May 6, 2017

Eighth Circuit Rules That NLRB Erred By Invalidating Employment Contracts Requiring Individual Arbitration

Eighth Circuit Rules That NLRB Erred By Invalidating Employment Contracts Requiring Individual Arbitration We formerly reported on the federal circuit split which has developed within the enforceability of arbitration provisions waiving class actions in employment contracts. Compare December 19, 2013 (D. R. Horton) and November 9, 2015 (Murphy Oil) with June 6, 2016 (Lewis). The […]

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May 6, 2017

“Ban the Box” Packs More Punch in Philadelphia Under New Amendment

“Ban the Box” Packs More Punch in Philadelphia Under New Amendment Since 2012, the Fair Criminal Screening Standards Ordinance has prohibited most employers inside the town of Philadelphia from asking about criminal convictions on resume forms. Under revisions towards the so-known as “Ban the Box” ordinance, that have been approved by Mayor Nutter on friday, […]

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May 5, 2017

GLOBAL: The rise of drones as an issue in sport

GLOBAL: An upswing of drones being an issue in sport [author: Danny Westmoreland] The rc aircraft which travelled a flag emblazoned by having an Albanian symbol within the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania in October 2014 introduced a premature finish towards the match among violent scenes, with fans invading the pitch and […]

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May 5, 2017

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest – Volume XI, Issue 2

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest – Volume XI, Issue 2 BROKER-DEALER – 2016 Examination Priorities Announced By SEC – On The month of january 11, the Registration released work of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ (OCIE) 2016 examination priorities, which aim to address: (1) the security of retail investors, particularly individuals saving for retirement (2) the […]

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May 5, 2017

CT Law from the Land

CT Law from the Land Thanks for visiting CT Law from the Land. Developments within the law which could change up the condition and municipal agency approval process for land use applications in Connecticut happen on almost an every day basis.  These may vary from important court decisions, to legislative changes, which can dramatically change […]

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May 5, 2017

Washington Supreme Court Affirms Washington Federal v. Gentry and Confirms Lenders’ Right to Obtain Deficiency Judgments Against Guarantors Following Nonjudicial Foreclosure

Washington Supreme Court Affirms Washington Federal v. Gentry and Confirms Lenders’ Right to Obtain Deficiency Judgments Against Guarantors Following Nonjudicial Foreclosure The Washington Supreme Court issued an opinion today affirming the right of a lender to obtain a deficiency judgment against a commercial guarantor following a nonjudicial foreclosure. Divisions One and Two of the Washington […]

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May 4, 2017

Drug Injuries Watch: The blue pill – Melanoma MDL Motion For Federal Court Lawsuits Against Pfizer

Drug Injuries Watch: The blue pill – Melanoma MDL Motion For Federal Court Lawsuits Against Pfizer http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/2016/02/melanoma-viagra-mdl-federal-court-lawsuits-consolidation-litigation-pharmaceutical-company-pfizer-ed-bph-pah-drugs-side-effec.html Download PDF Drug Injury Watch: Viagra – Melanoma MDL Motion For Federal Court Lawsuits Against Pfizer (Posted by Tom Lamb at www.DrugInjuryWatch.com on February 19, 2016) On December 11, 2015 a legal document captioned In re: VIAGRA® PRODUCTS […]

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May 3, 2017

Senate Passes Burr-Feinstein Cybersecurity Bill

Senate Passes Burr-Feinstein Cybersecurity Bill The Senate has transpired the Cybersecurity Information Discussing Act (S.754, CISA), backed by Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the chair and vice-chair from the Senate Intelligence Committee, with a margin of 74 to 21. The ultimate election came after a number of votes on high-profile amendments concerning […]

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May 3, 2017

Your daily dose of financial news The Brief – 5.23.16

Your daily dose of financial news The Brief – 5.23.16 We’ve got numbers for Bayer’s unsolicited bid to buy Monsanto—a cash offer of $62 billion, representing a 37% premium on Monsanto’s May 9 closing price – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg Once again, newly released documents are giving us a better idea of what was […]

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