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Whistleblower Policies
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2019

On January 7, 2019, the New York State Department of Financial Services (the "DFS") issued new guidance on whistleblowing programs ("WP") to all


SEC Adopts Rules for Disclosure of Hedging Policies
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2018

Yesterday (without a meeting), the SEC approved final rules to require companies to disclose in proxy or information statements for the election of


Employment & Benefits News and Developments
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2018

After a bit of a lull for the past few years, we want to alert clients that some year-end amendments may be required for their retirement and welfare


Massachusetts Non-Compete Changes Looming
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2018

The recently enacted Massachusetts economic development package includes new restrictions on (but does not outright prohibit) the use of non-compete


A Question and Answer Guide to Internal Revenue Code Section 409A
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2017

Section 409A establishes requirements for nonqualified deferred compensation and imposes severe penalties on the beneficiaries of the arrangements


Changes to Overtime Regulation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released a Final Rule updating the overtime regulations that revises the salary test for the "white


Litigation Holds and Spoliation Issues
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

When the need arises, a litigation hold should be implemented quickly and effectively to avoid the inadvertent destruction or overwriting of


New SEC rule to require disclosure of ratio of CEO compensation to median worker compensation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

Nearly two years after being proposed, the SEC, in a divided vote on an issue that has also divided public opinion, adopted a final rule under the


Caveat employer part two: the Second Circuit articulates a new test in intern v. employee debate: the “primary beneficiary test.”
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

Two years ago we warned employers that money not paid to "unpaid interns" might ultimately be paid in litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act


Employee confidentiality agreements under fire
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

The SEC filed a first-of-its-kind enforcement action against a company for the use of overly restrictive language in its form confidentiality