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In Peabody v Time Warner Cable, Time Warner contended that a former account executive was not entitled to overtime pay because she fell into the ‘commissioned employee’ exemption.
The IRS has issued final regulations that permit employers and IRA providers to offer ‘qualified longevity annuity contracts’ or ‘QLACs’ under defined-contribution plans and IRAs.
This issue of Perspectives focuses on recent ERISA fiduciary and tax decisions, which have special importance to plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries.
California courts are clarifying potential liability under the CMIA of healthcare providers, health plans, pharmaceutical companies and others for the unauthorised disclosure of medical information.
The California Supreme Court in Iskanian v CLS Transportation Los Angeles held that its decision in Gentry v Superior Court is no longer good law.
The next Quarterly Issues/Programs List must be placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 July 2014.
The next Children’s Television Programming Report must be filed with the FCC and placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 July 2014.
The importance of careful drafting was recently reiterated by the New York Court of Appeals in Quadrant Structured Products Co v Vertin.
FCC Enforcement Monitor: bad legal advice leads to admonishment for public file violations; and more
Pillsbury has released its FCC Enforcement Monitor for June 2014.
Proposed implementing legislation for the Mexican energy reform will create an open, competitive electrical power industry
The Mexican Congress is debating a historic package of legislation to restructure the nation’s electrical power sector.
The Ely Lily case highlighted the impact a judicial decision can have on a business. But what of the wider impact a judge can have on the economy as a whole?
CERCLA imposes strict liability for the costs of environmental contamination on four classes of responsible parties, including current owners of contaminated properties.
The California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District has affirmed the Superior Court ruling in Ocean Avenue LLC v County of Los Angeles.
Plaintiffs in securities fraud class actions may satisfy the reliance element by showing that they traded on an ‘efficient market’ presumed to reflect all public material information.
FERC violated the National Environmental Policy Act by improperly ‘segmenting’ its NEPA analysis of a four-part upgrade to Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s 300 Line System.
Since the advent of ‘say-on-pay’, the plaintiffs’ securities bar has attempted to rustle up claims relating to executive compensation matters discussed in proxy statements.
A jury in Miami has issued a verdict against a taxpayer for $2.2m in fees, interest and civil penalties for failing to file FBARs for his Swiss bank accounts.
The California Attorney General (AG) recently released a series of guidelines to assist with compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003.
New York creates rocket-docket for commercial disputes — but accelerated adjudication comes with trade-offs
As of 2 June, the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court will allow for the accelerated adjudication of commercial disputes.
Commercial real estate is an approximately $26tn (RMB 162tn) global industry.