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OSHA to target auto supply manufacturers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

OSHA recently launched a Regional Emphasis Program (REP) that will focus enforcement resources on employers operating in the automotive supply


The Fair Debt Collection Practices Acthope on the horizon for debt collectors?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 9 2013

Debt collection is big businesseasily a multibillion-dollar industry. In 2012, approximately 30 million individuals, or 14 percent of American


Contractual clause requiring return of confidential information at termination helps former employer obtain injunction on misappropriation claim
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

Trade secret misappropriation cases turn on details. Accordingly, it is always interesting to see the particular details which tilt a court's decision one


Violation of a non-compete agreement which was fundamental to a purchase and sale transaction nixes the deal
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

On December 21, 2012, the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, in Ellis v. Candia Trailers & Snow Equipment, Inc., found that a non-compete agreement was a


DC Circuit strongly reaffirms the applicability of the attorney-client privilege to internal compliance investigations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 1 2014

Especially in the District of Columbia Circuit, the home base for many fraud cases in which the government is opposed to health care providers and


California non-solicits and overly expansive confidentiality agreements invite employer liability
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 18 2011

In 2008, the California Supreme Court decided Edwards v. Arthur Anderson LLP, 44 Cal.4th 937 (2008) ("Edwards"), which signaled the death knell for customer non-solicits in California


Ohio Court of Appeals upholds usage of undefined, industry "term-of-art" in no-compete
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 15 2011

When drafting no-competes, questions about the required level of detail always arise; more detail is generally better than less, but not always


Companies must retain counsel to answer garnishments in Georgia
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 13 2011

On September 12, 2011, the Supreme Court of Georgia approved UPL Advisory Opinion No. 2010-1 ("Advisory Opinion"), which was issued by the State Bar of Georgia's Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law ("Standing Committee"


The sounds of new whistleblower awards and protections under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 17 2010

With its enactment of financial reform legislation, Congress has elevated and expanded whistleblowing, giving it a more critical and mainstream function in the regulatory and enforcement scheme


Third Circuit case explores nooks and crannies of trade secret misappropriation under Pennsylvania law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

A July 27, 2010 decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. v. Botticella, No. 10-1510, upheld an injunction preventing a senior executive from commencing employment at Hostess Brands, Inc., a bakery rival to the plaintiff Bimbo