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McDermott Will & Emery
As previously announced, the Illinois Department of Revenue has begun a new amnesty program, running October 1 through November 15, 2019
Foley & Lardner
On September 18, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new measure — Assembly Bill 5 — which will redefine how businesses classify their workers.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright LLP, Canada's leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel, is pleased to announce that Lawyers Ned Levitt and Michael Lipton
Cozen O'Connor
50 AGs, led by Texas AG Ken Paxton, announced an investigation into Google over allegedly anticompetitive behavior in violation of state and federal antitrust laws.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Under the 2019 Illinois Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act, Illinois taxpayers have the opportunity to pay delinquent taxes with the possibility of waiver of interest and penalties
Mintz
In Gorss Motels, Inc. v. Safemark Systems, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit considered whether two hotel franchisees provided prior express permission to receive faxes from Safemark Systems, the franchisor's affiliate, and, if so, ...
Mayer Brown
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, the US DOJ announced that it will hold a public workshop on September 23 to discuss "the role of antitrust enforcement in labor markets and promoting robust competition for the American worker."
Littler Mendelson
A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision considered whether a franchisee who entered into a franchise agreement with a franchisor was an employee or an independent contractor
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Illinois recently enacted legislation that offers significant benefits to delinquent taxpayers and corporations doing business in Illinois.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Dynamex ABC test, if applied literally and without regard to the special features of a franchise relationship, could jeopardize many, if not all, California franchise relationships.
Littler Mendelson
In 2018, the Supreme Court of California turned much of the established law regarding worker classification on its head with its decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Unlike oil companies and oil jobbers, auto manufacturers and distributors do not enjoy an industry-wide categorical exemption from the FTC Franchise Rule.
Orrick
Since issuing the DOJ/FTC Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals in 2016, the DOJ Antitrust Division has remained active in enforcing and commenting on agreements
McDermott Will & Emery
The Illinois General Assembly enacted a number of new tax measures in a flurry of activity at the end of its legislative session.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In this edition of Regulatory Spring, we turn to the DOL's third and final proposed rulemaking of early 2019: a new standard for joint employment under the FLSA.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Legal battles over the antitrust treatment of no-poach agreements continue to escalate with new district court decisions and new pronouncements from two "titans" of antitrust policy
Mayer Brown
As we previously reported, the California Supreme Court's landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court adopted a new worker-friendly standard.
Orrick
On May 2, 2019, the Ninth Circuit in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, Inc. held that the California Supreme Court's 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court applied retroactively.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last year, the California Supreme Court held in Dynamex Operations v. Superior Court that the "ABC test" determines whether a worker should be classified as an independent contractor or an employee...
Bowditch & Dewey
Over the past year, we have covered the legislature's attempts to reform the Massachusetts beer franchise law, G. L. c. 138, § 25E,
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Foley & Lardner
On September 18, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new measure — Assembly Bill 5 — which will redefine how businesses classify their workers.
Cozen O'Connor
50 AGs, led by Texas AG Ken Paxton, announced an investigation into Google over allegedly anticompetitive behavior in violation of state and federal antitrust laws.
McDermott Will & Emery
As previously announced, the Illinois Department of Revenue has begun a new amnesty program, running October 1 through November 15, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright LLP, Canada's leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel, is pleased to announce that Lawyers Ned Levitt and Michael Lipton
Hogan Lovells
Investors active in the sports industry have reaped high rewards across the globe in recent years.
Littler Mendelson
In 2018, the Supreme Court of California turned much of the established law regarding worker classification on its head with its decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Under the 2019 Illinois Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act, Illinois taxpayers have the opportunity to pay delinquent taxes with the possibility of waiver of interest and penalties
Orrick
On May 2, 2019, the Ninth Circuit in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, Inc. held that the California Supreme Court's 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court applied retroactively.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: On January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) affirmed the Acting Regional Director's determination that franchisees ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recently issued California Franchise Tax Board Chief Counsel ruling provides important guidance on the scope of a regulation regarding qualification as a "financial corporation" for California corporation franchise...
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