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Labor and Employment Alert: Ninth Circuit Prohibits Liability Waivers in Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosures
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined whether an employer may satisfy the Fair Credit Reporting Act's

Who is authorized to bind your family business to contracts?
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

A family business’ significant commercial relationships are usually reflected in written agreements. But who is authorized to sign those agreements

9th Cir. Holds Company Willfully Violated FCRA by Including Liability Waiver in Disclosure Document
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a prospective employer violated the federal Fair

False Claims Act: 2016 Year-in-Review
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

In 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) continued to give high priority to False Claims Act (FCA) investigations and prosecutions. The government

Ninth Circuit Breaks New Ground, Addresses Standing and Extraneous Content in Background Check Disclosure FormsScreens
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

On January 20, 2017, the Ninth Circuit became the first court of appeals to weigh in on several important legal issues for expensive, increasingly

Ninth Circuit is the First Appellate Court to Rule on “Extraneous Text” in a FCRA Background Check Disclosure
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

On January 20, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit became the first appellate court to rule on the lawfulness of a liability waiver

Court rejects argument that “this agreement” literally means only “this agreement”
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • January 5 2017

Advocare hired Richard Heath to serve on its board of directors. His offer letter referred to an attached non-disclosure agreement. Heath signed both

U.S. Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2017

In December, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Salman v. United States that a tippee who trades on inside information may be liable even where the

Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc, Requires Ex-Uber Drivers to Arbitrate Claims Individually
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

The Ninth Circuit denied rehearing en banc of its September order holding that the district court erred in deciding whether two drivers who sued Uber

Doing Business with Israel
  • Nishlis Legal Marketing
  • Australia, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 31 2016

Australia is situated in one of the world's fastest-growing and dynamic economic regions, the Asia Pacific. Australia boasts a highly-skilled labor