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Lawyers Beware: Sending Native File Documents to Third Parties May Violate Your Ethical Obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2017

The rules governing discovery of electronically stored information, though not fully developed, have matured enough to provide the basic “do’s and


A Cloud on the Horizon? Attorneys’ Obligations when Using a Third-Party’s Cloud-Based Services
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

When we think of clouds, we likely picture cumulus, stratus, and cirrus ones, not the type of “cloud” that holds data and software. The latter type


OFCCP Sues Google, Seeking Pay Data
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

On January 4, 2017, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sued Google, claiming that the tech giant is illegally withholding


California Employment Law Notes - January 2017
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

Jennifer Augustus filed this putative class action on behalf of all ABM security guards, alleging that ABM consistently failed to provide


SEC Issues $5.5 Million Whistleblower Award
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • January 9 2017

On January 6, 2017, the SEC announced the first whistleblower award this year. The award of approximately $5.5 million, comes almost exactly a month


California Federal Court Holds that U.S. Securities Laws Apply to Sponsored, Unlisted ADRs
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California held on January 4, 2017 that the federal securities laws apply to U.S. transactions


New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a


Courts Split on Definition of a “Return” for Tax Discharge
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

On October 11, 2016, Martin Smith petitioned the Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari to review a decision by the Ninth Circuit. After Smith failed


Appellate Division Rules That Paid Blogger Was Not An “Employee” Entitled To Unemployment Benefits, Signaling Trend Toward More Searching Judicial Review of Agency Decisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

One of the recurring themes in workplace law in 2016 was the continued crackdown on independent contractor misclassification. Both federal and state


‘Cause You’ve Got Proportionality: Overview of The Sedona Conference Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

Recently, The Sedona Conference, a research and educational institute, published its 2016 Public Comment Version of The Sedona Conference Commentary