A recent Second Circuit case has brought the debate surrounding contentious art and intellectual property rights to the forefront.
This post explains an exception to the attorney-client privilege that is recognized in many jurisdictions to allow minority owners of LLCs and corporations to attempt to obtain the privileged communications of their LLC or corporation.
“Joint and several” liability for environmental remediation costs is fundamental to the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
Jon K. Jurva, Lynn J. Watkins, Olga Bogush, Lucia Lorenz, Jeffrey J. Kennedy, Matthew W. Kulju, Gwendolyn Lemley Laurich
On August 23, 2023, in its efforts to promote transparency for investors by increasing visibility into compensation schemes, sales practices, and conflicts of interest, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted significant new and amended Rules under the Investment Advisers Act.
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Best Practices for Selecting Predicate Devices for 510(k) Notifications
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just issued a draft guidance entitled “Best Practices for Selecting a Predicate Device to Support a Premarket Notification 510(k) Notification.”
On September 6, 2023, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR), the agency responsible for implementing the Section 301 tariffs on imports from China, announced the further extension of 352 exclusions and 77 COVID-19-related exclusions.
Louisiana has been at the center of the Biden Administration’s prioritization of environmental justice (EJ) issues.
Unionized Employers Take Heed: NLRB Narrowly Limits Your Ability to Justify Unilateral Changes Based on Past Practice
Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overruled a landmark case that gave unionized employers broad latitude to make discretionary changes to employment terms and conditions during a contractual hiatus or negotiations for a first contract.
No More Surprise Medical Bills: Providers Score Yet Another Victory as Texas Court Again Vacates Provisions of Biden Administration’s Surprise Billing Regulations
Caroline Turner English, Alison Lima Andersen, Jack R. Bierig, David S. Greenberg, Aphrodite Kokolis, D. Austin Rettew
On August 24, 2023, health care providers in Texas scored yet another victory when a federal court vacated additional portions of the Biden Administration’s rulemaking under the federal No Surprises Act (the Act).
ArentFox Schiff successfully advised Dalia Auto Group with the sale of a Kia dealership in Palmdale after litigating for more than a year in federal court and before California’s New Motor Vehicle Board against Kia to preserve the franchise.
AFS Automotive Group Advises Bob Baker Auto Group on the Sale of its Automobile Dealerships in San Diego
ArentFox Schiff advised Bob Baker Auto Group on the sale of its San Diego dealerships consisting of: Bob Baker Hyundai and Genesis; Bob Baker Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Fiat; Bob Baker Mazda; Bob Baker Subaru; and Bob Baker Volkswagen.
In the latest installment of 15 Minutes on Congress, ArentFox Schiff Government Relations partner and podcast host Dan Renberg and former Senate Appropriations Committee Staff Member Andrew Newton explore the intricacies of the appropriations process in the US Senate and House.
ArentFox Schiff represented Nicholas Alexander Imports on the sale of its Nick Alexander BMW and Nick Alexander MINI dealerships to Car Pros Automotive Group.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued yesterday new guidance on its enforcement policy covering face masks and barrier face coverings.
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand turned out to be one of the most exciting yet, despite the unexpectedly early exit by the US National Women’s Team (USWNT).
On August 7, 2023, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit became the most recent federal appellate court to reject the argument that a wire fraud conviction requires the government to establish that the entity that was deceived was also ultimately defrauded.
On August 30, 2023, the US Department of Labor announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which would increase the white-collar exemption salary threshold for employees to qualify as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Ninth Circuit Reissues Opinion for the Second Time in Suit Challenging United Behavioral Health’s Mental Health Coverage Guidelines
Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in its third opinion in the case, reversed a lower court’s decision allowing patients challenging United Behavioral Health’s (UBH) internal mental health coverage guidelines to seek reprocessing of their benefits claims.
On August 18, 2023, Travelers United, a traveler advocacy organization, filed a class-action lawsuit against Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its affiliates, accusing Hyatt of falsely advertising hotel room rates and cheating customers out of millions of dollars through hidden fees.
Sarah A. W. Fitts, Jeffrey B. Tate , Shira Helstrom, Sara A. McQuillen, Patrice Howard, Ph.D., Jivesh Khemlani
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, presents new opportunities for tax-exempt and other organizations to directly benefit from renewable energy tax credits, including investment tax credits (ITCs) and production tax credits (PTCs).
One Strike, You’re Out: NLRB Overturns Decades of Precedent, Institutes Mandatory Bargaining for Employers That Commit Unfair Labor Practices in Union Election Process
Last Friday, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned decades of precedent and continued in its march to ease labor union efforts to organize new workforces. In its decision in Cemex Construction Materials Pacific LLC, 31-CA-238239, the Board overruled 1971’s Linden Lumber.