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OSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance on New Reporting and Anti-Retaliation Provisions
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has issued a memorandum to its Regional Administrators and published a new webpage


Social media and jury duty
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 18 2013

For those of us who have ever served on a jury we know that our job is try to decide who is right and wrong, and assess damages or jail terms, but


Genesis Health Care Corp. v. Symczyk--a magic bullet for FLSA class actions?
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • April 24 2013

On April 16, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that a defendant employer's settlement offer to a plaintiff mooted the plaintiff's


Court shuts down yellow page websites for bilking $14m
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

US small businesses and churches were targeted by websites based in Montreal, Canada and a result were bilked out of $14 million . After receiving


Judge orders Bitcoin Mt. Gox CEO in Japan to come to Texas
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • April 3 2014

After filing for US bankruptcy protection in Texas based on a Japanese bankruptcy, the Judge ordered that Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to come to Dallas


Internet jurisdiction - French court vs. Twitter
  • Gardere
  • France, USA
  • January 25 2013

A French Court ordered Twitter in California to identify anonymous individuals whose Tweets were anti-Semitic and racist in violation of French law


Supreme Court clarifies that whistleblower protection for public company employees also protects employees of contractors and subcontractors of public companies
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

To safeguard investors in public companies and restore trust in the financial markets following the collapse of Enron Corporation, Congress enacted


Texas Supreme Court restricts 'shareholder oppression' cause of action
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 20, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court delivered its written opinion in Ritchie v. Rupe, No. 11-0447, holding (1) Texas does not recognize a


Twitter privacy challenge sealed by court
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • January 4 2012

A Judge in Boston sealed the court records after a brief hearing challenging the District Attorney’s subpoena to Twitter to get the identity of certain accounts


Hacker gets 45 months in jail for stealing encrypted personal data & launching cyber attacks
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

A federal judge sentenced NullCrew hacker Timothy Justen French to prison for playing a “central role in an extensive, deliberate, and destructive