May 21, 2018

EU General Data Protection Regulation Effective May 25, 2018

By Benjamin J. Biard

In April 2016, the European Union (“EU”) Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) replacing the now antiquated “Data Protection Directive” originally adopted in 1995… More

May 17, 2018

New Jersey Enacts Strongest U.S. Equal Pay Bill into Law

By Robyn Silvermintz

The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (“Equal Pay Act”) was signed by Governor Murphy on April 24, 2018, which takes effect on July 1, 2018…. More

May 2, 2018

FINRA Regulatory Notice 18-13

By Benjamin J. Biard

On April 20, 2018, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued Regulatory Notice 18-13… More

Apr 19, 2018

Mandatory Changes are coming to New York State and possibly New York City Employers in the Fight against Sexual Harassment!

On April 11, 2018, the New York City Council passed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the “Act”), a package of 11 bills designed to amend the New York City Human Rights Law… More

Aug 3, 2017

Standing under Spokeo has been established

Standing under Spokeo has been established.  The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (the “Appeals Court”) reversed the USDC (District of Columbia)(the “District Court”) decision to dismiss a matter for lack of Article III standing… More

Aug 1, 2017

Nationwide initiative to Get in Cyber Shape is underway!

The time has never been better to get in Cyber Shape!! The New York State Department of Financial Services’ Cybersecurity Regulation, and its requirements, is getting nationwide attention… More