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The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (“NACWA”) and other municipalities filed an Amicus Brief in the pending Supreme Court of the United States case styled County of Maui v. Hawai’i Wildlife Fund, et al....

Last week, the Division of Advice of the National Labor Relations Board (Board) released a previously issued advice memorandum (memorandum) concluding that drivers for the ride-sharing platform Uber are independent contractors and not “employees,”...

The Seventh Circuit will soon decide the extent to which the Supreme Court’s recent personal jurisdiction decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California applies to class actions. The Seventh Circuit’s decision could affect whether...

Few judicial decisions exist in Canada relating to the operation of drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS). In R v. Shah, the Provincial Court of Alberta released its decision on the first reported case on drones in Canada. Although the...

The Situation: The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently filed a rare monopolization case, alleging that a health information technology company illegally monopolized two e-prescribing markets. The Impact: The FTC continues to aggressively...

There’s yet another state CFPB, and this one could be significant. Joining Pennsylvania’s earlier effort, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has just created a new office, the Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division....

The US Supreme Court held that under 11 U.S.C. § 365, a debtor’s rejection of an executory contract in bankruptcy has the same effect as a breach outside bankruptcy. The rejection does not rescind rights that the contract previously granted. Thus, a...

Editor’s Note: Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker, and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems. He has also been a great addition to our webinar program, participating with me on several recent webinars....

The OCC’s Semiannual Risk Perspective report focuses on key issues that pose threats to bank safety and soundness and legal compliance.  Among such issues discussed in the Spring 2019 report, which generally reflects bank data as of December 31,...

In a significant development for private colleges and universities, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it intends to propose rules that would establish a “standard for determining whether students who perform services at private...

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