A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Faush v. Tuesday Morning, Inc., is a reminder that companies that utilize employees of staffing companies are not insulated from employment law claims. In Faush, the Court held that a company may be liable for discrimination ...
An old joke about patent litigation among trial counsel is that patent litigation is known as the “sport of kings.” Like that other sport of kings, horse racing, often only the most well-heeled can afford to play and finish the game:
Recent SEC guidance suggests that the staff is less likely to allow companies to exclude shareholder proposals that touch upon a company’s ordinary business or conflict with the company’s own proposals:
On October 22, 2015, the staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14H (SLB 14H), which addresses issues related to shareholder proposals that conflict with a company's own proposal or that relate to a company's ordinary business operations.
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