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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.
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In its recent Final Rule significantly revising the federal Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implements several important changes to the special rules on compensation set forth in 42 C.F.R. § 411.354(d). 
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.
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.
Recent legislative developments include amendments to expand upon Orange Book and Purple Book listing requirements.
Just two weeks into CY 2021, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding its enforcement efforts against forced labor in China.
Class actions brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continue to trend upward in favor of plaintiffs.
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). 
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.
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.
Folgers Coffee Co., and its parent company, J.M. Smucker, were sued in federal court for allegedly inflating the number of servings contained in certain canisters of Folgers’ ground coffee.
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.
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.
Enrolling in such a CMS-sponsored innovation model now has an added benefit: a new Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) safe harbor.
The latest trends and developments in the class action world.
The latest trends and developments in the class action world
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.
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.
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.
Earlier this week, the federal government reopened the Paycheck Protection Program – and emphasized a renewed focus on preventing fraud and abuse.
The new guidance includes helpful information about additional ‘eligible costs’ for which PPP funds may be used.