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In 2016, the US Department of Justice issued its Antitrust Guidance for Human Resources Professionals (Antitrust Guidance), in which it warned that criminal charges may result if corporations enter into “naked no-poach agreements.”
On January 8, 2021, US authorities announced that they reached an agreement with Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Deutsche Bank) to resolve the government’s investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as well as a separate investigation into a commodities fraud scheme.
This case has drawn worldwide attention and is likely to be relied upon by policyholders and insurers alike.
In early December, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York denied, in part, a motion to dismiss claims of breach of fiduciary duty and recovery of fraudulent conveyances brought against former directors and officers of the Jones Group.
Recent legislative developments include amendments to expand upon Orange Book and Purple Book listing requirements.
In light of the development of a COVID vaccine, employers across all industries are beginning to plan for their employees to return to the workplace.
Just two weeks into CY 2021, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding its enforcement efforts against forced labor in China.
We’ve reported, at length, on Virginia’s first-in-the-nation, state-wide, temporary COVID-19 workplace safety standard linked below. That standard took effect on July 27, 2020, and will expire on January 26, 2021.
Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the EEOC) proposed two final rules: One under the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA), and the other under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). 
The latest trends and developments in the class action world
During this political season, there’s no doubt that candidates and political groups have been urging their supporters – and complete strangers – to get to the polls by sending an unprecedented amount of text messages.
Class actions brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continue to trend upward in favor of plaintiffs.
The latest trends and developments in the class action world.
Our initial alert highlighted various hospitality and service industry businesses suing their insurers to recover for losses arising out of closure and stay-at-home (Civil Authority) orders.
In this issue of the Arent Fox Class Action Quarterly Update, we will be focusing on one recent California Supreme Court decision and two court of appeal decisions impacting the fashion and retail industries.
The Supreme Court ruled on several cases involving class actions in the last few months. A case awaiting certiorari could dramatically change the jurisdictional requirements for plaintiffs in class actions across the country.
The vast majority of class action litigation in the logistics industry over the past quarter, and indeed the last few years, has been focused on the issue of worker misclassification.
Earlier this week, the federal government reopened the Paycheck Protection Program – and emphasized a renewed focus on preventing fraud and abuse.
On January 11, 2021, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, passed by the Council of the District of Columbia in December 2020.
Effective January 1, 2021, every private employer in Florida must either use E-verify, a federal web-based program, to verify the identity and work authorization for each new hire.
The new guidance includes helpful information about additional ‘eligible costs’ for which PPP funds may be used.
It may come as some surprise that embedded within the over 5,500-pages of the recent COVID-19 relief and government funding bill (the Consolidated Appropriations Act) are several (not-insubstantial) changes to copyright and trademark law and procedure.
The recently-passed Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”) augments the CARES Act by expanding the existing Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) and adding additional stimulus programs in an attempt to lay some traction to the most troubled sectors of the US economy.
On January 6, the US Department of Labor announced a final rule, aimed at clarifying the distinction, under the FLSA, between employees and independent contractors.