Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Federal Court Blocks New "White Collar" Regulations

A federal court in Texas has issued an order that blocks—nationwide—the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new regulations that would have doubled the minimum salary for many “white collar” workers on December 1, 2016. While not…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Is the Owner-Manager of your Vendor your “Employee?” - Expansion of Coverage: North Carolina Crime Coverage Part: Embezzlement Is the Owner-Manager of your Vendor your “Employee?”

On November 14, 2014, the Eastern District of North Carolina entered summary judgment in favor of an insured seeking coverage for embezzlement for actions by owners of a vendor. Colony Tire Corp. v. Fed. Ins. Co., No. 2:15 CV…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

NCUA to Consider Supplemental Capital

At the NCUA’s October board meeting, senior staff of the NCUA submitted a briefing report (the “Report”) to the NCUA Board (the “Board”) on the issues concerning the use of supplemental capital by federally insured credit unions…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Rule Against Perpetuities and Leases in North Carolina

Remember the Rule Against Perpetuities? Think back to your days in law school, sitting in your 1L Property class. Remember the rule against perpetuities? Remember thinking that it would never really come into play in…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Opioid Use and NC Workers’ Compensation

As we have previously reported, the North Carolina Industrial Commission was tasked to investigate a prescription formulary for North Carolina State workers. The results of the investigation were published earlier this year. …more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Basics of the BPCIA

The FDA broadly defines biologics as medical products derived from living sources (human, animal, plant, or microorganism) intended to treat or prevent diseases. Biologics thus include such varied vehicles of medical treatment…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Remedies, Health, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

FCC Nixes Mortgage Bankers' Petition on Autodialed Calls to Wireless Numbers

The FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau recently denied a petition from the Mortgage Bankers Association for an exemption from the prior express consent requirement for autodialed calls and texts to wireless numbers…more
| Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking

The Song Remains the Same

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that there would be no modifications to the 1941 ASCAP and BMI antitrust consent decrees. The main thrust of the DOJ decision was a confirmation that each consent decree requires…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

Brexit and Supplemental Protection Certificates: Hope for the Best but Plan for the Worst

On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom voted through a national referendum to exit the European Union after more than 40 years of membership. One of the key arguments in favor of the so-called “Brexit” was to return full…more
| Elections & Politics, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Smarter Devices = More Vulnerability to Government and Criminals

The Internet of Things is upon us with smartphones, smart cars, and self-sensing trash cans. The next decade will see a geometric expansion of the types of objects we fit with sensors and connect to the Web. As these objects…more
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Disrupting the Disruptors: Expensive News for App-based "Gig Economy" as Uber Loses Drivers' Claim

We consider the impact of the U.K. employment tribunal's decision in Aslam and others v Uber BV and others 2202550/2015 and others, including: the status of the drivers; the rights they can now enforce against Uber; and the…more
| Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law

Cyber Fatigue: New NIST Study Reveals Consumers Feel Overwhelmed by Security Messages, Compliance

Data breaches. Stolen passwords. Confidential data compromised. We’ve all heard the cybersecurity horror stories. In fact, we may have heard them too often. According to a new study by National Institute of Standards…more
| Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Brexit Produces New Problems for Enforcing Judgments in Europe

In a highly integrated economy like Europe’s, cross-border litigation is common. Oftentimes, a suit may be brought in a court in one EU country against a defendant with assets in many EU countries, so that a judgment from that…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Politics and Impartiality = Oil and Water

Sometimes, the simplest, local example teaches the deepest, global lesson – politics and impartiality do not mix. Under the blanketing fog of politics and internet delivered news, it’s easy to become confused and actually…more
| Civil Procedure, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

FinTech Developments: OCC Adopts Innovation Framework Recommendations

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) has adopted recommendations developed by its Innovation Framework Development Team that address measures for the OCC to take to encourage the development of FinTech products…more
| Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology
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