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By Michael Stein
The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act), signed into law on Dec. 13, 2016, was designed to accelerate medical product development and bring new innovations
By Alan Friel, Linda Goldstein, Amy Ralph Mudge, Randal M. Shaheen
Subscription boxes provide consumers with special to-order deliveries – and sometimes surprise assortments – of products, straight to their doorstep.
By Jordan R. Silversmith
On June 27, Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitrue reported that it had been hacked for around $4.2 million in user assets, consisting of 9.3 million XRP worth $4.01 million
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Joanna Wasick
Late last week, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body that sets standards for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other threats to the integrity
By Diana J. Stern
This week, major cryptocurrency exchange Binance teamed up with financial technology and regulated trust company Paxos to launch a new deposit gateway that allows traders to wire fiat to Paxos
By Simone O. Otenaike
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced approval of LedgerX's registration as a designated contract market (DCM) under the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations.
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh
On June 3, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the requirement for complainants to file Title VII claims with the EEOC or the state equivalent prior to filing suit was not jurisdictional,
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh
As discussed in our previous New York Quarterly Newsletters, employers in New York City who have 15 or more employees
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh
Last month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill prohibiting preemployment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol.
By Michael Stein
In Cellspin Soft, Inc. v. Fitbit, Inc.,[1] the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) rendered an important decision declaring that the presumption of validi
By John Lewis
Recent New York legislation in reaction to the #MeToo movement has sought to limit or foreclose arbitration of employment-related disputes
By Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Amy J. Traub
In April, the New York State Election Law was amended to provide that New York state employees who are registered voters may, without loss of pay for up to three hours, take off so much working time...
By Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Amy J. Traub
As we previously reported in our Employment Law Spotlight Blog, on April 1, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. DOL proposed a new, four-part test for determining "joint employment" under the FLSA.
By Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Amy J. Traub, Marc-Joseph Gansah
As previously reported in our Employment Law Spotlight blog last summer, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive bill requiring employers in the state to provide workers with paid family and medical leave.
By Teresa M. Goody, Michelle Tanney
On May 2, 2019, Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York ruled that the government effectively outsourced a portion of its ongoing investigation of LIBOR manipulation at
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