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Angel Capital Association – New Model Convertible Note Agreement Available for Free Download

insights Angel Capital Association – New Model Convertible Note Agreement Available for Free Download Dror Futter · June 11, 2024

The Angel Capital Association recently released its new Model Convertible Note and Term Sheet which discusses essential aspects of convertible note financing. Rimon Partner Dror Futter is a contributing author. The Angel Capital Association New Model Convertible Note and Term Sheet is now available for download on the ACA website. https://lnkd.in/geEJCz9U ➡ The goal is…

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Obviousness – What is Required to Show a Proper Motivation to Combine?

insights Obviousness – What is Required to Show a Proper Motivation to Combine? Donald L. Jackson · June 5, 2024

While the nonprecedential decision in Google v. Sonos, CAFC Appeal No. 2023-1259, May 23, 2024, is not itself groundbreaking.  It provides a useful backdrop to consider how the Federal Circuit analyzes whether a patent challenger has identified a proper motivation to combine references in an obviousness analysis. The Federal Circuit analyzed obviousness in the context…

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Podcast Roundup: Wealth and Law, May 2024

insights Podcast Roundup: Wealth and Law, May 2024 Brent Nelson · June 3, 2024

Wealth and Law is a project of attorney Brent Nelson and guests who share their knowledge in an educational, collaborative, and innovative format, with the goal of improving access to important information for professionals and individuals. Brent Nelson is an established and respected thought leader and estate planning and tax partner at Rimon. Explore the…

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Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Prohibits Discriminatory Job Transfers

insights Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Prohibits Discriminatory Job Transfers Courtney M. Roman · May 31, 2024

On April 17, 2024, the U.S Supreme Court held in Muldrow v. City of St. Louis Missouri, et. al., that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating in decisions, such as job transfers, even if the transfer doesn’t cause significant harm or “significant employment disadvantage.” Jatonya Clayborn Muldrow claimed her employer,…

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New York State Budget Updates – What Employers Need to Know

insights New York State Budget Updates – What Employers Need to Know David J. Mahoney · New York State Budget Updates – What Employers Need to Know Maureen Bradley · May 21, 2024

On April 24, 2024, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation to implement the state’s fiscal year 2025 budget.  The budget bill contains several key changes for employers, including paid leave for prenatal care, paid breaks for employees who need to express breast milk, and a sunset date for COVID-19 paid sick leave requirements. Paid…

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What Employers Need to Know About the Department of Labor’s 2024 Independent Contractor Rule

insights What Employers Need to Know About the Department of Labor’s 2024 Independent Contractor Rule David J. Mahoney · What Employers Need to Know About the Department of Labor’s 2024 Independent Contractor Rule Haley Trust · May 20, 2024

Employers seeking to hire workers as independent contractors must pay close attention to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (the “DOL”) new rule regarding the classification of independent contractors.  The misclassification of a worker as an independent contractor is a common and often expensive mistake for employers. Employers must heed to the DOL’s new rule as…

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Extensions of Russian Sanctions to Certain Imports May Not Allow Importing as Usual

insights Extensions of Russian Sanctions to Certain Imports May Not Allow Importing as Usual Sandra Lee Bell · Extensions of Russian Sanctions to Certain Imports May Not Allow Importing as Usual Ivan Komaritsky · May 10, 2024

The prohibition of imported merchandise is a very rare occurrence in connection with sanctions issued by the United States through the Executive Branch. That practice, however, seems to be changing quickly with respect to imports from Russia. Recently, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets and Control (OFAC), in coordination with the United…

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Podcast Roundup: Wealth and Law, April 2024

insights Podcast Roundup: Wealth and Law, April 2024 Brent Nelson · May 1, 2024

Wealth and Law is a project of attorney Brent Nelson and guests who share their knowledge in an educational, collaborative, and innovative format, with the goal of improving access to important information for professionals and individuals. Brent Nelson is an established and respected thought leader and estate planning and tax partner at Rimon. Explore the…

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EEO-1 Component 1 Filing Portal is Now Open, Are You Required to File?

insights EEO-1 Component 1 Filing Portal is Now Open, Are You Required to File? David J. Mahoney · EEO-1 Component 1 Filing Portal is Now Open, Are You Required to File? Alyssa Murphy · May 1, 2024

All employers that have at least 100 employees are required to file EEO-1 forms annually with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Employers that have 50 or more employees and that have a federal contract/subcontract worth more than $50,000 must file EEO-1 reports as well. The 2023 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection window is open…

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Germany: Beehives!

insights Germany: Beehives! Michael Magotsch · Germany: Beehives! Oliver Otto · April 23, 2024

Sustainability in Remuneration Systems? Is that possible? And if so, how? Everyone wants it. Everyone claims it. But in practice, are sustainability criteria actually met? Have insurance companies and investment houses really made progress or have sustainability targets remained with the beehives on the roof – i.e. greenwashing – in the practice of fund providers?…

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