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Key franchise laws in USA

USA - February 8 2019 A review of the key legislation applicable to franchises operating in USA, including with regard to pre-contractual disclosure, contractual provisions and guarantees

Digital footprint dilemma: how to handle your digital assets after you're gone

USA - March 9 2017 These days most everyone leaves some sort of digital footprint at death. To this end, whether it be your e-mail inbox, iTunes library, digital photo

Title IX sexual assault lawsuits are increasingly asserting both “post-reporting” and “heightened risk” claims

USA - March 29 2017 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is enforceable through an individual’s private right of action, which has given rise to two

West Virginia: employer’s right to drug free workforce outweighs employee’s right to privacy in the workplace

USA - May 9 2017 On April 26, 2017, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed into law the West Virginia Safer Workplace Act (the “Act”), which authorizes employers

Reminder to HIPAA covered entities: deadline for small breach reports is March 1

USA - February 23 2017 The window for HIPAA covered entities to report small data breaches for 2016 will close next week. Under the HIPAA regulations, covered entities must

In review: key franchise laws in USA

USA - February 5 2020 A review of the key legislation applicable to franchises operating in USA, including with regard to pre-contractual disclosure, contractual provisions and guarantees

Spotlight: intellectual property for franchises in USA

USA - February 5 2020 A review of the key IP laws relevant to franchise businesses operating in USA, including the protection and enforcement of trademarks, know-how and data

Intellectual property for franchises in USA

USA - February 8 2019 A review of the key IP laws relevant to franchise businesses operating in USA, including the protection and enforcement of trademarks, know-how and data

Key franchise laws in USA

USA - February 8 2019 A review of the key legislation applicable to franchises operating in USA, including with regard to pre-contractual disclosure, contractual provisions and guarantees

Supreme Court on nursing home arbitration: watch what we do, not what we ask

USA - May 16 2017 Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. V. Clark, a case that had captured the attention of health care and