Publications

Latest Publications and Blogs

  • Legal Alerts
    |January 19, 2021

    On January 13, 2021, the Illinois General Assembly passed HB 3360, which will enable pre-judgment interest of 9% in personal injury cases. If signed by the governor, personal injury actions in Illinois will be subject to 9% per annum pre-judgment interest accruing “on the date the defendant has notice of the injury from the incident itself or a written notice."

    Read more
  • Blogs
    |January 19, 2021

    On January 1, 2021, California Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383), signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 17, 2020, became effective, significantly expanding the California Family Rights Act’s (CFRA) applicability and coverage. The CFRA provides qualified employees with 12 weeks of unpaid leave and job protection for qualified leave events, such as time to bond with a new child, caring for qualified family members who are experiencing a serious health condition.

    Read more
  • Legal Alerts
    |January 19, 2021

    President-Elect Biden is expected to shift executive branch climate policy dramatically, assigning priorities to incentives for renewable energy, support for carbon pricing, and other aggressive measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The new Administration’s goals include increased attention to sustainable investing, standardization of corporate disclosures, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. These changes create opportunities, but also challenges, for businesses open to the potential for competitive advantage.

    Read more
  • Blogs
    |January 15, 2021

    This third installment in our ongoing series about changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) focuses on the new consumer opt-out rights and business disclosure obligations created by the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which was approved by voters last November. Part I of this series looked at the CPRA’s definition and treatment of “sensitive personal information.” Part II discussed covered “businesses” and exemptions.

    Read more
  • Newsletters
    |January 14, 2021
    Read more
  • Legal Alerts
    |January 13, 2021

    In contrast to years past, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in fewer changes to employment laws in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. The alert contains a summary of the major employment law developments of the past year in those three states.

    Read more
  • Legal Alerts
    |January 12, 2021

    Thsi alert contains a summary of the most noteworthy judicial decisions and legislative changes related to employment law that took place in Kansas and Missouri in 2020, including changes to the Kansas Human Rights Commission, the expansion of Missouri's whistleblower law, and COVID-19 updates for both states.

    Read more
  • Blogs
    |January 11, 2021

    Congratulations! You and your business survived a global pandemic and one of the most challenging economic downturns in recent memory. The last year took a devastating toll on employees and business alike, and you may be looking to reconsider employee compensation and avoid litigation. As you look forward to bouncing back in 2021, here are three reminders for properly classifying employees.

    Read more
  • Legal Alerts
    |January 08, 2021

    2020 was certainly a year for the books. While the international community experienced shut downs and standstills as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, everyone had to adjust to a “new normal.” Although many New York and New Jersey businesses closed their doors, and court operations went virtual starting in March, that did not stop new legal developments from paving the path to a new pandemic-centric landscape. 

    Read more
  • Legal Alerts
    |January 08, 2021

    On New Year’s Eve, Florida’s Supreme Court issued an amendment to essentially apply the federal summary judgment standard to cases in Florida state courts starting on May 1, 2021.

    Read more
  • Load More