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California Corner: The Road to Nowhere--Final Approval of Lyft Settlement Dodges the Issue of Driver Classification
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

On March 16, 2017, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California issued an order granting final approval of a $27 million


Oops, He (or She) Did It Again! Implementing a Best-In-Class Harassment-Free Workplace Program to Help Your Company Stay Out of the Headlines
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Sex sells. And draws clicks, too, on Facebook, Twitter or the countless other sites people visit to get their news. Whether it was the salacious


Dress Codes and Religious Symbols at Work in the EU
  • Vedder Price PC
  • European Union
  • June 1 2017

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently issued long-awaited decisions on two cases--one from France (Bougnaoui and another v Micropole SA (Case


Employers Questions about Salary History Are History
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

The New York City Council recently approved legislation that prohibits employers from inquiring about a job applicant's salary history. The bill was


Seventh Circuit Issues Groundbreaking Decision: Holds That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination Under Title VII
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

On April 4, 2017, a full en banc panel of the Seventh Circuit held in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College (Case No. 15-1720) that sexual orientation


Impression v. Lexmark: Patent Rights Exhausted by Sale, Domestic or Abroad
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

The United States Supreme Court in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., held that patent owner’s decision to sell a product


U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Locations in which Patent Suits May Be Filed
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

In a unanimous ruling issued May 22, 2017 in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC,1 the United States Supreme Court severely restricted


U.S. District Court Denies Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Production of Documents Subject to Attorney-Client Privilege in Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On April 25, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued an order (the Order) denying the Plaintiffs' motion to compel


BlackRock Settles Charges of Operating ETF Without Required SEC Exemptive Relief
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On April 25, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the settlement of administrative proceedings against BlackRock Fund


Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 Would Impose Heightened Pleading Standards and Raise the Burden of Proof for Plaintiffs in Section 36(b) Excessive Fee Litigation
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On April 19, 2017, the Chairman of the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), released an updated