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ABA President Bob Carlson sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, urging members to support the Equality Act of 2019, which would prohibit…
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Deal volumes are expected to be at or near record levels in 2019.
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By a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled today that the Federal Arbitration Act does not allow a court to compel class arbitration when the agreement does not..
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In a major positive development for gig economy businesses, the U.S. Department of Labor today issued an opinion letter today confirming that certain workers..
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Las compañías en EE.UU. que buscan contratar personal extranjero para trabajar en el país deben comprender los difíciles procesos de gestión de visa.
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Healthcare was the industry most affected by data breaches in 2018. We worked on nearly 200 healthcare matters involving multispecialty academic medical centers
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In late March, the French Data Protection Authority, Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés ("CNIL") released a model regulation (the "Model..
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The Michigan Court of Appeals released its long anticipated published opinion in Crego v McLean on April 16, 2019. The issue presented in Crego was whether an..
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On Dec. 22, 2017, the Qualified Opportunity Zone tax incentive program was signed into law as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The goal of the..
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On May 20, 2019, in Mission Prod. Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, the Supreme Court issued an opinion at the intersection of trademark and bankruptcy law.
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The California Assembly and Senate recently introduced a pair of identical bills, SB 54 (Sen. Ben Allen) and AB 1080 (Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez)…
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On April 18, 2019, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") announced its first enforcement action against a peer-to-peer virtual currency exchanger
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We've noted before that while conditional certification motions are often granted, such classes fare far less well at the second decertification stage and just..
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Almost every day, we witness the birth of several new innovative projects, worth billions of dollars of investment. Many often ponder the origins of such..
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Milbank LLP is pleased to announce the hiring of experienced US securities lawyer and high yield specialist Joji Ozawa. Mr. Ozawa is a seasoned and experienced..
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With the recent ascendance of Elizabeth A. Dunn and Christen M. English to TTAB judgeships, the departure of Benjamin U. Okeke
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The CFTC awarded approximately $1.5 million to an individual whistleblower for information provided in connection
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The MSRB proposal to eliminate MSRB Rule G-29 ("Availability of Board Rules") was published in the Federal Register. Comments must be submitted by May 28, 2019.
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FINRA proposed new rules that would impose additional capital obligations on firms with a "significant history of misconduct"
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police generally can’t search the contents of a cellphone seized during an arrest, unless they get a..
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A cupcake entrepreneur has lost her constitutional challenge to Chicago’s food truck regulations before the Illinois Supreme Court.

The state high..
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A Pennsylvania judge is on leave during an investigation into whether she was justified in shooting and wounding her estranged husband.

A court..
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ABA President Bob Carlson urged the Senate’s Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Tuesday to support bipartisan legislation that would implement new strategies..
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President Donald Trump has lost a subpoena fight in federal court for the second time this week.

In the latest loss for Trump, a federal…
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Lawyer Michael Avenatti has been charged with stealing from adult film actress Stormy Daniels, the client he represented in a bid to invalidate her..
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Most people are familiar with the Federal Trade Commission Act; however, few people are aware of the additional protections for consumers and legitimate business..
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The median salary for first-year associates was $155,000 at the beginning of the year, a jump of $20,000 from 2017, according to figures released…
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Leonard Leo, executive vice president of the Federalist Society, has had a visible role recommending conservative nominees for the federal bench.

But..
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Lawyers create documents—a lot of them. Day in and day out, regardless of practice area, all sorts of documents are created by your law firm,…
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Are you sometimes overstressed practicing law? Are taking yourself too seriously? Is your sense of humour dusty, dormant or, even worse, muzzled? May I offer…
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The provider moved to remand, claiming there could be no preemption given it had no standing to bring an ERISA claim.
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Patent practitioners should include functional features in a claim if there is insufficient experimental evidence provided.
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The Illinois General Assembly has been working on a marijuana legalization bill this session.
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Conducting a proactive pay equity analysis is often the first and best step employers can take to ensure fair pay and diminish legal risk.
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Often in writing applications there is a tendency to denigrate prior art techniques.
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Part 2 of Our Request for Feedback on the DOL's Proposed Regular Rate Rule.
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Last year, the California Supreme Court decided Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, a landmark decision that dramatically increased..
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In a recent decision that could have critical implications for corporate internal investigations conducted pursuant to a government agency's request, the..
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In late April, the California state legislature's Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee held hearings on nine bills that seek to refine the California..
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On May 6, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) published its annual Financial Stability Report.
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President Trump's Memorandum on Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods commissions a report, due 30 October 2019, requiring the collection and..
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On April 18, 2019, the FERC granted Sunrun, Inc. (Sunrun) limited waivers of FERC's filing requirements for obtaining qualifying small power production facility..
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On April 25, 2019, the AILA issued a practice alert announcing that the nationwide immigration association had "been in discussions with CBP related to what..
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Two major railroads can't agree where to exchange traffic in the Chicago Terminal, and one asks the Surface Transportation Board to resolve the matter
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Court cases involving charter schools and education management organizations ("EMO") have been rare in North Carolina.
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For the past 15 years, the members of the hotel industry's preeminent think tank, "LIIC – The Lodging Industry Investment Council," are annually surveyed to..
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On May 1, 2019, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) announced that due to feedback from the public and key stakeholders, it is amending the..
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