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Establishing Personal Jurisdiction in US Court Over Foreign Defendants

August 19, 2022

US federal courts, with sophisticated judiciaries and well-developed bodies of law, are very attractive forums for resolving international disputes. Yet,…

Legislation Enacted: Critical Amendment to DGCL §102(b)(7) Expanding Exculpation to Delaware Corporate Officers

August 8, 2022

In April this year, we reported on an important proposed amendment to Section 102(b)(7) of the Delaware General Corporation Law…

New Guidance on Recreational Cannabis Taxation in New Jersey

July 25, 2022

It is an exciting time to own a cannabis business in New Jersey and, amidst the excitement, it is essential…

Quick Take: Vega v. Tekoh, No. 21-499 (U.S. June 23, 2022)

July 1, 2022

Bottom Line:  SCOTUS held that the allegedly improper admission of an “un-Mirandized statement” in a criminal prosecution does not provide…

DOE Releases the Highly Anticipated Proposed Title IX Regulations

June 27, 2022

Join us this Thursday, June 30, 2022 as our Title IX experts, Ashley Lynam and Kacie Kergides, discuss the details…

Mayor Kenney Expected to Sign Employee Commuter Transit Benefit Programs Bill into Law

June 23, 2022

A new Philadelphia ordinance, the Employee Commuter Transit Benefit Programs (ECTBP), may soon allow thousands of employees to use pre-tax…

President Biden signs the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022

June 21, 2022

President Biden did not waste much time signing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (“OSRA 2022”) on June 16,…

More Authority to FMC and More Pressure on Carriers via Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022

April 14, 2022

The US Senate unanimously passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (“OSRA 2022”) on March 31, 2022.  The version…

Take Note: Potentially Critical Amendment to DGCL §102(b)(7) Expanding Exculpation to Corporate Officers Under Consideration in Delaware

April 7, 2022

An important amendment to Section 102(b)(7) of the Delaware General Corporation Law currently is under consideration.  All who are in…

The Golden Ray: The Wreckage is Gone, but Her Wake Remains Roiled

April 1, 2022

The legal voyage of the vehicle carrier Golden Ray has not ended. While she capsized off the Georgia coast on…

DOJ Targets Crypto-Criminals and Names First Director of National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team

February 24, 2022

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that Eun Young Choi would serve as the first Director of…

Senate Passes Bi-Partisan Bill Prohibiting Mandatory Arbitration of Employee Sexual Misconduct Claims

February 14, 2022

Congress has taken legislative action to provide employees with sexual misconduct claims with a path to litigate these claims in…

NY Commercial Division Now Requiring Settlement Discussions Before Trial

February 3, 2022

On January 7, 2022, New York Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks issued a new directive which requires parties to…

Third Circuit Expands Liability for Colleges & Universities in Title IX Decision

January 27, 2022

A series of procedural missteps and policy failures led to the tragic murder of a college student on the campus…

Supreme Court Blocks OSHA ETS but Upholds CMS Rule Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination

January 14, 2022

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (“OSHA”) Emergency Temporary…

Sixth Circuit Lifts Stay of OSHA Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

December 20, 2021

On Friday evening, December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a stay on the Occupational Safety &…

Apply Now for a Personal Use Cannabis Business License in New Jersey

December 15, 2021

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (“CRC”) began accepting applications for personal use cannabis businesses on December 15. At this…

OSHA Suspends Implementation of COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements

November 16, 2021

On Friday, November 12, 2021, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced that it is suspending “activities”…

Getting Smart about Smart Contracts

November 15, 2021

I started to research this article by typing “blockchain” and “smart contract” into a legal search engine and filtering to…

Federal Government Announces Vaccination Rules for Employers, Including OSHA’s Vaccine or Testing Requirements for Large Employers

November 9, 2021

Last week, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued its long-anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) that requires…