- Jul 11 2019
Amazon’s recent classification as a “seller” under Pennsylvania law could expose it to additional liability for product sales made on its massive online marketplace. A recent ruling issued by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals could expose Amazon to claims for strict product liability and negligence in states having similar laws to those in Pennsylvania.
- Jun 27 2019
As Bitcoin* continues to rise in value relative to the U.S. dollar (currently trading at $12,843 on Coinbase), renewed interest in the non-sovereign currency is sparking the question among some intrepid employers: Can I pay my employees in Bitcoin?
- Jun 26 2019
Trustees who have been paying taxes in Georgia on accumulated fiduciary income may want to reevaluate that practice based upon the language of the Georgia statute and the Supreme Court decision on the Kaestner case.
- Jun 25 2019
Brand owners often struggle to maintain their “minimum advertised price” (or “MAP”) in a world of ubiquitous online resellers. A recent decision issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah involving a consumer brand provides guidance to trademark owners who want to limit the unauthorized resale of their products.
- May 23 2019
On May 9, 2019, the state of Washington joined Massachusetts, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Illinois and Nevada in curtailing the use of employee non-competition covenants.
- Apr 30 2019
The Georgia Department of Revenue will be holding an auction Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Century Center to sell a large quantity of distilled spirits and wine that their agents have seized over a period of time.
- Apr 29 2019
Based on an April 25, 2019, ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, employers who submit an EEO-1 Report must also submit the 2018 Component 2 pay data by September 30, 2019.
- Apr 25 2019
On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Supreme Court issued another decision supporting the use of individual arbitration agreements, and limiting employee and consumer access to class and collective claims.
- Mar 27 2019
On March 21, 2019, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc decision in Lewis v. City of Union City.
- Mar 26 2019
New Jersey Senate Bill 121 bans nondisclosure provisions for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, deeming future confidentiality agreements unenforceable and forcing employers to reevaluate their policies.