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If the boss makes you do it, is the activity compensable under the FLSA?

Mar 24, 2015 By: Sandra Johnson

The Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 201, says an employer is not required to compensate an employee for time spent

Cyberthreats lurk: Protect your employees’ PII

Mar 2, 2015 By: Nick Sullivan

Valeria Barnhart and Emily Thomas of Kelley Kronenberg PA say that as small and large data breaches are occurring at an alarming

Institutional investor proposals call for greater board diversity

Feb 27, 2015 By: Pamela S. Park

Companies without female directors are facing mounting pressure from a group of institutional investors to increase their boards’ diversity.

Supreme Court expands whistleblower protection

Feb 26, 2015 By: Jeffrey S. Ettenger

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a split decision, has affirmed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The Internet of automobiles

Feb 24, 2015 By: Elliot Katz

The number of “smart things” is growing thanks to advances in technology and demand in the consumer market.  In 2009, there were

Outside counsel needs sharp ethical eye while looking in

Feb 23, 2015 By: Nick Sullivan

Attorneys retained by a company to conduct an internal investigation need to uncover any possible fraud, say Breon S. Peace, Elizabeth Vicens

ISIS fears continue to plague public companies

Feb 20, 2015 By: Cory Hester

(Editor’s Note: This post is an excerpt from an article appearing in Practitioner Insights on WestlawNext) Recent filings show that public companies remain concerned about escalating

Billion-dollar note offerings signal healthy appetite for debt

Feb 13, 2015 By: Cory Hester

Several well-known issuers have launched billion-dollar note offerings in February, a sign of healthy debt markets for public companies

Banks under fire: The rise of private lawsuits under the Anti-Terrorism Act

Feb 13, 2015 By: Lauren J. Resnick

On Sept. 22, 2014, in a watershed verdict that could portend new and increased risk for global financial institutions, a Brooklyn jury

Companies look to virtual annual meetings to cut costs, increase turnout

Feb 6, 2015 By: Pamela S. Park

Companies are increasingly holding their annual shareholders’ meetings online rather than in-person as a means to reduce costs and increase investor participation.