Monthly Archives: May 2022

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Llinks Legal Alert – Labor & Employment Law (May 2022)

Llinks Legal Alerts focus on cutting-edge labor law topics and brings you most updated legislation trend. Please stay tuned with us.  Read more…

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A change of company share ownership may result in the impossibility of continuing the execution of an “in-house” contract

On 12 May 2022, the Court of Justice of the European Union further clarified the scope of the in-house exemption provided for in Article 12 of Directive 2014/24/EU (case C-719/20).

Under Article 12(3) of Directive 2014/24, a public contract may be awarded to a legal person without applying the Directive (i.e., without a public procurement procedure) provided that (i) the contracting authority exercises jointly with other contracting authorities a control over that legal person which is similar to that which they exercise over their own departments; (ii) more than 80 % of the activities of that legal person are carried out in the performance of tasks entrusted to it by the controlling contracting authorities or by other legal persons controlled by the same contracting authorities; and (iii) subject to certain exceptions, there is no direct private capital participation in the controlled legal person. Read more…

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“Material Changes” to New Hampshire’s Noncompete Law Proposed

We have written recently about legislative action in various states concerning their restrictive covenant laws, including Washington state’s prohibitions on nondisclosure and nondisparagement provisions in employment agreements, a proposal in Connecticut to codify limitations on noncompetes, and a law passed in Colorado that would limit the use and enforcement of noncompetes and non-solicitation provisions. Another state that is considering new noncompete legislation is New Hampshire.

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Martin Côté Featured in a Continuing Education Activity of the Bar

Today, May 31, Martin Côté is presenting “Tout ce que vous devez savoir relativement au secret professionnel de l’avocat en entreprise et au privilège relatif au litige”, a contining education webinar hosted by the Bar of Quebec.

L’article Martin Côté Featured in a Continuing Education Activity of the Bar est apparu en premier sur RSS – Robinson Sheppard Shapiro.

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RSS Welcomes Ariane Vanasse in Its Insurance Law Group

RSS is proud to announce that Ariane Vanasse, a litigator, is joining the firm’s Insurance Law Group. A member of the Bar since 2018, Ariane has focused her practice on litigation and dispute resolution, dealing with numerous areas of law such as claims for latent defects.

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11 Connolly Gallagher Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

11 Connolly Gallagher Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Eleven Connolly Gallagher attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers in their annual attorney rankings. Seven attorneys were named Super Lawyers and four additional attorneys were recognized as Rising Stars in a ranking process that included peer nominations, peer evaluations, and independent research. Approximately 5 percent of attorneys are named as Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent are named as Rising Stars. Connolly Gallagher offers its clients a multidisciplinary approach and is proud to be recognized by Super Lawyers for excellence in eleven different practice areas.

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Supreme Court Holds That Judges Can’t Invent Rules Governing Arbitration Waiver

Litigators who defend cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), particularly ‘collective actions” alleging wage-and-hour violations, often have been able to counter, or even sometimes support, allegations that arbitration agreements have been waived where the conduct of a party has caused prejudice to the other side. In the case of Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., a unanimous Supreme Court has now held that the determinant of waiver is solely dependent upon the nature and magnitude of the actions of the party that might be inconsistent with arbitration, without respect to alleged prejudice.

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Protecting Health Care Trade Secrets with Non-Competes and Other Covenants

How can health care employers use non-competes and other restrictive covenants to protect trade secrets? Attorneys Erik Weibust and Katherine Rigby explore the options available to employers, in an article for Law360.

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Human Connection: The Most Important Role We’ll Ever Have

I wrote a version of this post a few weeks ago when the Supreme Court draft was leaked and I was thinking about it again this morning as I was having trouble concentrating because of the massacre in Uvalde, Texas. I know I’m not unique in feeling this way – I’ve talked with friends and other professionals here in the US who are having a really hard time this week, those who are parents and teachers especially. I am neither, but I do have a ten-year-old niece, whose face I can’t help but superimpose over all the victims as I consider the goofy and earnest conversations we have over FaceTime each weekend, how much she loves her stuffies and her family, how hard it was for her mom, my sister, to send her and her older sister to school yesterday morning.

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Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld (RCCB) Announces Fourteen 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®

Philadelphia, PA, May 26, 2022Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB), a law firm offering a distinctive combination of practical business acumen, legal expertise, and entrepreneurial passion, today announced fourteen RCCB lawyers have been named to the 2022 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists.

“Highlighting the firm’s wide array of strengths, we are pleased to honor this distinguished group of lawyers who have excelled in their respective practice areas,” said Neil A. Cooper, Executive Partner.

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