New York Non-Compete Ban Vetoed but Proposal Lives On

New York Governor Cathy Hochul recently vetoed a bill that would have enacted a sweeping ban on non-competition covenants.

Randi F. Knepper Joins Stevens & Lee

Randi F. Knepper is a highly experienced litigator in the areas of commercial, insurance and ERISA disputes.

USCIS Announces Filing Fee Changes

While some fees will be reduced under the new schedule, overall, fees will increase. The new fee schedule goes into effect on April 1, 2024.

Changes to the H-1B Registration Process; H-1B Fiscal Year 2025 is Here

We examine major changes to the H-1B application process announced by the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Federal Court Upholds Employment Application’s Statute of Limitation Provision for Filing Lawsuits

To stave off potential lawsuit claims, employers have the option of including a statute of limitation provision for employment applications.

FTC/DOJ Merger Guidelines: Assessment of Rebuttal Evidence

Overall, the focus of this evidentiary review appears to be on whether the merger will produce substantial competitive benefits, i.e., will improve competition in the relevant market or prevent the threat that it may be lessened.

Thinking Appellate Reconsideration? Remember A Few Good Men

Most appellate courts allow reconsideration and reargument requests, but that does not mean they should be filed.

Analysis: How the FTC and DOJ Final Merger Guidelines Impact on Health Care System Mergers

The merger guidelines will impact every health care system merger. In highly concentrated markets, a merger that eliminates a significant competitor creates significant risk that the merger may substantially lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly.

National Authority on Elder Investor Fraud Protection Ronald C. Long Joins Stevens & Lee

Ronald C. Long, a national authority on issues affecting senior and at-risk investors, has joined the firm’s Senior Investor Compliance Services team.

Union Data Showing Early Signs of Organizing Push

Daniel provided insights on the decisions' current impacts to union bargaining processes and the potential retroactivity of forthcoming changes proposed by NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo to the NLRB,

New Annual Report Filing for PA Entities: What Should Businesses Consider?

PA entities and businesses should become familiar with the new annual reporting requirements and consider a few practical implications.

2024 Brings Increased Scrutiny for Merging Health Care Firms

The Guidelines are intended to “reflect modern market realities, advances in economics and law, and the lived experiences of a diverse array of market participants.”

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