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HTMLDOL Proposes to Amend FMLA Definition of “Spouse” to Include Same-Sex Marriages
Christopher J. Collins, Shira Forman; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed amending the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act to expressly include individuals in same-sex marriages.

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Finds Possible Pretext in Vague Justification for Non-Transfer
Adam Pekor, Kevin J. Smith; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014
On July 14th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated an award of summary judgment for the defendants in Abrams v. Department of Public Safety, State of Connecticut, et al., Case No. 13-111, holding that statements concerning an employee’s “fit” for a position...

 

HTMLDelaware Court of Chancery Rejects Indemnification Sleight of Hand
Thomas Michael, Ariel Yehezkel; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
In Branin v. Stein Roe Inv. Counsel, LLC, C.A. 8481-VCN, 2014 WL 2961084 (Del. Ch. June 30, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a vested right to indemnification may not be rescinded by a subsequent amendment to the governing corporate document.

 

HTMLInternational Safe Harbor Privacy Compliance: What You Need to Know
Calvin Berman, Theodore C. Max; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 14, 2014
Since early 2014, the Federal Trade Commission has charged at least fourteen U.S. businesses in varying industries, from fashion to telecommunications, for falsely claiming to participate in the US ¿ EU Safe Harbor privacy. Three of the companies were also charged with similar violations of...

 

HTMLFur Flies and West Hollywood (“WeHo”) Fur Ban Is Upheld By Federal Court
Jordan Grushkin, Theodore C. Max; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 3, 2014
West Hollywood, California’s controversial law banning the sale of fur within city limits survived a legal challenge by a luxury retailer last month. A federal court dismissed the action brought by Mayfair House Inc., a retailer that sells high-end clothing products, including products made...

 

HTMLNew Updated FTC Care Labeling Rules: “Do’s and Don’ts”
Theodore C. Max, Gregg Re'; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) enforces federal labeling requirements that require manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors of certain textile and wool clothing to accurately label their products. For example, FTC rules require that manufacturers indicate the country of...

 

HTMLToo Good To Be True: FTC’s Crackdown On L’Occitane’s Body Slimming Almond Extracts
Jordan Grushkin, Theodore C. Max; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
L’Occitane Inc’s advertisements for its topically-applied body sculpting almond extracts seemed straightforward: “Almond Shaping Delight 3 out of 4 women saw firmer, lifted skin. This luxuriously lightweight massage gel instantly melts into the skin to help visibly refine and...

 

HTMLCrowdfunding 2.0?
John R. Hempill, Lauren Lewis; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
On October 24, 2013, the Securities Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) published proposed rules (Release Nos. 33-9470; 34-70741) to permit companies to offer and sell securities through “regulation” crowdfunding as proposed in the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the...

 

HTMLExpected Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees has Implications for Employers
Christopher J. Collins, Ryan Duffy; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014
The White House announced last week that President Barack Obama is preparing to issue an executive order prohibiting government contractors from discriminating against employees or job applicants on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Federal contractors are already barred from...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community et al.
Christine L. Swanick, Wilda Wahpepah; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 27, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court (“Court”) issued a 5-4 decision today in a case with implications for Tribal-State relations and the resolution of disputes under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq. (“IGRA”). The Court in Michigan v. Bay Mills...

 


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