In late 2023, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a public emergency recognizing the need for urgency in the District of Columbia’s government’s response to the increase in youth violence in the city.
On January 10, when announcing his office’s new Whistleblower Pilot Program, Southern District of New York United States Attorney Damian Williams told potential cooperators “[c]all us before we call you.” But should you?
On January 31, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two proposed rules to facilitate the targeting of PFAS.
2023 was a pivotal year for the beverage and food industry globally, creating new categories of winners and losers across the board. With a full year of operations largely relieved of pandemic-era restrictions, restaurant companies that survived the pandemic posted record numbers.
A recent $83.3 million verdict against Donald Trump for continued defamatory statements underscores what would seem to be an intuitive best practice to minimize defamation liability.
On February 21, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy, the outcome of which could determine whether copyright holders can recover damages for acts occurring more than three years before the filing of a copyright infringement lawsuit.
On February 6, 2024, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) found that tin mill products imported from Canada, China, and Germany do not materially injure the US industry.
As we move into 2024, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concepts continue to feature prominently in policy debates.
National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) annual conference takeaways.
On January 30, a federal jury found six people guilty of federal civil rights offenses arising from their participation in a blockade of a reproductive health care clinic in Mount Juliet, Tennessee.
Historically, regulations under the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) and related state laws divided the world into “stationary” and “non-stationary sources.” “Stationary sources” included facilities like power plants and factories and “non-stationary” sources targeted vehicles, engines, and other things that moved.
Private companies and their owners face ever-evolving challenges as the market sees new regulations, new deal trends, and new risks in 2024. Below are 10 issues that the owners and leaders of privately held companies should consider in 2024.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is continuing its Made in America enforcement offensive in full force in 2024, further cracking down on companies for falsely advertising that their products are “Made in the USA” when, in reality, such products do not meet the thresholds that must be satisfied in order to legally make such claims.
The Automotive Group co-sponsor the “Dealer Thought Leader Dinner” during the NADA Conference in Las Vegas, bringing together industry leaders for an enlightening conversation.
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As we enter into this second full year of the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution, a clear understanding of the technology and its legal implications becomes crucial for every General Counsel (GC).
A New York court once again declined to dismiss Smartmatic’s defamation lawsuit against Fox Corporation over Fox News’s coverage of Donald Trump’s “Big Lie.”
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued a highly anticipated decision authorizing the listing and trading of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded products (ETPs) on national listing exchanges.
In a recent opinion, E.W. v. Health Net Life Insurance Co., the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit clarified the elements that plaintiffs must plead to state claims under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).
It’s that time of year again when employers have to decide who they are sponsoring for an H-1B visa.
Environmental justice (EJ) issues continue to feature prominently in national headlines in 2024. Below, we unpack two Louisiana EJ-focused court decisions and outline seven takeaways for the regulated community.
On January 29, the 15th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, President Joe Biden announced initiatives aimed at achieving pay equity for the federal workforce and employees of federal contractors.