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A Look at the EEOC’s Latest Guidance on National Origin

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued new guidance addressing national origin discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The enforcement guidance is significantly more detailed than the…more
| Civil Rights, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

IADC Campaigns for Industry Custom Evidence in California's Design Defect Risk-Benefit Analysis

Recently, the International Association of Defense Counsel (“IADC”) filed an amicus brief in support of Toyota in William Jae Kim v. Toyota Motor Corporation (No. S232754). Kim v. Toyota is currently on appeal before the…more
| Civil Procedure, Products Liability

Proposed New Jersey Law Takes Aim at Mandatory Arbitration

Assembly Bill A-3064, which the New Jersey Assembly passed on October 20, 2016, will come up for consideration in the Senate this year. If the Senate passes and the Governor signs A-3064, no company that wants to do business…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Government Contracting

Amendments to Philadelphia's Realty Transfer Tax Will Have a Significant Impact

Recent amendments to Philadelphia’s realty transfer tax will likely change the way commercial real estate is bought and sold. Rather than sell the real estate directly and record a traditional deed to evidence the transaction,…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial, Taxation

Rost May Change the Toxic Tort Landscape

A November 22, 2016 Supreme Court ruling, Rost, significantly changed the playing field for defendants in Pennsylvania. During trial, Plaintiffs’ expert, Dr. Arthur Frank, espoused the previously-rejected opinion that each and…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Toxic Torts

Third Circuit Holds That Arguments Incorporated by Reference to Lower Court Briefs Are Waived

Last week the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reiterated its disapproval of cursory arguments made in a footnote, while joining other Circuits that have held that making arguments solely by reference to trial court briefs is…more
| Civil Procedure

The Future of Airbnb in New York

One of the most controversial and popular topics in real estate today involves Airbnb, the online home rental service, and the concept of transient rentals. In New York City, Airbnb’s largest market in the United States, this…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Update: Regulations Implementing E-Warranty Law Now in Effect

New regulations governing warranties on consumer products will make it easier and more cost-effective for consumer product manufacturers and suppliers to satisfy the federally-mandated warranty notification requirements. On…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Science, Computers, & Technology

Doing More with Less: Forthcoming Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure are set to take effect on December 1, 2016. Based on the proposed amendments, appellate practitioners must prepare to do more with less. Several proposed amendments reduce…more
| Civil Procedure

PA Superior Court Clarifies that Employers May Not Mandate Payroll Cards

It is helpful to have this clarification, even if perhaps this is not the news employers have been eagerly awaiting. On October 21, 2016, the Pennsylvania Superior Court weighed in on the issue of mandatory payroll cards. As we…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Employers Beware – The Third Circuit Strictly Construes the FLSA Regulations to Prevent Taking Credit to Offset Overtime Obligations with Amounts Paid Voluntarily for Bona Fide Meal Periods

As employers prepare to implement the new federal Department of Labor regulations which, on December 1, 2016, will double the minimum salary required for many exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), employers…more
| Labor & Employment Law

’Privacy Shield’ Replacing Invalidated EU-US Safe Harbor Agreement is Open for Business, but Challenges to its Validity are Expected

The Safe Harbor agreement between the European Union and the United States permitted American businesses to import personal data of EU citizens based on self-certification of compliance with EU data protection principles. Safe…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Update: Fundamental Change to U.S. Warranty Law: Consumer Warranties Can Soon be Posted Online

Recent changes to the federal statute governing warranties on consumer products will make it easier and more cost-effective for consumer product manufacturers and suppliers to satisfy the federally-mandated warranty notification…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics

The Road Not Taken Leads to Forfeiture of an Appeal

In a recent decision, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania reiterated that there are “no exceptions” to the deadline for filing a notice of appeal from a trial court’s final judgment. In this recent case, the appellant’s attorney…more
| Civil Procedure

Settling Defendants Beware: Eleventh Circuit Holds Settling Insurer Liable for Failure to Protect Medicare Payments Made by Private Insurer

Congress created an uproar among personal injury tort defendants and their insurers when it passed the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) less than 10 years ago. The $1,000 per day fine for failure to…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Health, Insurance, Personal Injury
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