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|Recent Ruling Reaffirms Dodd Frank Internal Protection for Whistleblowers|
Berger Montague P.C.;
June 13, 2013A recent ruling by a New York federal court marks a key victory for the SEC as it looks to encourage whistleblowers to come forward and report Wall Street fraud and receive internal protection.
|Debtor’s Breach of Non-Competition Covenant was Not a Non-Dischargeable Debt Based on a “Defalcation While Acting in a Fiduciary Capacity,” 11 U.S.C. §523(a)(4), or a “Willful and Malicious Injury” Under 11 U.S.C. §523(a)(6)|
Elizabeth J. Austin, Irve J. Goldman, Jessica Grossarth, H. William Shure; Pullman & Comley, LLC;
June 4, 2013, previously published on Spring 2013In Syncom Industries, Inc. v. Wood (In re Wood), 488 B.R. 265 (Bankr. D. Conn, Mar. 8, 2013) (Dabrowski, J.), the creditor, Syncom, sought a determination that a debt based on the debtor’s breach of a non-competition covenant in his employment contract rose to the level of a non-dischargeable...
|Appointment of a Board Member by the President without Senate Consent Is Invalid And Therefore Rulings by a Three-Member Delegee Group That Contains Such a Member Is Vacated|
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann Girard A Law Corporation;
June 3, 2013, previously published on May 31, 2013In National Labor Relations Board v. New Vista Nursing and Rehabilitation (--- F.3d ----, C.A.3, May 16, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals considered the validity of a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB"), made by a three-member delegee group, of which one member...
|Problem Solving: An Invaluable Resource|
W. Cory Phillips; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
May 21, 2013, previously published on May 16, 2013Consider whether you organization routinely achieves stated goals or properly identifies and corrects problems? Is there an established procedure to identify and correct negative trends? Effective problem solving can drastically affect the performance of your business by improving areas such as...
|Suitable Seating Class Action Cases Are on the Rise in California|
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
April 30, 2013, previously published on April 29, 2013Green v. Bank of America, No. 11-56365 (February 11, 2013) unpublished: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that employees need not make a request for “suitable seating” before filing a lawsuit against their employers under California’s Private Attorney General Act of...
|Colorado Becomes Latest State to Restrict Use of Credit Checks for Employment Purposes|
Jackson Lewis LLP;
April 30, 2013, previously published on April 26, 2013Effective July 1, 2013, Colorado becomes the ninth state to restrict an employer’s right to obtain and use credit information for making employment decisions. Colorado joins California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Vermont and Washington.
|Supreme Court Denies Banks’ Appeal in Overtime Class Actions|
Ranjan K. Agarwal; Bennett Jones LLP;
April 4, 2013, previously published on March 28, 2013Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada denied CIBC and Bank of Nova Scotia leave to appeal the decisions against them in the overtime class actions. In June 2012, the Court of Appeal for Ontario certified class actions against both banks by current and former employees alleging that the banks...
|Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Remains In Limbo|
Lloyd B. Chinn, Harris Michael Mufson, Steven J. Pearlman; Proskauer Rose LLP;
March 20, 2013, previously published on March 19, 2013The authority and leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a body created by Dodd-Frank to regulate consumer protection of financial products and services, continues to remain in limbo in the wake of the recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia...
|Former Bank Auditor’s SOX Retaliation Suit No Bar to Additional Washington Law Wrongful Discharge Claim|
Jackson Lewis LLP;
March 13, 2013, previously published on March 4, 2013A former internal auditor of a bank may bring a claim for state law wrongful discharge in violation of public policy despite her maintenance of a retaliation claim under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”), the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has decided. McEuen v....
|Sands’ Casinos Report of “Possible” FCPA Violations Will Draw Scrutiny to the Gaming Industry|
Snell Wilmer L.L.P.;
March 11, 2013, previously published on March 5, 2013On Friday, March 1, 2013, the parent company of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Sands), reported in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company may have violated the “books and records and internal control provisions” of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....