- Nov 26 2018
On November 19, Institutional Shareholder Services, the leading proxy advisory firm (“ISS”), announced revisions to its 2019 proxy voting guidelines. While the revisions consist largely of minor tweaks to existing policies, two of the 2019 revisions are noteworthy.
- Aug 30 2018
A recent Delaware Court of Chancery case, ChyronHego Corp. v. Wight, C.A., explores the interaction between several of the typically relevant provisions.
- Aug 29 2018
On August 28, 2018, the United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (“DOL”) issued an opinion letter that could be a game changer for organizations that employ inside sales representatives.
- Aug 20 2018
On August 10, 2018, Massachusetts’ governor signed into law a bill that significantly changes the Commonwealth’s law on covenants not to compete in the employment/independent contractor context. The law narrows the categories of workers who can be bound by a covenant not to compete, specifies the notice to the contractor or employee and consideration required, and limits the circumstances in which such covenants can be enforced against former employees.
- Hacking Scheme Affects More Than 15 Million Customers From the Restaurant, Gaming, and Hospitality IndustriesAug 08 2018
Late last week, the U.S. Justice Department indicted three Ukrainian nationals in connection with a hacking (malware) scheme that stole more than 15 million credit and debit card numbers from the restaurant, gaming, and hospitality industries.
- Jul 18 2018
The insurance coverage purchased in a blanket policy may seem broad, but this broad coverage is then limited by definitions, conditions and exclusions. These terms narrow the perceived coverage and can render the presumed coverage purchased for lost or stolen rare coins or similar collectibles merely an illusion.
- Jul 02 2018
On June 28, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules amending the definition of “smaller reporting company” to extend the benefit of the smaller-reporting-company reporting regime to more registrants.
- Jun 2018
South Carolina has a complex web of laws governing mandatory reporting, and the responsibility includes more than traditionally-understood abuse or neglect. The law imposes a responsibility to report such things as emotional abuse, teen sexting, and some cases of domestic violence. Furthermore, the statute specifically includes volunteers, thus placing a responsibility on youth-serving organizations to train volunteers as well as employees.
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- Jun 2018
Georgia has a complex web of laws governing mandatory reporting, and the responsibility includes more than traditionally-understood abuse or neglect. The law imposes a responsibility to report such things as emotional abuse, exposure to drugs, driving under the influence, and some cases of domestic violence. Furthermore, the statute specifically includes volunteers, thus placing a responsibility on youth-serving organizations to train volunteers as well ...
- Jun 07 2018
If you have received a deluge of emails regarding updated privacy policies from services you use, you are not alone. They relate to a new set of data privacy rules that went into effect across the European Union on May 25, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new rules have sweeping implications for businesses around the world.