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  • Blog: Appellate InsightAppealing Motions to Compel Arbitration in Federal CourtPosted on March 5, 2021 by Patrick Burns
    Can an order ruling on a motion or petition to compel arbitration in federal court be appealed? While federal appellate jurisdiction is generally limited to “final decisions” of the district courts (28 U.S.C. § 1291), the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) authorizes interlocutory appeals from orders denying arbitration. But the ability to appeal an order that […] The post Appealing Motions to Compel Arbitration in Federal Court first appeared on Appellate Insight.
  • Blog: Waller Law BlogCorporate Transparency Act creates privacy concerns for Family Offices and Private Trust CompaniesPosted on February 28, 2021 by
    The Act creates a risk of sensitive ownership information being exposed.
  • Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogCOVID-19 Employment Law UpdatesPosted on February 1, 2021 by
    Our colleagues in Patterson Belknap’s Employment Law and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practices have published a number of recent alerts on employment law and employee benefits considerations stemming from the Coronavirus pandemic. These updates are linked below for your convenience. New York State Issues New Guidance Clarifying Eligibility for COVID-19 Leave (February 2, 2021) Stimulus [...]
  • Blog: Cannabis Law BlogCourt Enjoins City’s Competitive Process for Selecting Adult Use License ApplicationsPosted on December 15, 2020 by
    On December 7, 2020, the Oakland County Circuit Court issued a preliminary injunction in Fire Farm, LLC et al v City of Berkley et al, Case No. 2020-184754-CZ, enjoining the City of Berkley, Michigan from issuing licenses to marijuana establishments pursuant to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, MCL 333.27101-333.27801 (“MMFLA”), or the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, MCL 333.27951-333.27967 (“MRTMA”), due to the likelihood that the City’s process for scoring and awarding licenses fails to comport with the requirements of MRTMA.&nbs...
  • Blog: The Law of OrderCOVID-19: 3 Things Most People Get Wrong About Virtual MeetingsPosted on March 20, 2020 by Sarah E. Merkle
    If you think your board and annual meetings are dull, I have just the thing to liven them up. Make them virtual! That’s right. For a small fee – or maybe even for free – you can hold a meeting on the phone or on the computer, where we will all surely make better decisions... Continue Reading

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