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Emerging Businesses and Venture Capital in 2024: 10 Hot Topics for Founders, Investors, and Executives of Emerging Companies
Thomas S. Brennan, Amal U. Dave, Emily B. Lewis, Evgeny Magidenko, Adam Diederich, Dan Jasnow, Daniel J. McQueen, Thorne Maginnis, Linda M. Jackson, Matthew F. Prewitt, D. Reed Freeman Jr.
2023 was a pivotal year for the emerging companies, creating new categories of winners and losers across the board. Emerging companies incorporating artificial intelligence or that have clear line of sight to positive cash flows gained significant traction.
Charles B. Ferguson, Jr., Kimberly A. Wachen, Ann H. MacDonald, D. Reed Freeman Jr., Darrell S. Gay, David Yearwood, Evgeny Magidenko, Christian M. McBurney, David M. Loring
After seemingly bouncing back from the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and related labor, supply chain, and governmental mandate issues, the hospitality industry experienced a year of volatility in 2023.
Jeffrey B. Tate , Robert R. Pluth, Christian M. McBurney, Philip S. English*, Olga Bogush, Evgeny Magidenko, Samantha Overly Patel, Rachel Scott*, Jivesh Khemlani
The 2024 election year promises to make taxes front-of-mind for many business and individual taxpayers.
Beverage & Food Industry in 2024: 10 Hot Topics for Beverage & Food Industry Founders, Investors, and Executives
Jay L. Halpern, Amal U. Dave, Emily B. Lewis, Adam Diederich, Daniel J. McQueen, Thorne Maginnis, Nicholas L. Collins, J. Michael Showalter, Dan Jasnow, Linda M. Jackson, Matthew F. Prewitt, Christine R.W. Quigley, D. Reed Freeman Jr.
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.
How the Law Impacts Your Small Business: An Eight-Part Business Law Course for Small Business Owners
Megan Daily presented “What’s in a Contract and Why,” at the DC Pro Bono Center’s How the Law Impacts Your Small Business seminar series on February 6, 2024.
Angelica F. Russell-Johnson, Megan (Woodward) Daily, Mamta K. Shah, Luke E. Harriman, Ashley N. Tomillo
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.
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow, Matthew Berlin, Mariam Al-Koshnaw Creedon, Felicia A. Xu, Emily B. Lewis
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).
It’s that time of year again when employers have to decide who they are sponsoring for an H-1B visa.
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.
California has long had the most restrictive laws against employee non-compete agreements. Effective January 1, two new legislative bills, Senate Bill 699 and Assembly Bill 1076, tightened California’s restrictions even further.
The Massachusetts Wage Act is one of the most punitive wage payment laws in the country. Employers who run afoul of its provisions, even unintentionally, are liable for treble damages, attorneys’ fees, and costs.
On January 12, Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law the Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act of 2023. The Act amends the DC Wage Transparency Act of 2014 and is scheduled to go into effect on June 30, assuming it passes the mandatory 30-day congressional review.
This week, the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule — Federal Register: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Kim v. Tinder, Inc.: Ninth Circuit Finds Named Plaintiff Inadequate for Having Arbitration Agreement While Other Class Members Did Not
In Kim v. Tinder, Inc., No. 22-55345 (9th Cir. Dec. 5, 2023), the Ninth Circuit recently vacated a $5.2 million class action settlement between plaintiff Lisa Kim and Tinder, Inc., finding that Kim was inadequate to represent the class.
On October 8, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 497, the “Equal Pay and Anti-Retaliation Protection Act.” The new law makes it easier for employees to prove retaliation under Labor Code sections 98.6, 1102.5, and 1197.5.
The increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace has already raised issues about working time, proper classification, and discrimination. This alert addresses some of these issues.
The City of Chicago has passed a Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance entitling covered employees up to 10 days of paid leave per year: 40 hours of leave for any reason (Paid Leave) and an additional 40 hours of Paid Sick Leave.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a flurry of new bills at the end of the legislative session, including numerous bills that will impact employers across various industries across the state.
On October 13, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a first-of-its-kind bill related to an industry-wide minimum wage in California. SB 525 impacts the health care industry and sets a minimum wage schedule that employers in the health care industry must follow.
ArentFox Schiff has been awarded 62 top rankings in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® which recognizes firms for professional excellence based on consistently positive ratings from clients and peers.
How Low Can You Go? Labor Board’s Final Joint Employer Rule Sets Exceedingly Low Bar for Assessing Joint Employer Liability
It’s back . . . like a bad penny or another season of “Bachelor in Paradise.” Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) announced the return of its new and expanded “BFI standard” for determining “joint employer” status.
Beginning on November 1, 2023, employees receiving paid benefits under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law (PFML) can supplement, or “top off,” the state paid benefit with other accrued paid time off such as vacation, personal, sick time, or a combined PTO (paid time off) benefit.