Speaking Engagement - 02/18/2010

Family Medical Leave Act: Updates and Practical Advice

BioNJ HR Forum

The Tide Continues to Turn: Texas Appellate Court Confirms High Burden for SSPA “Best Interest” Standard

Life Insurance & Annuities Alert
Christian Brito , Michael J. Miller, Lisa D. Stern

Since the enactment of Section 5891 of the Internal Revenue Code and the various structured settlement protection acts (“SSPAs”), the volume of structured settlement factoring transactions has soared.

The NLRB Expands the Definition of “Joint Employer”

William R. Horwitz, Philippe A. Lebel

Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB” or “Board”) issued a decision greatly expanding the standard for determining whether a company may be deemed a “joint employer.”

Third Circuit Again Reviews Equitable Mootness Doctrine for Bankruptcy Appeals

The Legal Intelligencer
Joseph N. Argentina, Jr., Andrew C. Kassner

Andy and Joe discuss the implementation of the equitable mootness doctrine in chapter 11 reorganization appeals.

Post Limelight, Could Patent Act Be More User-Friendly?

Robert L. Stoll

Bob’s article discussed the new standards for direct infringement set forth by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Federal Court Rejects Invalid Theory of FCPA “Accomplice” Liability

FCPA Bulletin
Charles S. Leeper, Joshua M. Link

The United States District Court for the District of Connecticut recently held that a non-resident foreign national cannot be subject to criminal liability under the (FCPA) when the defendant is not an agent of a domestic concern and did not commit the alleged acts while physically present in the United States.