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MA highest court decides that managers at LLCs can be individually liable for wage act violations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

Yesterday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that managers of limited liability companies can be individually liable under the


Investors release new guide to the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

In less than two months, on January 1, 2012, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act will go into effect.


Greenpeace critiques apparel sector companies for failing to manage water contamination by suppliers
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • China, Global
  • August 15 2011

Some of the world's most well-known apparel companies have come under criticism from Greenpeace for not sufficiently monitoring and limiting industrial wastewater discharges by suppliers


SBIC exemption from SEC registration under Dodd-Frank Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

The SEC’s final rules on the implementation of SEC registration requirements for investment advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as recently modified by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), were published in the Federal Register and will become effective July 21, 2011 (the “Rules”).


Supreme Court holds that oral complaints constitute protected activity under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court clarified the scope of the anti-retaliation provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), holding that oral complaints by employees may constitute protected activity.


Legal speak: what are the risks when executives don't understand CSR?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2011

Last week’s post, "Why Don’t Executives Understand CSR?" prompted me to reflect on the risks to companies where executives claim pride in corporate CSR programs, but don’t really see CSR as a core element of their business strategy.


EPA really cares about stormwater enforcement
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2010

When EPA creates a web page solely addressing one stormwater settlement, you can safely assume that EPA thinks it is important and is trying to send a message.


SEC proposes rules implementing new investment adviser registration provisions
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 19, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued two sets of proposed rules relating to the implementation of amendments to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the "Advisers Act"), contained within the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act").


Restricting employees' internet conduct may violate federal labor law
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2010

The rise of social media websites has created a host of challenges for employers.


SEC proposes rule relating to implementation of Section 14a(d) of the Exchange Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2010

On October 18, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) issued proposed rule 14Ad-1, relating to new Section 14A(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act).