Stinson Leonard Street

Marijuana in the Workplace

The recent passage of marijuana-use legislation in states around the country raises new issues for employees and employers alike. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia permit some form of "legalized" marijuana. Eight…more
| Labor & Employment Law

9th Circuit Narrows Grounds For Vacating Labor Arbitration Awards

Finding that some of its previous pronouncements were leading district court judges astray, the Ninth Circuit clarified its precedent regarding the scope of review of labor arbitration awards. “We conclude that it is time for us…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

EEOC Issues Final Rules Under ADA and GINA on Wellness Programs

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued two final rules May 16, 2016 that guide employers on the manner with which their wellness programs that ask health-related questions and/or require participants to undergo…more
| Civil Rights, Health, Labor & Employment Law

New York, New York: The Status of Regulation of Children's Products in the Empire State

Recently, Albany County, New York enacted the “Toxic Free Toys Act” (the Act) prohibiting the sale of any children’s products in the county that contain certain heavy metals and chemicals. The Safe to Play Coalition (the…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Conflict of Laws, Elections & Politics, Products Liability

Critical Amendments to Minnesota's Prompt Payment and Retainage Laws

The Minnesota legislature recently passed a bill significantly amending Minnesota's prompt payment statute. The revised statute specifically authorizes contractors and subcontractors of any tier to stop work if they are not paid…more
| Civil Remedies, Construction Law, Elections & Politics

CFPB Release Report Critical of Auto Title Loans

On May 18, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report on auto title loans. Auto title loans are small-dollar, high interest, loans that are generally used by borrowers to cover emergency expenses…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Fishermen Avoid Being Caught In Arbitration’s Net

What are the defining characteristics of an arbitration agreement? The dissent in a new 9th Circuit case took on that vexing issue, while the majority sidestepped it altogether while refusing to compel arbitration…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions

Financial Regulators Explain Their Expectations for Deposit Reconciliation

This week, the Federal Reserve Board, CFPB, FDIC, NCUA and OCC issued guidance regarding the agencies' supervisory expectations for deposit reconciliation on consumer accounts. The agencies summarized their observations on…more
| Finance & Banking

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule

Yesterday, the Department of Labor announced its long-awaited final regulations, which are poised to greatly expand the number of employees who are eligible for overtime pay. This rule will go into effect on December 1, 2016…more
| Labor & Employment Law

FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes: The What, When, and Warnings

On May 10, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule extending its regulation of "tobacco products" to include electronic cigarettes and similar products, sometimes called Electronic Nicotine Delivery…more
| Products Liability

SEC Issues Guidance on What Makes Non-GAAP Measures Misleading

The SEC issued four new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations on non-GAAP financial measures. According to the CDIs: - Certain adjustments, although not explicitly prohibited, may result in a non-GAAP measure that is…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

New FinCEN Rule Requires Heightened Identification Procedures and Anti-Money Laundering Diligence

A new Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) rule under the Bank Secrecy Act will require institutions to more specifically identify legal entity customers and increase anti-money laundering diligence. The rule will apply…more
| Finance & Banking, Taxation

Crowdfunding Begins With 17 Issuers

Monday May 16, 2016 was the first day JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding could be used. Below are links to some portals and other information…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Children's Privacy Online: The Interplay Between Mobile Applications and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

The activities of children on the internet, whether via computers, smart phones, or tablets, have grown exponentially in recent history. As internet access for children increased, parents began losing control of the amount and…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

If it Walks Like a Duck - Construction Management at Risk Contracts a Risky Move for Cities

A growing number of Minnesota cities may be violating the competitive bidding laws by awarding construction management at risk (CM at risk) contracts for new facilities. With few exceptions, cities and other public owners…more
| Construction Law, Government Contracting
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