Skip Navigation

Legal Updates

Showing page 3 of 76

Supreme Court Allows Enforcement of Trump Administration Asylum Rule

October 22, 2019

The Supreme Court has allowed enforcement of a new Trump administration rule, which requires asylum seekers passing through third countries to apply for asylum in those countries first before seeking asylum in the United States, to move forward pending disposition of the administration’s appeal in the Ninth Circuit.

View Details

MIMA’s Website Accessibility Workshop: Pro Tips, Legal Highlights & Case Studies

October 21, 2019

On November 5, 2019, Fredrikson & Byron is hosting MIMA’s workshop on the business and legal need for creating accessible websites, apps and other digital tech.

View Details

New Case Reminds Employers of Old Adage: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

October 14, 2019

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently affirmed an employer’s liability for more than a half million dollars in unpaid overtime wages and an additional half million in liquidated damages because the employer’s split-day compensation system did not comply with the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA).

View Details

New Development on Cost-Plus Contracts in Iowa

October 8, 2019

Cost-plus contracts are common in the construction industry, and a recent case in Iowa will have significant implications for business practices in that industry.

View Details

The 2020 Overtime Pay Rule: What Employers Need to Know

October 1, 2019

The DOL’s new overtime rule is likely to survive the legal challenges that stopped the 2016 rule from going into effect. In the meantime, what should employers do to prepare for the rule’s effective date?

View Details

REITs After TCJA –Time for a Second Look?

September 30, 2019

Real estate fund sponsors that typically choose limited partnership or limited liability company structures for their fund entities might want to give REITs another look.

View Details

Website Accessibility Alert for Government Contractors

September 24, 2019

Government contractors, are the websites and deliverables you provide to government clients accessible?

View Details

Business Roundtable Embraces Stakeholder Capitalism

September 23, 2019

The Business Roundtable made headlines last month when it issued a statement redefining the purpose of a corporation to embrace so-called “stakeholder capitalism.”

View Details

The End of LIBOR: Is Your Company Prepared?

September 23, 2019

LIBOR is scheduled to be phased out by the end of 2021, and the SEC is encouraging all companies to assess their exposure to LIBOR and to appreciate the wide variety of consequences the discontinuation of LIBOR may have on their businesses.

View Details

Leading Investor Group Urges Companies to Simplify Executive Compensation

September 23, 2019

On September 18, the CII announced that it had overhauled its Policies on Executive Compensation to urge public companies to, among other things, “dial back the complexity of their executive compensation plans and set longer periods for measuring performance for incentive pay.”

View Details