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U.S. Supreme Court sides with employers over arbitration of PAGA claims

SCOTUS holds prejudice is not required for waiver of right to arbitrate

Project owners can effectively combat contractors’ efforts to use the Spearin Doctrine as a sword with strategic planning beforehand

Illinois Department of Labor issues first guidance on the state’s Equal Pay Act

The City of Chicago amends sexual harassment laws, including new training, policy, and notice requirements

Supreme Court rules for Austin, Texas, upholding off-premise sign regulations

85% of contractors are at risk of making a false certification in the OFCCP Contractor Portal: Does that include you?

USCIS expands premium processing services on certain backlogged immigration cases

SEC proposes SPAC rules to provide additional investor protections

New U.S. trademark and copyright procedures

An introduction to the Adjustable Interest (LIBOR) Act: The federal response to LIBOR replacement

SEC proposes new rules for climate-related disclosure

USCIS updates guidance on employment authorization for certain E and L nonimmigrant spouses

Illinois Appellate Panel Upholds Employer Defense Against Employee BIPA Claims: Union Employee BIPA Claims Preempted by Federal Labor Law

Illinois Supreme Court ruling curtails prominent BIPA defense

New law to bar mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment and assault claims

Crypto crackdown: Why federal regulators are going after new digital currency products

Uyghur Forced Labor legislation passes House & Senate

Federal contractor COVID safety protocols may reach further within your workforce than you expect

EPA continues to advance aggressive PFAS strategy with new RCRA rulemakings

SEC urges SPACs to include disclosures of conflicts of interest

What can we learn from the DOJ’s latest spoofing conviction?

Legacy Advised Funds: Finally, here’s something to “LAF” about

Three key differences between the Cargo Preference Act clauses

12 answers: The federal contractor vaccine and masking requirements

A two-minute overview of the September 9 executive order on contractor “vaccines”

Be prepared for the new Illinois equal pay reporting and certification requirements

Illinois governor signs law that applies limits to non-competition and non-solicitation agreements

When can you sue on your new patent? That depends on your time zone.

2021 rules changes: Texas Rules of Civil Procedure

Update – SOFR and LIBOR Replacement

What you need to know about recent changes to New York’s power of attorney law

The federal contractor $15 minimum wage: Who, what, when, where, why, how

A spicy relationship between Uber-like delivery services and the restaurants that feed them

New requirement for corporations doing business in Illinois to publicly report employee demographic data

Blog Posts

‘Boneless wings’ or ‘saucy nugs’: Viral video provides lesson on food labeling laws

Hot tea lawsuit fails on appeal

FDA and OSHA publish pandemic checklist to assist food industry

HHS provides update for Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements

Office of Administrative Law approves final CCPA regulations

Adding COVID-19 to the informed consent process: A Q&A for health care providers

Thompson Coburn releases free Title IX training series for institutions of Higher Education

CJEU invalidates EU-US Privacy Shield

California Privacy Rights Act qualifies for November 2020 ballot

Blog Browse: As COVID-19 prompts more retail tenant bankruptcies, how should landlords and lenders respond?

TCLE

Recent Updates in Illinois Law

Stop, Drop and Scrutinize: What To Do When You Receive a Government Subpoena

Nuts and Bolts of Attorney Client Privilege: What is it, when it applies and when it may be worth waiving

Defending Class Actions

How to End a Business Relationship Without Litigating

Investigating Your Own Organization: When, Why and How to Conduct Internal Investigations

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2022

Complying with the Revised FTC Safeguards Rule: Lessons from the New York Experience

The Revised FTC Safeguards Rule - What It Means and Why It Is More Important Than You Might Think

Breaking Developments in Employee Benefits Plans

New OSHA Rules

Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

Remote Work Issues

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines in Postsecondary Education

California Privacy: CCPA and Beyond

Postsecondary Institutions: Business Considerations

Returning to Work During COVID-19: Employment and Privacy Law Considerations

Higher Education Transactions: Valuation & Structure

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2021

CMMC and 800-171 in Government Contracting and Higher Education

The Regulatory Outlook for Higher Education

Talking About Your IP Rights

Federal Energy Policy: Impact of the 2020 Election

Election Day Impacts for Cyber and Privacy

Remote Work Issues & Implications

Employee Benefits Update

Protecting the Ever-Increasing Endpoints in Higher Education

FFCRA Update

Analyzing ED’s New Distance Education Rule

Title IX Module 5: Title IX Determinations

Title IX Module 3: Title IX Investigations & Informal Resolutions

Getting Ready for USED’s New Student Disclosure Requirements

USED’s New Title IX Rule: A Detailed Examination

Better Together? Competition, Price Gouging and Other Antitrust Issues Raised by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The CARES Act for Higher Education: Strategy and Implementation

State and Federal Implementation of Industrial Hemp Laws

Navigating HR Issues during the COVID-19 Emergency

Higher Education & Immigration: Five Evolving Areas to Watch

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2020

Financial Risks Common in Employee Benefit Programs

2019 Small Business Government Contracts Regulatory and Administrative Changes and What They Mean for 2020

Merging Institutions of Higher Education: Corporate and Tax Considerations

Colleges Held for Ransom: Responding to a Ransomware Attack

The State of Cannabis in the States: A Federal Overview

Convinced Your Company Can’t Possibly Be Benefiting From or Promoting Human Trafficking? Think Again

Managing Contractors' Combating - Trafficking Compliance

The Big Bang: When the Worlds of Energy Law and Bankruptcy Law Collide

The ABCs of REAs

Intellectual Property Primer for Higher Ed Institutions

The “Key Personnel” Requirement in Government Solicitations

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions in Higher Education: Key Points of the Letter of Intent

The Dodd Frank Rollback: Easing the Rules for Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) Lending

Disclosure Requirements for Online and Distance Professional Licensure Programs

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2018

Lender Policies and Procedures for Subpoenas, Summons and Third-Party Demand Requests

PURPA Policies Then and Now: The Latest Developments for Electric Utilities

A Government Contractor's Survival Kit: Understanding Three Challenging Aspects of Procurement

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update

A Tough Act to Follow: How to Comply with the Complex Trade Agreements Act

Statutory Changes, New Regulations, and Compliance Deadlines Under the Food Safety Modernization Act

Life Insurance to Fund Buyouts or Loss of a Key Person

Hot Topics in Welfare Benefits

Seven Things You Should Know About the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act

Overtime Law 2016 – Expanded New Rule: What It Means for You

Government Contracts Update – Stay Informed

Top 5 Employment Policies to Revamp this Year

Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act)

Bankruptcy 101: Bankruptcy Basics

IP 101

Workplace Privacy

Government Contracts Update 2013

TC Rewind: 2012