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Fifth Circuit Hears Argument on Nasdaq Board Diversity Rule

USA - September 7 2022 On Monday, August 29, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard oral argument on a challenge to the Nasdaq Board Diversity Rule (the…

Tania Faransso, Britany Riley-Swanbeck

New Rules and Risks in Employee Monitoring

USA - June 28 2022 Employee communications and use of company devices are often key issues in trade secret and related litigation. United States law, for the most part…

Ali A. Jessani, Joshua H. Lerner, Kirk J. Nahra, Jonathan D. Rosenfeld

2022 proxy season review: Increased shareholder focus on racial justice

USA - June 9 2022 The 2022 proxy season has highlighted shareholders’ ever-growing focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In 2021, a new trend emerged as 13…

Rebecca Cooper, Tania Faransso, Courtney A. Murray

California court strikes down law on board diversity

USA - May 24 2022 On Friday, May 13, a California Superior Court judge struck down Senate Bill (“SB”) 826—California’s landmark gender diversity law regarding the…

Tania Faransso, Allie Gottlieb, Courtney A. Murray

Massachusetts SJC Rules that Employers are Strictly Liable for Treble Damages for Delayed Wage Payments

USA - April 11 2022 Overturning nearly 20 years of lower-court precedent, on April 4, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued a landmark decision…

Julie Murphy Clinton, Ariella Feingold, Michael J. Lenzi, Jonathan D. Rosenfeld, Laura E. Schneider