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May 13, 2013

Six Ways to Cultivate Labor Peace With Adjunct Faculty

Six Ways to Cultivate Labor Peace With Adjunct Faculty 6 Ways to Cultivate Labor Peace With Adjunct Faculty Nearly every higher education institution in the U.S. employs adjunct faculty; and at many colleges and universities, these off-the-tenure-track professors make up the majority of the teaching faculty. These employees are a vital part of the higher […]

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May 12, 2013

Proposed Regulations Adopting NAIC’s Internal Audit Function Requirements Announced

Proposed Regulations Adopting NAIC’s Internal Audit Function Requirements Announced Summary Large insurers should be preparing now to comply with proposed regulations that adopt the NAIC’s internal audit function requirements. The internal audit function is designed to provide independent, objective and reasonable assurance to the audit committee and insurer management regarding the insurance company’s risk management, […]

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May 7, 2013

A New Vocabulary for HR Professionals

A New Vocabulary for HR Professionals Any human resources professional will tell you that their job can be difficult. Every employer is subject to a vast array of state and federal employment laws. These laws are often complex and filled with subtleties that can trap the unwary. Further, new laws and variations on existing laws […]

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May 6, 2013

FTC Releases 2014 Privacy and Data Security Update, Touting Its Efforts and Achievements in Protecting Consumer Privacy

FTC Releases 2014 Privacy and Data Security Update, Touting Its Efforts and Achievements in Protecting Consumer Privacy Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its 2014 Privacy and Data Security Update, summarizing the FTC’s major enforcement actions, policy initiatives, rules, reports, workshops, and outreach efforts in the privacy and data security arenas from approximately […]

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May 2, 2013

Key Changes Introduced in the Brazilian Arbitration Law

Key Changes Introduced in the Brazilian Arbitration Law On May 26, 2015, Brazil amended its arbitration law (nº 9,307/96) to expressly permit the “public administration” (i.e., companies owned by the state, government agencies) to be bound by arbitration agreements. The new law (nº 13,129/15) states that the public administration, as well as private parties, may […]

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May 2, 2013

Hut ab: Mützenpflicht für Piloten diskriminierend

Hut ab: Mützenpflicht für Piloten diskriminierend Neben den immer wieder im Fokus stehenden Lokführern sind auch Piloten eine Berufsgruppe, die vermehrt im Zusammenhang mit arbeitsrechtlichen Themen auf sich aufmerksam macht. Aufgrund ihrer hervorgehobenen Stellung rufen Streiks, wie sie die (nur) ca. 5400 Piloten der Lufthansa und ihrer Tochterunternehmen für die Beibehaltung des bisherigen Übergangsrentensystems im […]

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May 2, 2013

New Brunswick New Jersey’s Paid Sick & Safe Leave Law Goes Into Effect

New Brunswick New Jersey’s Paid Sick & Safe Leave Law Goes Into Effect On December 17, 2015, the City of New Brunswick passed its own paid sick leave ordinance, making it the eleventh municipality in the State of New Jersey to require paid sick leave. The ordinance becomes effective on January 6, 2016, but employees […]

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May 1, 2013

So You Need A New Board Member: Legal Concerns When Filling Vacancies

So You Need A New Board Member: Legal Concerns When Filling Vacancies For better or worse, elected municipal officials (such as school board members) are sometimes unable to complete their term of office, and thus boards of education are faced with having to fill vacancies. Here is a brief primer of legal considerations that may […]

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April 29, 2013

Amendments to the Antimonopoly Regulation in Kazakhstan

Amendments to the Antimonopoly Regulation in Kazakhstan On 5 May 2015 the President signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Introduction of Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Natural Monopolies and Regulated Markets” No. 312-V (the “Amendments”). The Amendments came into force on 18 May 2015 […]

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April 29, 2013

SawStop Dismissal Explained: Opinion Crosscutting SawStop’s Antitrust Lawsuit Released

SawStop Dismissal Explained: Opinion Crosscutting SawStop’s Antitrust Lawsuit Released Judge Claude M. Hilton of the Eastern District of Virginia recently issued a Memorandum Opinion following up on his June 27, 2014 order (on which we previously wrote here and here) dismissing the complaint filed against the power tool industry by SawStop, LLC. To recap, according to the February 2014 complaint, […]

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