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Legal Ramifications of Paying Employees with Cryptocurrency

USA - December 1 2017 As cryptocurrencies surge in value and enter mainstream consciousness, an increasing number of employers may consider compensating their employees…

Allan Bloom.

Third Circuit Revives In-House Attorney’s Whistleblower Claim

USA - July 31 2017 On July 25, 2017, the Third Circuit allowed a plaintiff who was an in-house attorney to proceed with a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit under the…

Steven J. Pearlman.

State-Level Legislation Anticipates Wide-Spread Business Use of Blockchain

USA - February 9 2018 On a daily basis, companies are announcing new developments on the adoption of blockchain in core business operations. However, many of these use…

Second Circuit Addresses Title VII Sexual Orientation Claims And Leaves Door Ajar For Sex Stereotyping Claims

USA - March 28 2017 In a three-member panel decision in Christiansen v. Omnicom Group, Inc., the Second Circuit revived a homosexual employee’s claims under Title VII on…

Laura Fant, Evandro C Gigante.

Federal Court Rules That Providing Testimony to FINRA Is Not Protected Activity Under Dodd-Frank

USA - April 26 2018 On April 19, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey held that providing testimony to FINRA (which is overseen by the…

Harris M Mufson.