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Eleven Times Square
(Eighth Avenue & 41st Street)
New York, NY 10036-8299, United States
Phone: 212.969.3000
Fax: 212.969.2900
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Final Regulations Issued for New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (the “Department”) has issued its final regulations regarding the state’s Paid Sick Leave Act (the “Act”), which took effect on October 29, 2018. The Department also…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Court Enforces Arbitration Clause in Online Terms of Service Accepted by a Minor

Epic Games, Inc. (“Epic”) is the publisher of the popular online multiplayer videogame Fortnite, released in 2017. In recent years, Fortnight has gained worldwide popularity with gamers and esports followers (culminating in July…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Privacy

No Time Like Today for an Ultra-fast Restructuring

As we prepare for the next restructuring cycle, the US private credit industry is becoming more intrigued with ultra-fast bankruptcy cases. These chapter 11 cases grab headlines and last less than a day. Specifically, FullBeauty…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking

What the Frlekin?! California Supreme Court Says Bag Checks Are Compensable

Today, in Frlekin v. Apple, Inc., the California Supreme Court held that time spent by non-exempt employees undergoing mandatory bag or other security checks is compensable work time under California law. The decision stands in…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

NLRB Upholds Employer’s Bargaining And Demotions Post-Impasse As Lawful

In its January 31, 2020 decision in Phillips 66, 369 NLRB No. 13 (January 31, 2020) the Board reversed a number of findings of unfair labor practices found by an Administrative Law Judge related to the employer’s conduct during…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Federal Court Strikes Down California’s “Request Arbitration, Go to Jail” Law

On January 31, 2020, Chief United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller enjoined California from enforcing AB 51. This new legislation prohibits employers from requiring their employees to sign arbitration agreements. Last…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Conflict of Laws, Labor & Employment Law

SEC Issues Guidance on the Use of Key Performance Indicators and Metrics in MD&A

On January 30, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") published interpretive guidance (the "Guidance") that companies should consider when disclosing key performance indicators ("KPIs") and other…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Blockchain 51% Attacks – Lessons Learned for Developers and Trading Platform Operators

Once purely theoretical, “majority” or “51%” attacks on public blockchains have dealt participants a reality check: The fundamental assumption of Satoshi Nakamoto’s 2008 Bitcoin whitepaper (that computing power will remain…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology

SECURE Act: Two Key Changes for Defined Benefit Plans

As part of our ongoing series on the SECURE Act, this post discusses two key changes affecting defined benefit plans: (1) the ability to start in-service distributions at age 59½ (reduced from 62), and (2) new tools for closed…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law, Taxation

Supply Chain Blockchain Initiative Receives Federal Antitrust Exemption

TradeLens – a blockchain based shipping consortium – received an important antitrust exemption last week from the Federal Maritime Commission. The exemption allows five major container line shipping companies within the…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Maritime Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

CDC Releases Guidance for Employers Regarding the Coronavirus

As the recent Coronavirus outbreak continues, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidance specifically for employers, outlining recommendations and best practices to protect their workplaces…more
 /  Civil Rights, Health, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Video Sharing Site Protected by CDA Immunity for Removal of Poster’s “Objectionable Material”

The most typical case that implicates Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) involves a provider that hosts content and a third party plaintiff seeking to have content removed. Last month, in a less typical case, a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Long Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

With the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) finally receiving its 38th affirmative vote in January from the Virginia General Assembly and the resulting litigation to have the amendment added to the Constitution, it is worth revisiting…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics

Congress Passes Labor-Friendly “PRO Act”

On Thursday, February 6, 2020 the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, also known as the “PRO Act”. The legislation passed mostly along party lines, would provide sweeping changes to the…more
 /  Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law

Caltech Ten-Figure Patent Verdict Showcases Impact of University Intellectual Property

A California jury recently ordered Apple, Inc. (“Apple”) and Broadcom, Ltd. (“Broadcom”) to pay the California Institute of Technology (“Caltech”) over $1.1 billion in damages for infringing several patents owned by Caltech. The…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology
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