Legal Articles: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

 







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Adobe PDFWatch Out! New Partnership Audit Rules Impact More Areas Than You May Think
Jonathan R. Flora; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on February 2016
Audits of partnerships aren’t a flashy topic, but new audit rules will have everyone scrambling to figure out their implications. To make things worse, these rules need to be addressed now in partnership and operating agreements, among other places. Since LLCs are treated as partnerships for...

 

Adobe PDFPrivacy Shield Takes Another Step Forward
Scott J. Wenner; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on March 2016
Roughly three weeks ago EU and U.S. negotiators announced that they had reached agreement on a replacement for the Safe Harbor mechanism for compliance with European regulations on transfers of personal information to the United States.

 

Adobe PDFFundamental Change to Warranty Law: Consumer Warranties can be Posted Online
Cynthia G. Fischer, Daniel M. Pereira; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016
Recent changes to the federal statute governing warranties on consumer products will make it easier and more cost-effective for consumer product manufacturers and suppliers to satisfy the federally-mandated warranty notification requirements.

 

Adobe PDF"Privacy Shield" is Proposed to Replace Invalidated U.S. - EU Safe Harbor Agreement and Keep Data from Europe Flowing
Scott J. Wenner; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 2016
The Safe Harbor agreement between the European Union and the United States permitted American businesses to import personal data of EU citizens based on self-certification of compliance with EU data protection laws. Safe Harbor was widely criticized in Europe as being too easily circumvented, too...

 

Adobe PDFNew Jersey Appellate Division Rules Specific Searches not Required Before Resorting to Service by Mail
Jeanne Schubert Barnum, David C. Dziengowski; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 2016
In New Jersey, there are three different means by which service can be effected by mail when the primary method, personal service, is unsuccessful. Each method is unique to the specific situation that gives rise to the resort to service by mail, and is ruled by its own set of conditions.

 

Adobe PDFGreasing the Wheels of Safety: NTSB Updates Regulations Governing Reports and Proceedings
Lee C. Schmeer, Jonathan M. Stern; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 2016
New regulations governing National Transportation Safety Board investigative hearings, meetings, reports and petitions for reconsideration are set to go into effect on January 25, 2016. In general, the new regulations streamline the organization of Part 845 by condensing and eliminating some...

 

Adobe PDFMaryland Expands the Potential for Manufacturer Liability in Failure to Warn Cases by Adopting an Exception to the Bare Metal Defense
Gordon S. Woodward; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 2016
Product manufacturers in Maryland have successfully argued for at least the last 16 years that, in terms of warnings, they are only responsible for products that they themselves have placed in the stream of commerce. In other words, manufacturers have generally avoided potential liability in tort...

 

Adobe PDFKeeping an Eye on "Pervasive Regulation" in Aviation and its Effect on Implied Federal Preemption
William (Bill) D. Janicki, Lilian M. Loh; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 2016
Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit issued another opinion regarding the scope of federal preemption in the context of federal aviation regulations. In National Federation of the Blind v. United Airlines Inc. (No. 11-16240), the Court held that a class action alleging claims for violation of...

 

Adobe PDFThe Supreme Court Forecloses Some, but not all, Strategies to Moot a Named Plaintiff's Putative Class Action
Rachel A.H. Horton, Theresa E. Loscalzo; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 2016
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that class-action defendants may not moot a named plaintiff’s claim simply by extending an offer of judgment that satisfies the putative lead plaintiff’s demand for damages.

 

Adobe PDF16 Labor & Employment Resolutions for 2016
Alizah Z. Diamond; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
Chewbacca has announced that he and R2D2 will be challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination. And, now that I almost certainly have your attention, it is that time of year again — the time to review and reflect on all that has happened this past year and to look ahead to new...

 


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