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By Stephen M. Proctor
Courts and lawyers must deal with ambiguous statutes all the time. But Judge Wood's frustration with the Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act (IDFPA)...
By Bryan Y. Funai
Effective October 1, 2017, USCIS will reinstitute interviews for certain adjustment of status applicants, ending the interview waiver which has been in place for over a decade.
By Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Starting from July 1, 2017, new regulations have come into effect in California regarding protection for transgender persons in the workplace.
By Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The program will include panel discussions on the Trump Administration's impact on various employment and employee benefit laws, the significant increase in employee fraud and embezzlement...
By Bryan Y. Funai
On June 28, 2017, the State Department issued its guidance to all consular posts regarding the implementation of the 90-day travel ban for persons from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
By Michael Golenson
In another decision against patent owners, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to expand the scope of the patent exhaustion doctrine.
By Reinhold Krammer
The United States Supreme Court, in an unanimous decision, held that, as long as the receiving country has not objected via the Hague Convention and the applicable U.S. procedural law to the suit...
By Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Advertised in Crain's Chicago Business, Alan M. Kaplan and Frank J. Del Barto presented a program on Onboarding & Terminating Employees on May 3...
By Stephen M. Proctor
In our Risk Management Update of December 23, 2015, we discussed an Illinois case that had to decide when a successor entity purchasing the assets of its predecessor became liable...
By Michael Golenson
In a highly-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided to crack down on forum shopping in patent infringement lawsuits by limiting where domestic corporations can be sued.
By Stephen M. Proctor
In a May 2, 2017 decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decided the fate of a stream of rental payments from the bankrupt owner of a residential complex.
By Masanari Katsumi
National, Inc. needed to hire a customer service representative. It advertised for applicants, interviewed and evaluated the applicants, and decided to offer the position to one of the applicants.
By Mary Shellenberg
Like many practitioners, we continue to monitor developments under the new Administration on various aspects of employment and benefit law matters, including the future of health care reform and the DOL's fiduciary rule.
By Alan Kaplan
After the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 135 S. Ct. 2584 (2015), a person could get married to a same-sex partner on Saturday and fired by his or her employer on Monday.
By Asa Markel
This past week, the California Supreme Court weighed in on whether trial judges should award attorneys' fees against the losing side where the California litigation is dismissed because the parties' contractual forum selection calls for litigation elsewhere.