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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 9 Sep 2016

When Arbitration Is Favored Despite USERRA Violations

The Eleventh Circuit recently addressed a novel issue: What should courts do when faced with an employment contract containing provisions that run


Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 17 Nov 2011

Facebook status update: it’s complicated

A victory in the court system was followed by a letter from federal legislators, resulting in mixed outcomes for Facebook.


Gowling WLG | Canada | 31 Oct 2011

Amendments to executive compensation disclosure requirements

The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) are adopting amendments to Form 51-102F6 Statement of Executive Compensation (“Form 51-102F6”) which will come into force on October 31, 2011 and will apply in respect of financial years ending on or after October 31, 2011.


Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | USA | 21 Oct 2011

Seventh Circuit dismisses non-natural fiber claims with prejudice

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed with prejudice consumer protection claims filed against two companies that make snack bars with extra fiber, finding the claims preempted under federal law.


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 22 Sep 2011

MSHA update - civil penalty deadlines

There are basically two types of civil penalty deadlines.


Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | USA | 19 Aug 2011

Federal court allows RCRA citizen suit to proceed without strict notice compliance

A federal court in California has ruled that the plaintiff owner of a shopping center in Pleasant Hill does not have to comply strictly with the notice requirements of RCRA to establish subject matter jurisdiction in a citizen suit alleging contamination of its property.


Fasken | Canada | 17 Aug 2011

Canadian Securities Administrators adopt amendments to Form 51-102f6 Statement of Executive Compensation

On July 22, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a notice with respect to the adoption of amendments to Form 51-102F6 Statement of Executive Compensation (Form 51-102F6 Amendments).


Baker & Hostetler LLP | USA | 30 May 2011

Court finds FLSA precludes state overtime class actions

Rule 23 classes require class members to opt out if they do not want to participate in the litigation.


Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP | USA | 11 Mar 2011

U.S. district court retroactively applies Dodd-Frank whistleblower restriction to bar arbitration provision in employment agreement

In Pezza v. Investors Capital Corp., a Massachusetts federal district court held recently that Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) whistleblower protections to bar enforcement of pre-dispute arbitration agreements in whistleblower challenges, applies retroactively.


Stinson LLP | USA | 3 Mar 2011

Court holds Dodd-Frank ban on arbitration of whistleblower claims is retroactive

In Pezza v. Investors Capital Corp., (D. Mass. Civ. Ac. No. 10-10113-DPW), the plaintiff claimed he was wrongfully retaliated against, in violation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, after having raised concerns regarding misconduct by the defendants in connection with securities transactions.

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