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Discrimination plaintiff bound by oral release of claims despite later changing mind
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In Aki v. University of California Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the plaintiff agreed to resolve his disability discrimination and failure


Reminder: California paid sick leave law takes effect July 1
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The new California paid sick leave law which requires that all employees, including part-time employees, receive a minimum of paid sick leave


LinkedIn Reference Search not subject to Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Finding that LinkedIn's "Reference Search" function was not subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a Northern California federal district


Prevailing FEHA defendant not entitled to litigation costs unless Plaintiff’s lawsuit lacked objective basis
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The California Supreme Court in Williams v. Chino Valley Independent Fire District affirmed the asymmetrical nature of litigation costs awards in


EEOC conciliation efforts subject to limited judicial review
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC, the United States Supreme Court held that the conciliation efforts of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC


Jawbone and Oscar lead record breaking month for digital health financings
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Two blockbuster deals drove digital health financings to record levels in April. The month saw a total of nearly $790 million in deal flow, with the


IRS untangles section 163(l) in cross-border hybrid financing transaction
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

"In terrorem" or anti-abuse provisions often receive a lack of judicial and administrative interpretation. Section 163(l) of the Code, enacted in


Investment in ehealth: 2014, and what the future holds
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

Digital health, a category that was virtually nonexistent five years ago, has exploded in recent years and shows the potential to remake the way


Fenwick releases first survey of terms of Unicorn financings
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

Mountain View, CA (May 7, 2015) Fenwick & West, one of the nation’s premier law firms providing comprehensive legal services to high technology and


The terms behind the unicorn valuations
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

There has been much discussion about the high valuations of venture backed companies, and especially the “unicorns”, companies with a valuation of a