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Good News for D.C. Employers: D.C. Council Narrows Proposed Broad Ban on Non-Competes

USA - August 1 2022 Since December 2020, when the D.C. City Council unanimously passed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 (the "Act"), which sought…

Amy L. Bess

Biden Administration Pushes FTC to Ban or Limit Non-Competes

USA - July 20 2021 On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed the Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy (the "Order"), a copy of which is…

Alex C. Weinstein

BIPA ALERT: An Opening of the Litigation Floodgates?

USA - January 25 2019 Today the Illinois Supreme Court held that an individual does not need to allege actual harm in order to seek liquidated…

Brian W. Ledebuhr, Joseph A. Strubbe, Zachary J. Watters

The Rise of Biometric Lawsuits in Illinois

USA - August 24 2017 In the past few weeks, five putative class action lawsuits have been filed under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), 740 ILCS…

Joshua J. Orewiler, Joseph A. Strubbe

Fifth and Seventh Circuits Affirm Discretion for Associations Administering Their Grievance Programs

USA - March 21 2016 Many trade and private associations develop and administer their own internal professional conduct and grievance programs. On occasion, a member will…

Brian W. Ledebuhr