The Eleventh Circuit recently addressed a novel issue: What should courts do when faced with an employment contract containing provisions that run
A victory in the court system was followed by a letter from federal legislators, resulting in mixed outcomes for Facebook.
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.
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.
There are basically two types of civil penalty deadlines.
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.
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).
Rule 23 classes require class members to opt out if they do not want to participate in the litigation.
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.
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.