In response to the increased attention on sexual harassment claims and settlements, New Jersey has enacted new legislation (New Jersey Senate Bill 121
From Fortune 500s to regional warehouses, employers have long relied on arbitration clauses that prohibit class or collective action employment
In May 2016, FINRA published a targeted exam letter issued to certain unspecified broker-dealers in connection with FINRA’s examination of whether
On December 3, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed down its decision in D.R. Horton v. National Labor Relations Board
In our April 2010 issue of Labor and Employment Law, we discussed using mandatory arbitration agreements as one option for combating the proliferation of wage and hour class action litigation.
On September 30, 2010, the SEC charged two former employees at State Street Bank and Trust Company with misleading investors about their exposure to subprime investments in State Street's Limited Duration Bond Fund.
In an effort to uncover and collect, or accelerate the receipt of, additional tax revenues, the State of Illinois has enacted a tax amnesty program.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued guidance regarding the suspension of required minimum distributions (RMDs) for 2009 from defined contribution plans (for example, 401(k) plans) under the Worker, Retiree and Employer Recovery Act of 2008 (WRERA).
For patents relating to a standardized technology, participation in a standards organization’s development efforts in any capacity may impose a duty upon the patentee to disclose its standards related patents to the standards setting organization (“SSO”).
In Kennedy v. DuPont Savings & Inv. Plan (Sup. Ct., Jan. 26, 2009), a unanimous Supreme Court held that a plan must distribute benefits to a participant’s ex-wife who was the named beneficiary at the time of the participant’s death, notwithstanding the ex-wife’s waiver of those benefits as part of a divorce settlement.