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    Federal Judge Rules on the Overtime Salary Rule

    Tim K. Garrett

    Judge Mazzant issued a final ruling striking down the overtime rule. The Texas Federal Judge used essentially the same reasoning on which he based his temporary injunction ruling. In light of this final decision, the appeal of his temporary injunction likely becomes moot.

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    Delaware Corporate Law and Chancery Review

    Francis G. X. Pileggi

    Key Decisions from DE’s Supreme Court and Court of Chancery

    A few recent decisions from the Delaware Court of Chancery provide practical guidance for corporate executives regarding the standard of review that the courts will apply to challenges to executive compensation decisions.

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    Reflections on Kokesh v. SEC

    Dixie L. Johnson and M. Alexander Koch

    Potential Ramifications of SEC Disgorgement Being a Penalty

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    The Kokesh decision raises potential consequences that move beyond the realm of SEC enforcement. They are discussed in depth in this article.

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    The Equal Pay Act

    Robert G. Brody and Lindsay M. Rinehart

    In 2017, 25 states and the District of Columbia are considering legislation that would prohibit employers from asking job candidates about past salaries. But the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a 35-year-old decision at a time when the rest of the country is moving to bridge the gender wage equality gap.

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    NY's Paid Family Leave Program

    Sharon P. Stiller and Rachel Demarest Gold

    What Employers Need to Know

    Effective Jan. 1, 2018, New York State will have its own "Paid Family Leave Benefits Law." Since the payroll deductions supporting the Law began July 1, 2017, it is not too early to begin reviewing your employer obligations.

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    Automatic Legal Holds Becoming the Norm

    While they are a prime responsibility for attorneys facing litigation or regulatory investigations, legal holds are not always executed as effectively as they should be. For many, it is a problem of managing data in multiple locations; for others, it's the challenge of having unreliable data custodians.

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