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|Federal District Court (In Its Capacity As An Employer) Must Reimburse Employee for the Cost of Health Benefits for her Same-Sex Domestic Partner|
Roberta K. Chevlowe, Tulio D. Chirinos; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 2014The Ninth Circuit Judicial Council, an administrative body that reviews decisions of the court's chief judge, recently weighed in on an issue involving same-sex domestic partner health benefits in the post-Windsor world. The decision is interesting insofar as it relies at least partially on the...
|OMB Approves Section 503 Voluntary Self-Identification Form|
Connie N. Bertram; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014On January 22, 2014, after several months of review, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) finally approved the voluntary self-identification form required by the Section 503 Final Rule that becomes effective on March 24, 2014.
|IRS Introduces New Procedures for Reinstatement of Tax-Exempt Status|
Amy Zelcer; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014Tax-exempt organizations that have had their tax-exempt status automatically revoked because of failure to file required annual returns for three consecutive years can follow new procedures for seeking reinstatement of their tax exemptions. The IRS released these procedures in Revenue Procedure...
|Supreme Court to Resolve Circuit Split in Health Care Reform Cases|
Peter J. Marathas, Brian Neulander, Robert W. Rachal; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 2014The Supreme Court will review two of the numerous lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) requirement that group health plans and insurers cover, without cost-sharing, contraceptives and/or abortifacients (the "Contraceptive Mandate"). The plaintiffs in these suits are...
|New Jersey Expressly Protects Pregnancy, Requires Reasonable Accommodation|
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January 31, 2014, previously published on January 23, 2014On January 21, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed S2995 to amend New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination (LAD) by expanding protections against discrimination for employees affected by pregnancy. The amendment, which is similar to a recent New York law and other state laws, takes effect...
|Recent CFTC Developments|
Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on Winter 2014In the crush of dealing with the new rules and mechanisms for trading and clearing swaps, private fund managers may have missed a few developments of particular relevance to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) registered commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors (CTAs).
|Deadlines Approaching for Employer Return Requirements for ISOs and ESPPs - Reporting Requirements for 2014|
Ira G. Bogner, Andrea S. Rattner; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 27, 2014, previously published on January 22, 2014Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), requires corporations to furnish information statements to their employees (including former employees) and to the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") with respect to (i) the exercise of an incentive stock...
|Federal Trade Commission Announces 2014 Threshold Revisions for HSR Act and for Clayton Act Section 8 Prohibition on Interlocking Directorates|
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January 27, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, commonly known as the HSR Act, requires parties to certain corporate transactions to notify the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, and to observe a waiting period prior to consummation. The HSR Act enables antitrust...
|Jersey City Sick Leave Law and Notice/Poster Requirements Effective January 24, 2014|
Wanda L. Ellert, Harry N. Hudesman, Joseph C. O'Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014On September 26, 2013, the Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey signed into law an Ordinance requiring employers to provide sick leave to their employees, effective January 24, 2014. For more on the new law, see our past client alert entitled Jersey City Mayor Signs Sick Leave Law, Continues...
|D.R. Horton and the Arbitration Hotchpotch: Emerging “Rules” and the Future of Compelled Arbitration in California|
Keith A. Goodwin, Kenneth D. Sulzer; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014Last December, the Fifth Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in D.R. Horton, Inc. v. NLRB, holding that employers may require employees to sign arbitration agreements categorically waiving the right to pursue employment claims in a collective or class action. In doing so, the Fifth...