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Major Win for Employers: Supreme Court Approves Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • May 25 2018

On May 21 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers can require employees to resolve their disputes via individual arbitration. The Court's 5-4

Federal Circuit Again Reverses California Court in Oracle-Google Copyright Dispute over Java APIs - Releases a Major Ruling on Fair Use in the Software Context
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

In this long-running dispute that has been previously dubbed “The World Series of IP cases” by the presiding judge, Oracle America Inc. (“Oracle”

How Should Restaurants Handle and Declare Major Food Allergens?
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2018

Although many restaurants are not in states that require food allergens to be declared on menus, the declaration (or labeling) and handling of food

Guiding light: SEC adopts updated cybersecurity guidance
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2018

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted new cybersecurity guidance aimed at assisting public companies in their

Major Legislative Changes in Sexual Harassment: Tax Repercussions and the Enforceability of Non-Disclosure Provisions and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2018

The MeToo and TimesUp movements have created a national dialogue about the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace, and legislators are

Major Advances for Telehealth in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 9, 2018, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA). This wide-reaching legislation enacts

Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: Major Impacts on Health Care
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • February 9 2018

After a brief federal government shutdown overnight, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 on February 9

Proposal to extend UK withholding tax on royalties The start of a major shift in the UK’s approach to taxation?
  • Bristows
  • United Kingdom, OECD
  • February 6 2018

Following the autumn 2017 Budget announcement, the UK Government has launched a consultation looking at extending the circumstances in which royalties

State of the Union Address Provides Hints of Trump Administration Priorities for U.S. Employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

In his first State of the Union Address, President Trump made the case for his first year in office as one of extraordinary legislative and regulatory

Major NLRB Decisions Affect All Employers
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2018

While employers should celebrate these four Board decisions, employers should note that Board decisions may be appealed to either the United States