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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…

Bad Things Can Happen on Good Websites – Including Yours?

November 4, 2021

Could your website be undermining your Privacy Policy?  A recent set of articles on The Markup, a nonprofit newsroom that…

No ATs? Huge Problem: Shocking Number of Public High Schools Don’t Have Medical Providers to Protect Student Athletes

October 20, 2021

Highlighting the risks faced by high school athletes across the country, a 2020 Spotlight on America report by the Korey…

Governor Phil Murphy Signs New LAD Amendment, Expanding New Jersey Age Discrimination Protections

October 8, 2021

On Tuesday, Governor Phil Murphy expanded protections for older New Jersey employees by signing A681 into law. The bill amends…

First Jury Verdict in Football-Brain Disease Case Upheld by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court

October 1, 2021

On September 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania rejected Matthew Onyshko’s Petition for Allowance of Appeal to revive his…

Delaware Supreme Court Announces Key Changes to Standing Doctrines in Derivative Shareholder Litigation

September 28, 2021

Last week, the Delaware Supreme Court handed down two important decisions clarifying key doctrines relating to derivative shareholder litigation. The…

“What’s it to you?” Supreme Court’s TransUnion v. Ramirez Opinion Limits Article III Standing for Class Action Plaintiffs in Federal Court

September 15, 2021

The first Supreme Court decision to confront Article III standing in five years can be summarized in just five words:…

President Biden Announces Vaccine Mandates for Large Employers, Federal Workers, and Health Care Workers

September 13, 2021

Last week, as part of his “Path Out of the Pandemic” Action Plan, President Biden announced that all employers with…