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Gift-giving policies: Seven ethics checks in light of OGE’s Updated Standards

Halo looms over new decision that adds to ERISA risks for claims administrators

House passes bill to clamp down on class actions

USPTO launches new proof of use audit program

How to protect your family-owned business from your child’s spouse

Environmental deregulation under President Trump: Business as usual?

21st Century Cures Act overrules IRS guidance on HRAs, enhances enforcement of Mental Health Parity Act

In a significant change, 2nd Circuit requires strict compliance with Department of Labor claim regulations

The shifting standard for IPR estoppel: Where are we now?

5 tips for environmental due diligence in business transactions

Connecting more: Two ways the revised OGE gift standards ease communication with government employees

Missouri appellate court opens the door to Spearin claims by contractors against public entities

New laws may give fiduciaries power to access digital assets

Recent guidance issued on mental health parity and tobacco cessation programs

March 1 is just around the corner – Have you installed transgender restroom signs?

Missouri to join Right to Work ranks: Is the fight over or just warming up?

Top three trends in venture debt for 2017

Is venture debt right for your start-up or growth-stage company?

Why a ‘Grantor Trust’ is a good addition to every estate plan

Summary and implications of proposed 'Counteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017'

Strategies for documenting vessel acquisition and financing transactions

EEOC issues guidance on new wellness notice mandated for 2017

New CME enforcement rules for the new year

New circuit split raises questions about ‘permit shield’ defense in Clean Water Act cases

Trademark Office warns about deceptive trademark-related solicitations

Traps and pitfalls of joint ownership

D.C. appellate court strikes another nail in the coffin for the Frye test

EPA reveals first 10 chemicals to be reviewed under a more robust toxic substances act

Chicago lifts limits on efficiency units close to transit

SCOTUS clarifies damages analysis for design patents, reversing landmark damage award

Texas overtime ruling directly affects California employers

A reminder about changes to tenant security deposits in Missouri

What the League giveth: St. Louis’ key role in the history of NFL relocation

In new litigation, Amazon takes a stronger stance on counterfeit products

Court rejects contractor’s mechanic’s lien because of ‘intent’

Are HR employees ‘investment advisors’ under the DOL’s fiduciary rule?

Missouri Supreme Court resets the rules for collecting leaking underground storage tank cleanup costs in litigation

Why donor advised funds are useful for year-end charitable giving

Due diligence checklist for commercial real estate acquisitions

Private equity’s top ten issues for the next president

Did you consider the COBRA implications of your severance arrangement?

Industry custom evidence held admissible in CA product liability case based on defective design

California real estate: Change the ownership, increase the tax

What I’ve learned about life, law and sports

Developments in aircraft and marine finance for 2016

California expands pay equity, limits pay stub requirements

Nevada case a reminder to foreign entities: Protect your due process rights when served

What U.S. companies need to know about their IP rights post-Brexit

U.K. now requires supply chain transparency on human trafficking risks

Key considerations for representation and warranty insurance

Was that trader really 'spoofing'? Focus on the statute’s words, not the regulator’s claims

Doing business in California or the UK? You may be required to be a watchdog for human trafficking

Proposed Bayer-Monsanto merger presents a charitable planning opportunity

Proposed changes to Section 2704 could spur tax increase for owners of closely held businesses

Can a futures brokerage firm pay trailing commissions to an inactive AP or his estate?

New Illinois law prohibits non-competition agreements with low-wage employees

Do you need a Section 404 permit for your real estate development?

Unpaid construction work? Stay calm – and make sure every word of mechanics lien is accurate

IRS releases updated safe harbors for management contracts in tax-exempt bond-financed projects

Technology companies: Are your employment policies due for a reboot?

IRS issues new rules for 'closed' defined benefit plans

Section 409A: Top 10 rules for compliant non-qualified deferred compensation

Key details about the Defend Trade Secrets notification requirement

Missouri expands project delivery options for public works projects

Waivers of implied warranty strengthened for condo, home builders in Illinois

Fashion industry awash in copyright lawsuits: What you can do

Former head of OSHA discusses workplace injury policies, DOJ enforcement

U.S. Department of Labor issues final rule updating overtime regulations

New OSHA reporting and anti-retaliation rules

Class action defendants benefit from Spokeo’s ruling on standing

Update on academic use of drones

What you need to know about federal trade secret protection