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Do You Have a Hoverboard? Be Careful of Its Lithium-Ion Battery

By Domenic B. Sanginiti, Jr. on May 17th, 2024

Posted in Exploding Batteries, Product Liability

If you have purchased an EVERCROSS EV5 hoverboard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends that you immediately stop using them due to risk of fire. The hoverboards in question are manufactured in China by Jinhua Smart Electric Technology, Ltd., and are sold on the internet through common retailers… Continue reading

The New Retirement Security Rule: Updated Fiduciary Definition under ERISA

By Thomas Kellerman & The Securities Compliance Team on May 14th, 2024

Posted in Investment Management & Securities

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) promulgated a final rule, titled the “Retirement Security Rule” (the “Final Rule”), updating the definition of an “investment advice fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (“ERISA”). In addition, the DOL issued final amendments… Continue reading

Four Construction Litigation Tips for Newer Plaintiffs’-Side Practitioners

By Carin A. O'Donnell on April 30th, 2024

Posted in Construction Accidents, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death

Construction is a high-hazard industry for workers. There’s no shortage of potential causes of catastrophic injuries. Whether it is the risk of falling from rooftops, being injured by unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, being electrocuted, or inhaling silica dust or asbestos, workers risk their lives every time… Continue reading

FTC Bans Employment Non-Competes Nationwide

By Tara A. Speer on April 24th, 2024

Posted in Business & Commercial Law, Business & Corporate, Employment Law, Franchise, Legal Updates

After a year of uncertainty, the FTC has issued a Final Rule banning employment non-competes nationwide. The Commission has determined that non-competes themselves constitute an unfair method of competition in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act. Citing to wage suppression, stifling innovation, and inhibiting start-up creation as factors,… Continue reading

DOL Publishes Final QPAM Exemption Amendment

By Ronald Minsky & The Securities Compliance Team on April 23rd, 2024

Posted in Investment Management & Securities

On April 3, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final amendment to Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 84-14. The amendment will become effective June 17, 2024. Registered investment advisers that manage accounts that are considered “plan assets” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and… Continue reading

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