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HTMLFirst-Ever: Cybersecurity Regulations Released by New York Department of Financial Services
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 16, 2016
After surveying nearly 200 of its regulated banking and insurance companies for industry insight, the New York Department of Financial Services (the “NYDFS”) proposed a first-ever, cybersecurity regulation, on September 13, 2016, to protect against the growing threat of cyber-attacks....

 

HTMLEPA Issues Guidance on Greener Cleanups
Seth V.D.H. Cooley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 2016
On August 2, 2016, EPA issued the memorandum, "Consideration of Greener Cleanup Activities in the Superfund Cleanup Process," that recommends approaches for regional EPA Superfund staff to consider when evaluating, during the remedy selection process, how "greener cleanup...

 

HTMLCharting the Rise of Retaliation Claims: EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Workplace Retaliation
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 7, 2016
Effective August 29, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues (“Guidance”), along with a Questions and Answers Guide, and a Small Business Fact Sheet. Although the Guidance is not binding,...

 

HTMLSEC Files Civil Claims Against General Counsel for Mishandling Internal Investigation and Securities Disclosures
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 15, 2016
On September 9, 2016, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged Ohio-based chemical company RPM International Inc. (“RPM”) and its General Counsel with violations of antifraud provisions of the Securities Act and Exchange Act due to failures to disclose and...

 

HTMLMaryland Considerably Expands Equal Pay Laws
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 16, 2016
In May 2016, Governor Lawrence J. Hogan signed into law House Bill 1003, which goes into effect on October 1, 2016. Many are referring to House Bill 1003 as the “new” equal pay law, but it is really an expansion of the current Maryland equal pay laws that have been in effect for almost...

 

HTMLWater Shortages Loom Large for California Farmers
Thomas M. Berliner; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 2016
From a climate perspective, 2016 in California was a fairly wet year. Northern California reservoirs filled and went in the flood control releases. That should be good news for California's cities and farms in terms of starting to dig out of the deep drought hole that has hit the state in the past...

 

HTMLSupreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Constitutional Protections for Commenting on Public Controversies
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 15, 2016
In its recent decision in Cottrell v. Smith, S16A0013, 2016 Ga. LEXIS 473 (July 8, 2016), the Georgia Supreme Court addressed a number of topics that are common in many defamation cases and clarified the law in the areas of defamation per se, limited purpose public figures and actual malice. The...

 

HTMLRecent FCC Decision Provides a Major Boost for 5G Services, Including the Internet of Things
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2016, previously published on July 25, 2016
Imagine a future where patient health will be monitored on a real-time basis, in or out of the hospital; where trees have sensors in them to detect rising pollution levels; and where products wirelessly communicate their performance to the manufacturer.

 

HTMLSeller Beware: Recent Lawsuits Under N.J. Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act Target E-Commerce Businesses
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2016, previously published on August 4, 2016
Online retailers across the United States have one more issue to consider as they prepare for the next sale: a growing number of lawsuits under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) alleging that standard online terms of service agreements on websites violate...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Governor Baker Signs Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, to Go into Effect in 2018
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2016, previously published on Augsut 2, 2016
In an effort to eliminate the pay gap between men and women, on August 1, 2016, Massachusetts enacted legislation that requires equal pay for “work that is substantially similar in that it requires substantially similar skill, effort, and responsibility and is performed under similar working...

 


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