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Literal falsity about independence of tests/test results supports $18 million in disgorgement (incl. interest)

Dyson, Inc. v. SharkNinja Operating LLC, 2019 WL 1454509, No. 14 C 9442 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 31, 2019)Dyson sued SharkNinja in 2014 for false advertising.  SharkNinja won summary judgment except for Dyson’s literal falsity claim for the period from August … Continue reading

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Internal Revenue Service Reveals Results of Two-Week Employment Tax Compliance Campaign

Yesterday the IRS announced the results of a nationwide two-week “education and enforcement campaign” regarding employment tax compliance. For several years, the IRS has made employment tax compliance a top enforcement priority, on both the civil and criminal sides. With … Continue reading

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Legal fees survey for 2019 results are here

Each year, Canadian Lawyer Magazine surveys lawyers across the country about what they are charging for services. The magazine compiles the responses and publishes them. All areas of law are covered, but obviously I am particularly interested – and I … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in South Florida Assisted Living Facility Paying $103,389 in Back Wages to 20 Employees

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Paradise Villa Retirement Home Inc. – operator of five South Florida assisted living facilities – has paid $103,389 in back wages to 20 employees for violating … Continue reading

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Canadian Govt. Keeps ACTA Consultation Results Under Wraps

The documents confirm that two countries – the United States and Japan – have emerged as the primary supporters and drafters of the treaty. Countries have met three times in recent months to discuss elements of the treaty with those … Continue reading

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