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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.
Under the English Arbitration Act 1996, the grounds on which an English arbitration award can be challenged in court are very limited.
This issue of Perspectives focuses on recent ERISA fiduciary and tax decisions, which have special importance to plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries.
The Bribery Act 2010 has now been in force for three years. There have as yet been no corporate prosecutions brought under the act.
In this podcast, Paul Harris shares his thoughts and observations on the commercial world, and intellectual property in particular.
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.
The president’s Climate Action Plan: its impact on moderating carbon emissions through ecological conservation
By Brad Raffle and Anthony B Cavender...
On 27 June, governor Jerry Brown signed SB 73 into law as part of the state budget package. The bill established a Clean Energy Job Creation Fund.
In London Borough of Islington v Elliot and Morris  EWCA Civ 56, the Court of Appeal reviewed the principles that apply when considering the power of a court under English law to grant injunctions before damage has taken place. These are known as quia timet (‘because he fears’) injunctions.
Sponsors of global stock plans must navigate a host of legal and tax regimes to maintain compliance with applicable rules and laws.
A decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery is the first step towards the elimination of stockholder suits filed in two or more jurisdictions concerning the same issues.
The DOL has announced an opportunity for administrators of participant-directed individual account plans to ‘reset’ their annual deadline for distributing plan-related information.
The Serious Fraud Office is investigating only two cases relating to the Bribery Act more than two years after the law came into force.
On 10 July 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the long-awaited amendments to Rule 506 of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933.