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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

FBI warns of fraud schemes targeting universities and their students

USA - May 11 2017 Based upon a recent analysis of over 500 reports of fraud schemes targeting universities or their students, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s

Family offices direct investment trends, opportunities and challenges ahead

USA - May 9 2017 Nixon Peabody and FTI Capital hosted a Hot Topics dinner on family offices and the direct investment trends and opportunities and challenges they

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

Abandoned and unclaimed property: what you need to know

USA - February 16 2017 Many people are completely unaware that they have property due to them or a deceased loved one being held by the state. Occasionally, advertisements

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

China new Cybersecurity law takes effect June 1, 2017

China - May 16 2017 China new Cybersecurity law takes effect June 1, 2017 by: Jenny L. Holmes On June 1, 2017, China’s new cybersecurity law will go into effect. The law

SEC fines and sanctions executive for misstatement of executive compensation

USA - May 16 2017 On May 11, 2017, the former head of MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA), a NASDAQ-traded marketing firm, entered into a settlement with the Securities and

NYC’s ban on employer inquiries into applicants’ prior salary history to take effect October 31, 2017

USA - May 15 2017 NYC employers take notice! The New York City Council's legislation preventing employers from inquiring into an applicant's salary history takes

Hugler v. Vinoskey: Court holds that employee of corporate trustee might be personally liable for breach of fiduciary duty

USA - May 15 2017 In the latest of a series of ESOP stock purchase cases, a court recently held that an in-house attorney who oversaw a private company sale to an ESOP