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An Activist EEOC Seeks to Leave Its Mark

USA - May 25 2016 Seeking to capitalize on President Obama's final year in office, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC") is proposing a new burden

Employers Beware: Settlement of FLSA Claims Requires Approval of a Court or the Department of Labor

USA - May 25 2016 Before the Second Circuit's recent ruling in Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House Inc., 796 F.3d 199 (2015), it was unclear whether a

Whistleblower Claims Under SOX and Dodd-Frank: Recent Developments

Ireland, USA - May 25 2016 In 2002, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX"), which extends whistleblower protections to certain individuals who report conduct they

Creation in France of a public register of trusts

France - May 20 2016 France plans to put on-line, beginning 30 June 2016, a “public register of trusts”. This is an unprecedented initiative, to make public personal

Discrimination’s New Frontier: Transgender Individuals in the Workplace

USA - May 25 2016 In a growing trend in employment law across the country, regulatory agencies are engaging in efforts to eliminate transgender discrimination

What Trade Secret Owners Need to Know About the Defend Trade Secrets Act

USA - May 25 2016 President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") into law on May 11, 2016, addressing a long-felt need for uniformity in trade secret law

An Activist EEOC Seeks to Leave Its Mark

USA - May 25 2016 Seeking to capitalize on President Obama's final year in office, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC") is proposing a new burden

Employers Beware: Settlement of FLSA Claims Requires Approval of a Court or the Department of Labor

USA - May 25 2016 Before the Second Circuit's recent ruling in Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House Inc., 796 F.3d 199 (2015), it was unclear whether a

Increased Focus on Proportionality in Discovery Is Anticipated to Aid Employers

USA - May 25 2016 On December 1, 2015, a package of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("FRCP") went into effect, including significant amendments to

Discrimination’s New Frontier: Transgender Individuals in the Workplace

USA - May 25 2016 In a growing trend in employment law across the country, regulatory agencies are engaging in efforts to eliminate transgender discrimination