Employers faced another challenging year in 2021, attempting to keep up with constantly changing regulations and laws addressing the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, while still facing traditional legal issues such as discrimination and worker classification.
Commercial finance providers doing business in New York will have more time to comply with New York’s new law requiring consumer-like disclosures to be made for certain types of commercial financing.
In a recent case, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs determined that “Unlimited 5G” and “best price” claims by Comcast for its Xfinity 5G mobile plans were not supported and should be discontinued. The claims were challenged by T-Mobile.
On Thursday, December 16, 2021, the Standards Board of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health voted to update and readopt rules it had previously put into effect to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
An exemption from the California lender licensing law for a person making a single commercial-purpose loan in a rolling 12-month period is about to “sunset” in California, impacting persons who have relied upon the exemption, including when structuring transactions through ...
On December 15, 2021, the New York State Department of Financial Services published proposed amendments to the state’s debt collection regulations.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Office) issued a notice titled “Properly Presenting Prophetic and Working Examples in a Patent Application.”
As the use of automatic renewal subscriptions continues to increase, four states have recently contributed to the regulatory landscape.
On December 16, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a “market monitoring” inquiry into “buy now, pay later” credit offered by five companies.
Late on Friday, December 17, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ended the Fifth Circuit’s stay of OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard, which applies to employers with 100+ employees