Massachusetts’ highest court has recently determined that employees who lawfully use marijuana under a state’s medical marijuana law may have claims when they are terminated by their employer for testing positive for marijuana. In Barbuto…More
Non-compete agreements in the United States (sometimes called “non-competes”) are making a comeback, and they’re no longer just for top executives or salespersons. Just a few years ago, legal and employment experts predicted the demise…More
Alternative index funds are hot. While traditional index funds are tied to market-capitalization, or total-stock market value, alternative index (or, smart beta) funds have elected to weigh portfolios on other factors like volatility or global…More
In recent weeks, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which has jurisdiction over cases from federal district courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, clarified the standard that governs whether a hostile…More
Kleinbard business and finance partner, Eric Pritchard, writes a monthly column for securityinfowatch.com. His latest column – Legal Watch: So You Want to Open a Franchise… focuses on franchising in the electronic security alarm industry.