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NLRB’s New Joint Employer Standard Receives Chilly Reception During Court of Appeals Hearing
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

The National Labor Relations Board’s new, expanded “joint employer” standard faced sharp criticism during oral argument at the United States Court of


Justice Department Tells Court CFPB is Unconstitutional
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2017

The Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in the case of PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pending before the United States


U.S. Specific Jurisdiction over Foreign Parties 2017
  • Outer Temple Chambers
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

The current landscape in US courts for the exercise of jurisdiction over foreign individuals and companies is favourable to them, but not without a


DC Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment to Halliburton in Important FCA Case
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

On March 14, U.S. Federal Judge Royce Lamberth granted Halliburton’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed Mr. Barko’s claims against Halliburton


Chinese Website Operator Dismissed from Copyright Infringement Suit in United States
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

US law governing whether a court has personal jurisdiction over foreign internet companies is imprecise. However, a recent opinion from the District


D.C. to Restrict Use of Credit Information in Employment Decisions
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Effective March 17, 2017, the District of Columbia will join a dozen other jurisdictions across the country that prohibit an employer’s use of “credit


D.C. Universal Paid Family Leave Bill Submitted To Congress, But Changes Are Still Possible
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

The D.C. Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 (the “Act”) has been submitted to Congress for a 30-legislative-day period of review. Presuming


In a Split Decision, D.C. Circuit Denies John Doe Company’s Request to Remain Anonymous Pending Appeal Challenging CFPB Subpoena; Judge Kavanaugh Dissents, Reiterates Critique of CFPB
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

On March 3, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied the request of an anonymous California-chartered, finance


D.C. Circuit Rejects NLRB Finding That FedEx Drivers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors and Raises Doubts As To Board’s Joint Employer Test
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

Over the past week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit weighed in on two separate related efforts by the Obama-Board to


Trump Administration Given March 17 Filing Date for Amicus Brief in PHH v CFPB; Requests to Intervene by Outside Organizations Denied by D.C. Circuit
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

On March 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted the United States' unopposed motion, filed through the Office of the Solicitor