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Food court grants summary judgment in class action targeting “no sugar added” label

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2015

As readers of this blog are well aware, manufacturers and retailers have faced a tidal wave of consumer class actions alleging false advertising in

Proposal to bar businesses from deducting punitive awards from taxable income

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

Senator Patrick Leahy has again proposed legislation that would prevent businesses from deducting from taxable income any punitive damages that they

California Supreme Court requires employers to pay employees for on-call sleep time

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

In Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc., the California Supreme Court ruled that employers must pay certain workers for all time spent on the job

CFIUS annual report reveals increase in scrutiny of foreign investments in the United States and perceived threat to critical US technologies

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued its Annual Report to Congress in February 2015, covering CFIUS activity

New California anti-bullying law opens up a new area of employment litigation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

A new California law requiring company supervisors to undergo anti-bullying training took effect on January 1, 2015. The law mandates employers with

Sixth Circuit rules that handbook language prohibited employer from denying FMLA coverage to otherwise ineligible employee

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

In Tilley v. Kalamazoo County Road Commission, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment award to the defendant employer on the

New Jersey Supreme Court articulates new standard for independent contractor status

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court in Hargrove et al. V. Sleepy’s, LLC, recently held that the three-part “ABC test,” and not the FLSA’s “economic

What ERISA Plan fiduciaries can learn from Tibble v. Edison International

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

On February 24, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in an ERISA case challenging the prudence of certain investment options included within a 401(k

Electronic discovery & information governance - tip of the month: enforcement actions and the use of data analytics

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating a global investment bank for alleged compliance violations. Although the bank

Second Circuit narrows class standing doctrine

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

In NECA-IBEW v. Goldman Sachs, the Second Circuit arguably opened up a new door in class action litigation when it held that investors in one