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2019 U.S. Supreme Court labor and employment docket By Mark Anthony Spognardi February 2019 The U.S. Supreme Court is considering several important labor and employment cases in 2019.
Chair’s Column By Melissa Carter November 2019 A note from the chair, Melissa Carter.
Corporate Law Department Section’s Legal Minutes: Summer-Fall 2019 By Mark A. Spognardi November 2019 Summaries of recent legislation, cases, and other legal matters of interest to corporate law practitioners.
Courts continue to rule on retirement plan mandatory arbitration provisions By Gregory K. Brown & Louis L. Joseph May 2019 In the past few years, some retirement plans have included terms and provisions that require participant breach of fiduciary claims to be resolved in arbitration, which has caused the courts to begin to consider participant motions to invalidate or limit the effect of these mandatory arbitration provisions.
Guide to Collecting Personal Information Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 By Donata Kalnenaite November 2019 A guide to help attorneys understand how their clients can collect the personal information of Client consumers through their websites while remaining in compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Illinois Supreme Court upholds BIPA technical violations By Mark Anthony Spognardi February 2019 The Supreme Court of Illinois recently held that private entities can be held liable for monetary damages for technical violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
IRS retirement plan limitations for 2019 By Bernard G. Peters February 2019 An overview of the updates to the Internal Revenue Service's retirement plan limitations, which sets forth the 2019 limits of the amounts that can be deferred under different retirement plans.
ISBA’s Corporate Law Departments legal minutes: Winter-spring 2019 By Mark A. Spognardi May 2019 Legal updates and case summaries of interest.
Non-party response to subpoena for protected health information By R. Stephen Scott February 2019 If you represent, or you are a covered entity under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, you may find a party to litigation issues a subpoena for protected health information from your non-party client and wonder whether your client has any duty to respond.
Warning: Illinois Human Rights Act has new posting requirement By Mark Anthony Spognardi February 2019 An overview of how amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act will affect employers.