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|New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act|
Brian Robert Morrison, Elliot D. Ostrove; Day Pitney LLP;
September 18, 2013, previously published on September 19, 2013In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J. --- (2013), a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a plaintiff who brings a claim under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) is precluded from recovering attorney fees if a defendant does not file a...
|October 1 - Deadline to Notify Employees of Exchanges|
Eric D. Fader, Anubhav Gogna; Day Pitney LLP;
September 18, 2013, previously published on September 16, 2013October 1, 2013, is the deadline for U.S. employers to notify all of their employees (including part-time employees) of the availability of state health insurance "marketplaces," or exchanges. The notification requirement was added by Section 1512 of the Patient Protection and Affordable...
|IRS Issues DOMA Guidance: Action Steps for Employers|
David P. Doyle, Anubhav Gogna, Liza J. Hecht, Kathy A. Lawler, Frank A. Rubinetti; Day Pitney LLP;
September 6, 2013, previously published on September 5, 2013On August 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 providing guidance on the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor. In Windsor, the Supreme Court struck down the portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defining "marriage"...
|New Jersey Social Media Privacy Bill Signed by Gov. Christie|
Theresa A. Kelly, Joseph C. Nuzzo, David K. Reid; Day Pitney LLP;
September 4, 2013, previously published on September 3, 2013On August 29, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that bars employers from requiring job candidates or current employees to disclose their usernames and passwords for social media sites.
|Facebook Eases Rules for Running Promotions on Brand Pages|
Richard D. "Rick" Harris, Catherine Dugan "Cathy" O'Connor; Day Pitney LLP;
September 4, 2013, previously published on September 3, 2013As of August 27, Facebook has changed some of its rules for businesses running promotions on the social media platform. Designed to make it easier to administer promotions on Facebook, the new rules remove several logistical requirements that previously deterred small businesses from using Facebook...
|New Law Seeks to Expedite Commencement of Settlement Conferences in New York Residential Foreclosure Actions|
Alfred W. J. Marks, Joy Harmon Sperling, Michael A. Weiss; Day Pitney LLP;
August 7, 2013, previously published on August 5, 2013On July 31, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill requiring that, at the commencement of every new foreclosure action on owner-occupied residential property, the foreclosure plaintiff's attorney file a "certificate of merit" attesting to his or her knowledge, information and belief...
|SEC Continues to Act Against Municipal Issuers for Disclosure Failures|
Judith A. Blank; Day Pitney LLP;
July 31, 2013, previously published on July 30, 2013The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") continues its increased enforcement activity against municipal issuers. On July 29, 2013, the SEC for the first time charged a municipal issuer with securities fraud for stating in an official statement that it was in full compliance with...
|Governor Signs New Jersey Domestic Violence Leave Law|
Heather Weine Brochin, Michael H. Dell, Joseph C. Nuzzo; Day Pitney LLP;
July 30, 2013, previously published on July 26, 2013On July 17, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed into law the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment ("SAFE") Act. The act, which goes into effect on October 1, requires employers with 25 or more employees to provide 20 days of unpaid leave to any employee who is a victim of a...