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New OSHA reporting requirements go into effect January 1, 2015

New OSHA reporting requirements go into effect January 1, 2015

Beginning January 1, 2015, employers will need to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new requirements for reporting employee fatalities and severe injuries. The new rule requires employers to report to OSHA all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all work-related hospitalizations of one or more employees, ... Read More »

Investor advisory committee advises SEC to revisit definition of “accredited investor” and provide enhanced protections

Investor advisory committee advises SEC to revisit definition of “accredited investor” and provide enhanced protections

The amount of funds raised through private placements has become increasingly significant in the United States. When companies are not conducting a public offering and raise capital through a private placement instead, they often seek to demonstrate compliance with Rule 506 of Regulation D to ensure that they do not ... Read More »

Demystifying patent terminology: five easily misunderstood words and phrases

Demystifying patent terminology: five easily misunderstood words and phrases

To those who dabble in patent law only occasionally, doing so can feel as disorienting as walking into a wild jungle.  And with good reason—patent law’s unique terminology makes it ripe with opportunities for miscommunication between inventors, business leaders, corporate counsel, and the patent attorneys who serve them.  Keep this ... Read More »

The UK’s new Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Transparency is nothing to be scared of

The UK’s new Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Transparency is nothing to be scared of

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill (the Enterprise Bill) was introduced to Parliament shortly before the summer recess. The bill will enter its Commons Committee stage during October.  Subject to the will of Parliament, the Government intends it to be passed into law before the May 2015 General Election, ... Read More »

5 Steps for prudent employers when discharging employees, part one: before termination

5 Steps for prudent employers when discharging employees, part one: before termination

The process of discharging employees can be chaotic and emotional. However, if employers are proactive and prepared when the time comes, many hassles can be avoided down the road. Following are five prudent steps to take before discharging employees. Step #1: Review Documents Employers should review all relevant documents prior ... Read More »

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