Legal Articles: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

 







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Adobe PDFTitle IX Coordinators: Review of New Guidance from the Department of Education
Rebecca Lacher, Pedro A. Ramos; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on April 2015
On April 24, 2015, the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published a new Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) and a letter directly to Title IX Coordinators, as well as a new 25-page Title IX Resource Guide. These reflect OCR’s focus on ensuring that Title IX Coordinators have the...

 

Adobe PDFPhiladelphia's Nonprofit Recertification Requirement Abolished
Noel Andrew Fleming, Molly Sharbaugh Unterseher; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 2015
On April 7, 2015, Mayor Michael Nutter signed Bill No. 150144 into law, thereby repealing a 2013 Ordinance that had required Philadelphia’s nonprofit property owners to annually recertify that their properties continued to qualify for real estate tax exemption. As the Schnader Nonprofit Group...

 

Adobe PDFThird Circuit Weighs in on Application of Daubert at Class Certification Stage
Ira Neil Richards, Keith E. Whitson; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2015, previously published on April 2015
Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Comcast v. Behrend, 113 S. Ct. 1426 (2013) courts evaluating expert testimony at the class certification stage may not simply accept that testimony at face value. The Supreme Court did not, however, articulate what standard should be applied in evaluating...

 

Adobe PDFIf I Were Paid to Walk in Your Shoes: Protecting a Company's Interests in Endorsement Deals While Still Looking Out for Player Well-Being
Sekou Lewis, Benjamin D. Wanger; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2015, previously published on April 2015
Chandler Parsons, a forward for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, does not have to worry about buying basketball shoes. Rather, Parsons, like other NBA players, gets paid to wear certain brand name shoes. In February 2014, Chinese shoe company Anta announced that it had entered into a five-year...

 

Adobe PDFRecent Superior Court Decision Underscores Difficulty and Need for Caution When Determining Appealability of Orphans' Court Orders
Roberta A. Barsotti, Carl A. Solano; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2015, previously published on March 2015
For several years, Pennsylvania judges, lawyers, and (even) rulemakers have struggled to define when an order entered in an Orphans’ Court proceeding is immediately appealable. The issue, of course, is critical, because failure to take a timely appeal from such an order may forfeit all...

 

Adobe PDFGingko, Roses, or Just Filler? The New York Attorney General's Attack on Supplements
Matthew J. Kelly, Matthew S. Tamasco, Saul Wilensky; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2015, previously published on February 2015
We all know that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what if the roses you give to your sweetheart are actually painted daisies or thorns without flowers? Or worse, if they do not contain flowers at all but instead are made from lychee berries that most certainly would not smell...

 

Adobe PDFReprieve Granted to Philadelphia Tax-Exempt Property Owners
Noel Andrew Fleming, Joyce C. Sun; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2015, previously published on March 2015
In response to an overwhelming outcry from the Philadelphia nonprofit community, the Philadelphia Office of Property Assessment (OPA) has extended to June 1, 2015 the filing deadline for nonprofits to certify that they continue to qualify for real estate tax exemption for properties they own in...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Reaffirms That an Appellee Who Does Not Seek To Enlarge Its Favorable Judgment Need Not File a Cross-Appeal To Attack a Lower Court Ruling
Arleigh P. Helfer, Bruce P. Merenstein; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
One of a litigator’s most crucial tasks is ensuring that issues and arguments in support of a client’s position are available if and when the case is presented to an appellate tribunal. While issue preservation is always a concern for appellants, who are subject to the doctrine of...

 

Adobe PDFWhite House Issues Proposal for FTC-Regulated Data Privacy Protection
M. Christine Carty; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on March 2015
On February 27, 2015, the White House proposed legislation to protect consumers’ personal data and information that is collected and used by private companies and nonprofits. Federal and state governments and their agencies are not covered by the proposed law.

 

Adobe PDFSafeguarding Your Information Assets: Are You Prepared?
Stephenie Wingyuen Yeung; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
In view of the well-publicized data breaches in 2014 and the current renewed federal legislative focus on privacy and data security issues, we are providing this Alert to highlight some action items to safeguard your company’s information assets, and reduce exposure to liability in the event...

 


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