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Antitrust competition and economic regulation quarterly newsletter - Autumn 2016
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, European Union, Germany, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 24 2016

On 20 September 2016, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the United States overturned a federal district court judgment in a class action

Supreme Court rejects President’s recess appointments as unconstitutional
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

In a long-awaited monumental opinion, the Supreme Court today held unanimously that President Obama's purported "recess appointments" to the National

President’s recess appointments exceed authority based on Supreme Court decision
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

After months of anticipation, the United States Supreme Court today issued its opinion in the Nat'l Lab. Relations Bd. V. Noel Canning case. No

Facebook “likes” are protected speech
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

In Bland v. Roberts, 730 F.3d 368 (4th Cir. 2013) (No. 12-1671), plaintiffs, certain Sheriff's Office employees, brought a civil rights action

Former professor cannot sue university that refused to promote him
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2013

On November 20, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court struck a $50-million lawsuit by a former professor against the University of Ottawa and four

Appellate update: Raum v. City of Bellevue Wash. App. No. 67213-4-I
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2012

The City of Bellevue employed Raum as a firefighter for more than 19 years

Statutory holiday how to manage holiday entitlement for employees on sick leave
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2012

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunals ruling in NHS Leeds v Larner and decided that employees who do not have the opportunity to take annual holiday entitlement because they are on long-term sick leave are: entitled to carry their unused holiday forward into the following year; as well as receive a payment in lieu of untaken holiday when their employment terminates

Active Shooter Drill Backfires on Employer
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

After a spate of horrific shootings at schools and businesses across the country, employers started conducting unannounced “active shooter” drills to

Court approves NYC's proposed entry-level firefighter exam after disparate impact analysis
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2012

On September 28, 2012, Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted the City of New York’s unopposed motion seeking approval of the City’s retooled entry-level firefighter exam in United States v. The City of New York, No. 07-CV-2067, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140766 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 28, 2012

Australian same-sex sexual harassment case against former high official to continue
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Australia
  • December 21 2012

The former aid to former Australian Federal Speaker Peter Slipper, who sued him for alleged sexual harassment, said that he will appeal the recent adverse