Department and...more
Each year at The SEC Speaks, the Commissioners and senior leadership of the Securities and Exchange Commission identify the agency’s priorities and initiatives for the coming year. Of course, one of the most anticipated...more
This Client Alert is a summary of important observations contained in the response of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (“FSA”) to public comments on proposed amendments to the various financial regulations of Japan in...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual SEC Speaks program in Washington, D.C. on February 22-23, 2013. In the postfinancial crisis, post-Dodd-Frank world, it is clear that the Commission and its staff are...more
On Friday, March 1, 2013, the parent company of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Sands), reported in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company may have violated the “books and records and internal...more
Proposals aim to help companies make greater use of employee share schemes and equity arrangements.
On 15 February, the UK Government published its response to its consultation on the share buy back recommendations made...more
A periodic bulletin keeping small businesses informed about current developments in securities law and related matters.
For the first time, smaller reporting companies are subject, in 2013, to the stockholder advisory...more
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
In this issue:
- FINRA Proposes Rule Change that Would Require Reporting OTC Equity Transactions Within 10 Seconds
- FINRA Offers Changes to Proposed Rules Governing Markups, Commissions and Fees
- CFTC Permits...more
On February 1, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) affirmed the priority granted to Debtor-In-Possession (“DIP”) lenders who provide capital to debtor companies undergoing the restructuring process...more
This is the last installment of my three party series regarding Occupational Fraud. One can never lose focus on what I consider the key question as they enter or play within the international arena: What are the...more
In This Issue:
- DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS -
U.S. Economy. Preliminary figures released this week revealed that the U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, marking the...more
Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for:
- a speed round of need-to-know employment law advisories covering workplace secret recordings, the EEOC's strategic enforcement plan, the NLRB in Obama's second term, and more;
Although the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“Fiscal Cliff Legislation”) passed last week does not contain any sweeping changes targeted at U.S. taxpayers living abroad, a number of provisions are relevant to such U.S....more
In This Issue:
- Questions 1-10: Economy And Investments
- Questions 11-15: Tourism, Infrastructure And Trade
- Questions 16-20: Labor, Government And Florida Living
For more information, please see full survey...more
In this issue:
- Important Changes to Employee Share Plans in UK
- Significant Changes to Stock Options and RSUs (free shares) in France
- Year-End Global Stock Plan Reporting Requirements
On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly issued a guide to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) titled: A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt...more
Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- What did the Hostess Brands Inc. labor unions and management know about the company's imminent failure and when did they know it? That's the first topic for discussion on this week's Bloomberg...more
Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The return visit by AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc. to bankruptcy court is the first topic on this week's Bloomberg bankruptcy video. Next, Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist...more
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