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Preparing For Electronic Discovery In Litigation
The largest cost in litigation is discovery, an ever-growing percentage of which is electronic discovery ("e-discovery").
United States
23 Sep 2016
Accountants, Not Clients, Hold Privilege Governing Confidentiality Of Records Under Illinois Public Accounting Act
The underlying dispute in Brunton concerned a will contest between two adult children challenging the validity of their deceased parents’ will.
United States
7 Apr 2015
New Securities And Commodities Fraud Section Created By Chicago-Based US Attorney
Zachary Fardon, the recently appointed US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, has announced the creation of a new Securities and Commodities Fraud Section in Chicago.
United States
23 Apr 2014
Recent Developments In State "Wage Theft" Prevention Statutes
US states have long had wage-payment statutes on their books that establish the frequency and method by which private employers must pay wages due to their employees.
United States
10 Sep 2013
The SEC Requires Hedge Fund Harbinger Capital and its Manager Falcone to Admit Wrongdoing in Landmark Settlement
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that Philip A. Falcone, a New York-based hedge fund advisor, and the hedge fund he managed, Harbinger Capital Partners LLC (Harbinger Capital), have agreed to settle allegations of misappropriation of client assets, market manipulation and client betrayal.
United States
22 Aug 2013
Recent Department Of Labor Settlement Highlights Need For Employer Caution When Characterizing Wages As "Per Diem" Payments
A recent $2 million settlement between the US Department of Labor and Hutco, Inc., a major labor services firm, highlights the care that employers must take to accurately characterize "per diem" payments to avoid liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act when calculating the wages due to temporary workers and independent contractors.
United States
12 Aug 2013
E-Discovery In Employment Litigation (Electronic Discovery & Records Management - Tip Of The Month)
The burden of discovery falls disproportionately upon the employer in most employment litigation, but a resourceful employer can minimize the cost of discovery by familiarizing itself with the relevant data sources.
United States
1 Jul 2013
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