New York Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant recently ruled that all New York State cannabis regulations are unconstitutional and therefore, null and void.
In Gramajo v. Joe’s Pizza on Sunset, Inc., Case Nos. B322992/B323024 (Cal. App. Mar. 25, 2024), the California Court of Appeal held that employees who win in court on a claim for minimum or overtime wages must be awarded at least some amount of attorneys’ fees and costs under Labor Code Section 1194.
A significant recent decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Raymond James & Assocs. V. Jalbert (In re German Pellets La., L.L.C.), 91 F.4th 802 (5th Cir. 2024) (German Pellets), underscores the potential risks and consequences of choosing to observe from the sidelines.
The US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit overturned a federal district court's determination that Netflix made fair use of the plaintiff's video in the 2020 Netflix show “Tiger King.”
On March 26, Eastman Chemical Company (Petitioner) filed antidumping duty (AD) petitions on dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) from Taiwan, Turkey, Malaysia, and Poland.
PFAS are a large family of synthetic organic chemicals containing carbon chains in which most or all of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine.
After enjoying several decades of acceptance across many circuit courts, the future of the so-called “Rogers test” is uncertain.
Numerous regulatory jurisdictions internationally, as well as multiple nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) such as the World Bank, have increasingly used compulsory corporate monitorships as part of their respective resolution processes.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the new members of the four “Working Groups” that will continue to assist its Precision Agriculture Connectivity Task Force.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published a notice of proposed rulemaking seeking public comments on potential improvements to the Energy Labeling Rule.
With 2024 underway, we highlight some of the most pressing legal issues facing the automotive industry this year, including a surprise Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule, changes to manufacturer direct-to-consumer sales, and federal pressure on the electric vehicle (EV) industry.
Under what circumstances will two or more entities be considered an employee’s joint employers?
Effective March 20, New York City will allow “any person” to bring a private right of action for violations of the Earned Sick and Safe Time Act.
Policy debates normally focus on substance. Is climate change real? How can business entities weigh environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their decision-making?
On February 20, the US Supreme Court declined to hear challenges brought by rental unit owners to recent changes made to New York City’s Rent Stabilization Laws.
In 2023, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) reversed examiners’ decisions in about 30% of appeals, and only in about 7% of appeals related to patent applications for business methods, which include financial technology (fintech) inventions.
Consumer Advisory Committee Reinstated and Meeting Scheduled for April 4, 2024, on Heels of AI Robocall Ruling
2023 was another eventful year for class action litigation under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
In 2023, we saw the continued proliferation of class action lawsuits filed by “consumer watchdog” plaintiffs under state wiretapping laws, particularly the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA), against website operators that use standard online technologies, such as chat boxes and cookies — the latter of which do not even monitor “communications.”
ArentFox Schiff's annual review of significant developments and trends that shaped class action litigation in 2023 has major implications for companies across the country.
It is common practice for companies to utilize agreements requiring arbitration on an individual basis to avoid or limit the risk, burden, and expense of class and collective actions.