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HTMLNew York City Employers Prohibited from Using Credit History in Employment Decisions
James L. Ansorge, Jonathan L. Bing, Jake Herring; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the New York City Council passed legislation (Int. No. 261-A) prohibiting employers from discriminating against employees and job applicants based on their credit histories. The bill was signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio on May 7, 2015, and now includes applicants and...

 

HTML .SUCKS Fights Back against Critics: Is It Enough to Convince Brand Owners to Buy the Domain?
Adam R. Bialek; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015
Many brand owners are holding out to see whether the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), or any other government agency in the United States or elsewhere, takes action against Vox Populi Registry Ltd. (Vox Populi) over what some have claimed is a “predatory scheme.” They may want to...

 

HTMLThird Circuit Adopts Catalyst Theory in ERISA Cases for Attorney Fee Awards
Joshua Bachrach; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2015, previously published on May 14, 2015
Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), “the court in its discretion may allow a reasonable attorney’s fee and costs of action to either party.” The discretion of a court to award fees is not unfettered. Reviewing the language in the ERISA statute, the...

 

HTMLAllegations of Purposeful Data Withholding Do Not Trigger Cyber E&O Coverage
Joseph F. Bermudez, Suzanne M. Meintzer; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015
In Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America v. Federal Recovery Servs., Inc., Case No. 2:14-CV-170 TS (D. Utah May 11, 2015), the United States District Court for the District of Utah held that where a cyber liability policy’s insuring agreement requires “any error, omission or...

 

HTMLIs Malicious Prosecution a Potential Settlement Tool?
Michael K. Brisbin, Laura E. Fannon; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 11, 2015
In many instances, insurers are initially sued by plaintiffs with colorable claims seeking monetary recovery. During the course of litigation and through discovery, it sometimes becomes clear that the plaintiff’s claim or claims have no merit. Yet, the plaintiff and his or her counsel...

 

HTMLCan the Feds Slow Down Truckers with Mandatory Speed-Limiting Devices?
Robert D. Sullivan; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is pushing for new regulations requiring tractor-trailer trucks to be equipped with speed-limiting devices. This regulation, if passed, will impact not only the trucking industry but also the manufacturers of tractor-trailer trucks and...

 

HTMLCPAs Need to Sharpen Awareness of IT Threats
Peter J. Larkin; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015
In the most recent “North America Top Technology Initiatives Survey Results,” CPAs responding to the poll ranked “securing the IT environment” as the number-one priority, followed by “managing and retaining data,” “ensuring privacy,” “managing...

 

HTMLColorado High Court Nixes Use of Lone Pine Orders to Streamline Colorado Fracking Litigation
Elayna M. Fiene, Cathleen H. Heintz, Carl J. Pernicone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 6, 2015
On April 20, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court issued a ruling interpreting Rule 16 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure and implicating the scope of a trial court’s inherent authority to manage the cases before it. In Antero Resources v. Strudley, the issue decided by the Court was...

 

Adobe PDFThe Rights of an Employee to Object to Working in an Unsafe Situation
Kevin C. Donovan, Barbara Hopkinson Kelly; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2015, previously published on March 2015
You are a stressed manager facing a critical deadline. Just at this moment an employee - call him Joe - appears before you and says that he is uncomfortable working alongside Sue, a co-worker who has recently informed Joe that she has not been vaccinated against measles. Joe tells you that he has...

 

Adobe PDF“Ban-the-Box” Legislation Limits Inquiries About Criminal Background Checks
Michelle Bergman, Yoora Pak; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2015, previously published on February 2015
A growing number of state and local jurisdictions are enacting “ban-the-box” legislation that limits an employer’s ability to ask about criminal convictions on employment applications. Some jurisdictions are imposing stiff penalties for violating the new law. Do you know if your...

 


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