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Judges Clash in Overturning Arbitration Awards
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

The debate about arbitration vs. litigation goes on, with partisans both for and against. One argument used by both sides is the finality of


Disabilities - the direct threat defense: a tool in the employer's tool box
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

Jack is a crane operator who works for Top 10 Construction, hoisting concrete panels that weigh several tons. A rigger on the ground helps him load


Reasonable accommodations for employees with multiple sclerosis - what does the law require?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

With an estimated 400,000 people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ("MS") in the United States, it is not surprising that legal issues have flared up


Court of Appeals reverses and remands Fogo de Chao L-1B case
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A legal battle over the delineation of what constitutes "specialized knowledge" one of the requirements of the L-1B Intracompany Transferree work


In Illinois, corporate officers and directors can owe a fiduciary duty to corporate creditors
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

Recently, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the trial court's dismissal of an action for breach of fiduciary duty because it found that corporate directors and officers, in certain circumstances, owe a fiduciary duty to the corporation's creditors


Another Corporate Veil Piercing Case - Sham Transactions Make Affiliates and Individuals Vulnerable
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

Suddenly courts in Illinois are issuing corporate veil piercing decisions. In our last update, we highlighted an Illinois Court of Appeals decision


Two recent court cases provide guidance as to when U.S. courts can be used to obtain discovery for foreign proceedings
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

In the first case, a Japanese company filed a patent infringement suit against a Korean company in the United States. The Japanese company also sued


Employment - Overtime Rule to Be Finalized in July 2016
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

In August 2015, we reported that the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued a Proposed Rule that seeks to increase the salary level required before


Business owner loses $30 million through lack of due diligence
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

William Carlson was a successful businessman. Carlson was the owner of Willis Capital LLC, through which he founded Belvedere Trading LLC in 2002


The top 6 employment challenges of 2014
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

Are companies ready for 2014? Last year, we saw several significant changes and reminders to lessen the risks of suit. Here is our list of the Top 6