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JOBS Act Quick Start - A brief overview of the JOBS Act - 2014 Update
In This Issue: - Introduction - The IPO on-ramp - The IPO Process - Applying Title I to other transactions - Private offerings - Crowdfunding - Regulation A+ - Exchange Act registration thresholds
Insights Newsletter - June 2016
TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), 29 U.S.C. 201, et seq. In addition to the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) revisions to the FLSA’s white collar exemptions, which will go...
Summary Judgment Appellate Issues in Texas
Summary judgment motions are common place in almost any civil suit in Texas. Whether seeking dismissal of the entire case or seeking the dismissal of some (but not all) claims or defenses, parties routinely file motions for summary judgment. Therefore, almost all attorneys will eventually find themselves asking an appellate court to either affirm or reverse a summary judgment. When in that...
Let the money do the monitoring: how institutional investors can reduce agency costs in securities class actions.
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Presentation: Summary Judgments in Texas
David F. Johnson recently presented his paper on “Summary Judgments in Texas” at the State Bar of Texas’s Advanced Civil Appellate Course in Austin, Texas. This presentation included a discussion of the finality of summary judgments, the standard and scope of review of traditional and no-evidence summary judgments in the trial court and court of appeals, preservation of error hot topics, recent...
I. INTRODUCTION A. Scope. This paper addresses practical aspects of a typical copyright infringement case, a deceptively simple subject. Plaintiff introduces its copyright registration, proves defendant copied too much of the registered work, and submits its damages. Full stop. In practice, however, a copyright case is like a jigsaw puzzle, the...
Annual Report on EEOC Developments – Fiscal Year 2012
Over the years, Littler has provided periodic reports on significant cases, regulatory developments and other activities involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or “the Commission”). While such guidance is intended to update employers on significant EEOC developments as they arise, we believe that employers can also benefit from an annual update and overview of key EEOC...