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Hold Onto Your Hats! DOL Sends "Regular Rate" Rule For Review
On January 23, 2019, the Department of Labor ("DOL") passed along another potential bombshell rule ...
United States
1 Feb 2019
Philadelphia City Council Passes "Fair Workweek" Bill And Votes To Increase Minimum Wage For City Workers And Contractors
On December 6, the Philadelphia City Council passed two pieces of legislation that already are being touted as altering the landscape for workers in the city, especially those in the service industry.
United States
13 Dec 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Federal Arbitration Act Pre-Empts CA Law Against Class Action Waivers
Action Item: The United States Supreme Court continues to find that federal law strongly favors arbitration clauses. The Supreme Court's decision in DIRECTV should provide some reassurance to companies that arbitration clauses in consumer contracts should be enforced by the courts.
United States
23 Dec 2015
The Commercial Lease Guarantee: An Overview For Landlords And Tenants
Gone are the days of corporate impunity—in the context of a lease agreement, that is.
United States
10 Dec 2015
NY Appellate Court Holds Attorney Client Privilege May Be Defeated When Shareholders Or Business Owners Demonstrate Good Cause
NAMA Holdings involved a discovery dispute arising out of a series of legal proceedings between the managers of Alliance Network, LLC ("Alliance"), the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP ("Greenberg")...
United States
25 Nov 2015
Due Diligence Key To Successful Liner Mergers
Like the change in seasons, every few months brings a new report of potential consolidation in the liner shipping sector.
United States
23 Oct 2015
Third Circuit Challenges Supreme Court To Reconsider Whether An LLC's Citizenship Should Be Based On Its Members
An LLC's state of organization and principal place of business are legally irrelevant for purposes of determining diversity jurisdiction in the Third Circuit.
United States
15 Oct 2015
Warranty/Guaranty Provisions In Construction Contracts
The most confusion I have seen in the discussion of construction topics concerns the concepts of "warranty" and "guaranty."
United States
3 Aug 2015
SEC Charges EB-5 Brokers With Violation Of The Exchange Act
According to the SEC, Ireeco LLC, originally located in Boca Raton, Florida, and its successor Ireeco Limited, a Hong Kong-based company and 100 percent owner of Ireeco, LLC, failed to register with the SEC...
United States
15 Jul 2015
Shanghai Government Relaxes Company Domicile Requirements
The recently implemented Administrative Measures show the Shanghai government's intention to relax and simplify the requirements for company domicile registration.
13 Jul 2015
Major Developments In SEC Enforcement
Blank Rome LLP Partner Alan Lieberman authored the chapter on "Major Developments in SEC Enforcement" in New Developments in Securities Litigation (2015 ed).
United States
25 Jun 2015
Preferred Equity Investments And Mortgage Lending: Issues For Lenders And Borrowers
Real estate owners and developers have been increasingly turning toward preferred equity structures and investments in order to raise much needed capital for the purchase, renovation, and development of real property where such capital is unavailable from traditional lending sources.
United States
22 Apr 2015
SEC Enforcement Division Outlines Focus For 2015
The Enforcement Division is developing new technology tools to enable it to more effectively discover and prosecute securities fraud.
United States
2 Apr 2015
Pro Bono Newsletter - March 24th 2014
On September 1, 2014, Blank Rome implemented its most significant change to the Firm's Pro Bono Policy since first passing a formal policy in 2001: pro bono service at Blank Rome became mandatory.
United States
1 Apr 2015
SEC FCPA Enforcement Action Against Goodyear And Investigation Of Mondelez International Provide Valuable Lessons For U.S. Companies Seeking To Acquire Foreign Entities
On February 24, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an Order settling an administrative proceeding that charged Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
19 Mar 2015
Yates v. United States: Supreme Court Reins In Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s "Anti-Shredding" Provision
The implications of the Court's decision are significant, and the certainty provided by the Supreme Court is welcome.
United States
11 Mar 2015
Disruptive Changes On The Horizon For Federal COTS Software Supply
Commercial software manufacturers and certain federal resellers could find their federal business significantly impacted by an SBA Proposed Rule published recently at 79 Fed. Reg. 77955, December 29, 2014.
United States
24 Feb 2015
YoungShip International Welcomes Texas And The United States!
YoungShip International is a professional non-profit organization whose core purposes are to provide a competent, network-enhancing arena for its members.
United States
27 Oct 2014
Supreme Court Leaves Its 1988 Decision In Basic, Inc. V. Levinson Basically Intact
In Halliburton Co. et al v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., the Supreme Court revisited its decision in Basic, Inc. v. Levinson.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Change In New York Law Affects New York Nonprofit Organizations And Wholly-Charitable Trusts, As Well As Other Charities Registered To Solicit Funds In New York
The Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 will affect New York nonprofit corporations and wholly-charitable trusts as well nonprofit corporations.
United States
9 Jun 2014
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